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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Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-825)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-825)
The caption in the album is written in Japanese.
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-476)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-476)
Bride and groom pose with their family for a portrait.
Bride (ddr-densho-359-241)
img Bride (ddr-densho-359-241)
The caption under the photograph in the album: "Shigeko Nesan". Shigeko married Joe Kawamoto.
Photograph proofs (ddr-densho-359-485)
img Photograph proofs (ddr-densho-359-485)
A sheet of photograph proofs from a wedding reception.
Wedding party portrait (ddr-densho-359-682)
img Wedding party portrait (ddr-densho-359-682)
The caption beneath the photograph in the album states "Wedding of Hiyama Family".
Sisters at wedding (ddr-densho-359-239)
img Sisters at wedding (ddr-densho-359-239)
Yonchan and Alice pose together after their sibling's wedding.
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1117)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1117)
Bride and groom pose for a portrait at their wedding.
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1114)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1114)
Bride and groom pose for a portrait at their wedding.
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1153)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1153)
The caption written on the bottom of the photograph is "Mr & Mrs. John Oda September 3, 1954".
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1194)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1194)
The caption written on bottom of the photograph "To Jeannette & Eddie: With affection -- Gerda and Juluis Woeck June 8, 1960". Stamped beneath the photograph "Edward Johanson - Seattle".
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1118)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1118)
Bride and groom pose for a portrait at their wedding.
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1115)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1115)
Bride and groom pose for a portrait at their wedding.
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1577)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1577)
Caption written beneath the photograph in the album "Sachiko and Momoichi Nakata".
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1624)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-359-1624)
The Fujimotos with their family and wedding party.
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