Needlecrafts

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Needlecrafts (10)

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Photograph of gift ideas created at Manzanar and exhibited with other textiles (ddr-csujad-47-73)
img Photograph of gift ideas created at Manzanar and exhibited with other textiles (ddr-csujad-47-73)
Photograph of gift ideas created at Manzanar and exhibited with other textiles. The displayed items include handkerchiefs, small pillows and pin cushions. Most of the patterns depict flowers, with some butterflies and nautical themes as well. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0109
Photograph of a display of handmade clothing created by Mrs. N. Itokawa (ddr-csujad-47-71)
img Photograph of a display of handmade clothing created by Mrs. N. Itokawa (ddr-csujad-47-71)
Photograph of a display of handmade clothing created by Mrs. N. Itokawa at Manzanar. The clothing includes blouses, dresses and jackets as well as table linens. There are four figurines on the center of the table wearing bridal clothing. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0107
Tora Renge (ddr-csujad-8-61)
doc Tora Renge (ddr-csujad-8-61)
Oral history interview with Tora Renge. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Renge, Tora
Tomiko Kuwamoto (ddr-csujad-8-35)
doc Tomiko Kuwamoto (ddr-csujad-8-35)
Oral history interview with Tomiko Kuwamoto. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Kuwamoto, Tomiko
Hasegawa Family (ddr-csujad-8-16)
doc Hasegawa Family (ddr-csujad-8-16)
Oral history interview with the Hasegawas, including Ray, Helen, Peter, Yoshino, Becky and George Hasegawa. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Hasegawa Family
Photograph of a silk embroidered picture of a bird sitting on a branch (ddr-csujad-47-74)
img Photograph of a silk embroidered picture of a bird sitting on a branch (ddr-csujad-47-74)
Photograph of a silk embroidered bird sitting on a branch with leaves and several berries, which was created at the Manzanar camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0110
Photograph of an exhibit of textiles created at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-47-75)
img Photograph of an exhibit of textiles created at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-47-75)
Photograph of an exhibit of textiles created at Manzanar incarceration camp. The "Home Hints" include table and dish clothes as well as handkerchiefs. Most of the patterns depict flowers but there is also a nautical-themed and a cowboy designs. The textiles are labeled by the creator. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Senninbari,
img Senninbari, "thousand-stitch belt" (ddr-densho-105-8)
Minoru "Min" Tsubota's mother made this senninbari in Tule Lake. It is known as a thousand-stitch belt, and was created to protect a soldier going into battle. Each of the thousand knots was sewn by a different woman. On the belt is stitched Min's Buddhist name, the traditional Buddhist chant of "Namu Amida Butsu," and a …
Handbag crocheted by Asano Ota (ddr-densho-339-31)
img Handbag crocheted by Asano Ota (ddr-densho-339-31)
A handbag Asano Ota crocheted while she was in camp. An etching of Heart Mountain on the handle.
Embroidery of Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-339-32)
img Embroidery of Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-339-32)
An embroidered piece by Asano Ota showing Heart Mountain.
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