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Weddings

The rituals of weddings and funerals, whether Christian or Buddhist, were community events. The ceremonies were often elaborate and blended Japanese and American customs. During the World War II incarceration, many Issei (first-generation immigrant) parents confined in the camps were notified that their sons had died in combat.

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Mas Akiyama Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-188-4)
vh Mas Akiyama Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-188-4)
Description of the close-knit Spokane Japanese community: shared funeral expenses

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Japanese wedding (ddr-densho-26-257)
img Japanese wedding (ddr-densho-26-257)
Jan-ichiro Tsukeimoto and Tsuneko - written on post-it note affixed to inside cover.
Japanese American wedding party (ddr-densho-26-288)
img Japanese American wedding party (ddr-densho-26-288)
Includes a post-it reading "Moriyama Takadano Baba Tokyo", also includes what is probably a diagram naming the people in accordance to location in the photo on page 2.
Japanese American bride and groom (ddr-densho-26-291)
img Japanese American bride and groom (ddr-densho-26-291)
Includes a post-it that reads "June 10, 1930 Sugimoto Ehogeru Ayako"
Goto wedding (ddr-densho-357-715)
img Goto wedding (ddr-densho-357-715)
Yukie Yoshioka and Harry Goto are married at Watsonville Buddhist Church.
Goto wedding (ddr-densho-357-717)
img Goto wedding (ddr-densho-357-717)
Yukie Yoshioka and Harry Goto are married at Watsonville Buddhist Church. Left to right: Giichi Yoshioka, Sam Goto, Ted Yamamoto, Harry Goto, Yukie Yoshioka, Sally Fujii, June Yoshioka, Barbara Kurimoto. Hiroko Terakawa is the flower girl in the front row.
Terakawa wedding (ddr-densho-357-701)
img Terakawa wedding (ddr-densho-357-701)
Hanako Yoshioka and Tansai Terakawa stand at the front of the Oakland Buddhist church after their wedding ceremony. Caption: "Rev. Washioka, minister."
Terakawa wedding (ddr-densho-357-699)
img Terakawa wedding (ddr-densho-357-699)
Hanako Yoshioka and Reverend Tansai Kiyoshi Terakawa pose for portraits on their wedding day.
Isono wedding (ddr-densho-357-678)
img Isono wedding (ddr-densho-357-678)
Hanako Terakawa's caption: "Masami Isono's wedding, Oakland Buddhist Church."
Terakawa wedding (ddr-densho-357-700)
img Terakawa wedding (ddr-densho-357-700)
Handwritten caption: "Wedding reception May 1929, Hanako Yoshioka - Tansai Kiyoski Terakawa, Oakland Buddhist Church Hall."
Yoshio Ichikawa's daughter's wedding in Japan (ddr-csujad-55-2224)
img Yoshio Ichikawa's daughter's wedding in Japan (ddr-csujad-55-2224)
Black and white photograph depicting a group of 31 individuals at the wedding of Yoshio Ichikawa's daughter (seated, center). Wedding ceremony held in Tokyo, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2327
County of Sacramento State of California marriage license (ddr-csujad-55-2460)
doc County of Sacramento State of California marriage license (ddr-csujad-55-2460)
County of Sacramento marriage license for George Asato Nakano to Mildred Yayeko Uyemura. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2566
Wedding party (ddr-csujad-55-1310)
img Wedding party (ddr-csujad-55-1310)
Sepia-toned photograph depicting a bride, groom, and wedding party. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1312
Meguro family's wedding (ddr-csujad-42-243)
img Meguro family's wedding (ddr-csujad-42-243)
Photographed are the Meguro family members. The handwritten note on the backside reads: The youngest daughter's wedding. From right, Kihei Meguro (father), Kiichi Meguro, and Sumiko's school principal. [In Japanese]. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_10_004
Frank and Hisa Ishii on their wedding day (ddr-csujad-50-1)
img Frank and Hisa Ishii on their wedding day (ddr-csujad-50-1)
Frank Toru Ishii and Hisa Fujii, on their wedding day in Long Beach, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: hslb_ish_0001
Wedding of Yoshio and Harue Ichikawa in Japan (ddr-csujad-55-2219)
img Wedding of Yoshio and Harue Ichikawa in Japan (ddr-csujad-55-2219)
Black and white formal portrait photograph of Yoshio and Harue Ichikawa on their wedding day. Harue is pictured, seated, in traditional kimono style wedding attire and Yoshio, standing, is dressed in a suit. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2322
Mr. and Mrs. Yoshio Fune [wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-5)
img Mr. and Mrs. Yoshio Fune [wedding photograph] (ddr-csujad-5-5)
A wedding photograph taken by Toyo Miyatake. The photograph is addressed to "Mr. and Mrs. Okine" [Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine] and from "Mr. and Mrs. Yoshio Fune" on February 1st, 1947. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_02_002
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