Festivals, celebrations, and holidays

Sources of Japanese American community interaction included picnics, musicals, concerts, martial arts competitions, and festivals such as Bon Odori (annual Buddhist festival commemorating ancestors).

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Christmas card from Tsuyoshi Shimada to Sue Ogata Kato (ddr-csujad-49-107)
doc Christmas card from Tsuyoshi Shimada to Sue Ogata Kato (ddr-csujad-49-107)
Christmas card from Tsuyoshi Shimada to Sue Ogata Kato. An item from: pages 76-77 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_052_01
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-57)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-57)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Includes a photograph of the Japanese community probably in Washington. A group of Japanese men, women, and children poses surrounding a boat with a sign, "Japan gives her Navy to the cause of Democracy." In the photograph, Japanese men wear a special event costume of an American …
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-302)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-302)
A page from a photo album including Japanese family photographs. Includes a photograph of the Japanese community at a picnic. One photograph captures a cultural event sponsored by local Japanese associations. Also includes a photograph of a Japanese woman along with the Santa Barbara Museum of National History and St. Anthony's Seminary, both located in Santa …
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-33)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-33)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Three photographs are pasted on the page. Those photographs appear to be taken in Washington in the early 1900s. Include a portrait of a Japanese man in academic dress and photographs of infants dressed for a Japanese traditional ceremony for newborns. See this object in the California …
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-307)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-307)
A page from a photo album including Japanese family photographs. Pasted on the page are family photographs including Japanese men, women, and children. One photograph captures a birthday party for a Japanese American female child in July 1943. Another photograph captures a group of Japanese American female children taken in summer 1927. Photographs also include the …
Japanese family, females (ddr-csujad-25-309)
img Japanese family, females (ddr-csujad-25-309)
A page from a photo album including Japanese family photographs. Pasted on the page are family photographs, mostly depicting Japanese American females. Inscription on one of the photographs reads, "To Kiyo, love Judy." Location is unknown. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_10_01_017
Taenaka family, kimono (ddr-csujad-25-268)
img Taenaka family, kimono (ddr-csujad-25-268)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are four photographs of the Taenaka family, including Haruko, Yaeko, Chiyoko, and Saiko in kimono. The photographs are taken around 1930 in Los Angeles, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_01_063
Taenaka family, kimono (ddr-csujad-25-271)
img Taenaka family, kimono (ddr-csujad-25-271)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are five photographs of the Taenaka family, including Kamie, Haruko, Chiyoko, and Saiko taken with the local Japanese American community in Los Angeles, California. Haruko, Chiyoko and Saiko wear kimono. The photographs are probably taken in the early 1930s. See this object in the …
Taenaka family, Japanese American community in Los Angeles, California (ddr-csujad-25-269)
img Taenaka family, Japanese American community in Los Angeles, California (ddr-csujad-25-269)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are five photographs of the Taenaka family taken with the local Japanese American community in Los Angeles, California. In these photographs, the female children are dancing in kimono. The photographs are probably taken in the early 1930s. See this object in the California State …
Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-34)
img Japanese family (ddr-csujad-25-34)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Two photographs are pasted on the page. Those photographs appear to be taken in Washington in the early 1900s. Include a portrait of a Japanese man and woman in kimono and a Japanese infant dressed for a Japanese traditional ceremony for newborns. See this object in the …
Photograph of Frank Chin and his son Sam (ddr-csujad-24-109)
img Photograph of Frank Chin and his son Sam (ddr-csujad-24-109)
A photograph of Frank Chin with his son Sam, with a note written on the back from Michi and Walter Weglyn. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_08_011
Bishop Matsukage (ddr-csujad-11-26)
img Bishop Matsukage (ddr-csujad-11-26)
This photograph depicts Bishop Matsukage dressed in traditional clothing along with a procession on Buddhist Day on Treasure Island near San Francisco. From page 13 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_13_001
Parade, Japan Day (ddr-csujad-11-60)
img Parade, Japan Day (ddr-csujad-11-60)
Photographed is Goro Yamamoto, participating in the Japan Day Parade as part of the San Francisco World's Fair, which took place on Treasure Island in 1939. From page 24 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_24_001
Invitation to the Japan Day celebration (ddr-csujad-11-54)
img Invitation to the Japan Day celebration (ddr-csujad-11-54)
An invitation from Toshito Satow, the Commissioner General of Japan, to Miss Tazu Kawamoto for the Japan Day celebration on Treasure Island. From page 21 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_21_001
Japan Day (ddr-csujad-11-56)
img Japan Day (ddr-csujad-11-56)
A photograph taken at the Japan Day celebration at the Japan Pavilion, San Francisco, California. From page 22 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_22_001
Speech (ddr-csujad-11-57)
img Speech (ddr-csujad-11-57)
A photograph of a man making a speech, most likely at the Japan Day celebration, as part of the World's Fair on Treasure Island, California. From page 22 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_22_002
Parade (ddr-csujad-11-154)
img Parade (ddr-csujad-11-154)
Photographed are three men participating in the Fourth of July parade in Monterey, California. From page 56 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_56_002
Fair maidens (ddr-csujad-11-28)
img Fair maidens (ddr-csujad-11-28)
Ladies dressed in kimono pose together at Buddhist Day on Treasure Island, California. From page 14 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_14_002
Invitation to the reception and tea (ddr-csujad-11-55)
img Invitation to the reception and tea (ddr-csujad-11-55)
An invitation from Toshito Satow, the Consul General of Japan to Miss Tazu Kawamoto to attend a reception and tea in honor of Kensuke Horinouchi, the Japanese Ambassador to the United States, presumably as part of the Japan Day celebration. From page 21 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State …
S.F. Sonichi Band (ddr-csujad-11-62)
img S.F. Sonichi Band (ddr-csujad-11-62)
A marching band named Sonichi plays at the Japan Day celebration during the San Francisco World's Fair, which took place on Treasure Island in 1939. From page 25 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_25_001
Mayor Rossi (ddr-csujad-11-58)
img Mayor Rossi (ddr-csujad-11-58)
A photograph of Mayor Angelo Joseph Rossi of San Francisco speaking at the World's Fair on Treasure Island in 1939. From page 23 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_23_001
Japan Day (ddr-csujad-11-64)
img Japan Day (ddr-csujad-11-64)
Perhaps from the Japan Day parade, a float is decorated with objects and people dressed in traditional clothing. From page 26 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_26_001
Consul General Saito (ddr-csujad-11-5)
img Consul General Saito (ddr-csujad-11-5)
Consul General Saito making a public speech. This is most likely part of the Japan Day celebration, which was also part of the World's Fair that was held in 1939-1940 in San Francisco's Treasure Island. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_02_002
Japanese American Citizens League (ddr-csujad-11-153)
img Japanese American Citizens League (ddr-csujad-11-153)
A photograph of the Fourth of July Parade in Monterey, California. The Japanese American Citizens League is represented by the banner. From page 56 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_56_001
Parade (ddr-csujad-11-155)
img Parade (ddr-csujad-11-155)
Three women are photographed at the Fourth of July parade in Monterey, California. From page 56 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_56_003
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