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Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-380)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-380)
Black and white photographic negative of Nisei sitting at a picnic table enjoying a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Ted Tatsuo Tamaki, Shizuko "Shiz" (Ochiai) Ota Okazaki, Eddie Tamiyasu, Nobuko (Ochiai) Susaki, and unidentified.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-210)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-210)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers wearing straw hats in front of large crowd. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was taken at Holladay Park in Portland, Oregon.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 32
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 32 "Vancouver, WA" (ddr-one-1-515)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 32 driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. The float is showing a woman in a silver Roman gladiator costume fighting a dragon with a …
Picnic Clean Up (ddr-one-1-623)
img Picnic Clean Up (ddr-one-1-623)
Black and white photographic negative of three Nisei girls cleaning up after a picnic. From left to right: Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, Mary (Nakata) Fujii, and Betty Nakashimada.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 34
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 34 "Saturday Nite Bath" (ddr-one-1-466)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 34 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Noon Bag Company and White Stag Manufacturing buildings. The float depicts a bathroom, with two women- one sitting inside a bathtub made of flowers, the other sitting at a vanity holding a pink ribbon. A man's …
Prize Table (ddr-one-1-424)
img Prize Table (ddr-one-1-424)
Black and white photographic negative of a large prize table at a bingo event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now know as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). Woman bent over on left side is Mitsy (Kiyomura) Takeoka, man sitting on far right side facing camera is identified as Zenzaburo Ochiai.
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-413)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-413)
Black and white photographic negative of the head table at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the Seattle Buddhist Church's basement. From left to right: Reverend Tatsuya Ichikawa (from Seattle, Washington), Reverend Eiyu Terao (from Spokane, Washington), Reverend Shinjo Ikuta (from Vancouver, British Columbia), Reverend Tesshin Shibata (from White River, Washington), Reverend Akira Jotetsu Ono …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 11
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 11 "Goin' Fishin'" (ddr-one-1-475)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 11 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Noon Bag Company building. On the side of the building is an advertisement for San Juan Slacks. The Grant Hotel is visible in the background. The float depicts a child using a large fishing rod made …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 31
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 31 "Portland Traction" (ddr-one-1-516)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 31 driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. The float has three mermaids seated around the front of the float, and a man dressed as …
Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-336)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-336)
Black and white photographic negative of three unidentified women outside Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington for a Buddhist convention. George Oba is coming up from behind the women. Woman on the far right is holding a program with the date Feb 29- Mar 2, 1952 written on the cover.
Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-14)
img Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-14)
Original black and white photographic print of the Sorelles, a high school social group. Back Row (left to right): Elsie Okazaki, Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba, Jean Matsumoto, Lillian (Niimi) Mikariya, Rose Haruye (Muramatsu) Ouchida, Kathleen “Kathie” Haruko (Matsuda) Sato, Frances (Kinoshita) Mayeda, Grace Mieko (Muramatsu) Ouchida, and Mitsy (Kiyomura) Takeoka. Third Row: Nami (Miura) Koida, Miriam …
Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-22)
img Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-22)
Black and white photographic negative of the Sorelles, a high school social group. Left to right: Grace (Ebihara) Akiyama, Betty Nakashimada, Jean Yasuko (Kida) Tomita, Nami (Miura) Koida, Masae "Elsie" (Morita) Onishi, Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba, Mitsy (Kiyomura) Takeoka, Betty Ishida, Elsie Okazaki, Agnes (Inouye) Kitayama, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando, Jean Matsumoto, and …
Dance (ddr-one-1-350)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-350)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified couples dancing in front of large windows with blinds drawn.
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-246)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-246)
Black and white photographic negative of six Obon dancers posing for the camera holding small Japanese and American flags. From left to right: Eddie Tamiyasu, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, Jean (Tsujimura) Takashima, Jean Yasuko (Kida) Tomita, Shizuko "Shiz" (Ochiai) Ota Okazaki, Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-233)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-233)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers performing in front of crowd. Dancer in center of image with butterflies on kimono is Phyllis Midori (Ando) Muramatsu. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was taken at …
Sitting on the Beach (ddr-one-1-615)
img Sitting on the Beach (ddr-one-1-615)
Black and white photographic negative of Lillian (Niimi) Mikariya sitting on the beach looking to the left wrapped in a striped towel.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 14
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 14 "Legend of Snow White" (ddr-one-1-495)
Color slide of four connected Rose Festival Parade floats that depict the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The floats are driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. The first …
Portland Rose Festival Parade Float-
img Portland Rose Festival Parade Float- "Timber Carnival" (ddr-one-1-136)
Color slide of a Rose Festival Parade Float driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside W.L. Reid Company Building Hardware Specialties. The float depicts a carousel with children riding and waving to the crowd. A man in a blue suit jacket and gray pants escorts the float. The side of the float reads …
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-315)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-315)
Black and white photographic negative of two Obon dancers posing with "uchiwa" (fan). From left to right: Tomi Tsujimura and Yachiyo Morita. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-185)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-185)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in two lines approaching the camera with arms in motion. From left to right front row: Betty Nakashimada, Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, Ted Tetsuo Tamaki, Shiz (Fujita) Inaba. Back row fourth from left is Arthur Ojiro “Art” Sasaki. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 20
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 20 "Fountain of youth" (ddr-one-1-489)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 20 driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. The float depicts the story of the fountain of youth, with three young ladies dressed in gowns …
Frank Hirahara in developing room (ddr-one-1-566)
img Frank Hirahara in developing room (ddr-one-1-566)
Photographic negative of Frank Hirahara sitting in front of a large sink developing photographs.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 17
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 17 "Arabian Nights" (ddr-one-1-492)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 17 driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. The float theme is written on the side as "Arabian Nights." Five women dressed in large colorful …
Registration Table at Epworth United Methodist Church (ddr-one-1-339)
img Registration Table at Epworth United Methodist Church (ddr-one-1-339)
Black and white photographic negative of a registration table inside Epworth United Methodist Church, possibly for the Northwest Methodist Rally. From left to right: Lillian (Niimi) Mikariya, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, and Loretta (Fujii) Kaneko, remaining unidentified.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 14
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 14 "Shell" (ddr-one-1-169)
Color slide of Rose Festival float 14 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside W.L. Reid Company Building Hardware Specialties and the Riverfront Hotel and Cafe. An advertisement for Chevrolet is visible in the background on the side of the Portland Commons Annex. The float depicts a tiger jumping through a hoop. A …
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