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Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-296)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-296)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dance rehearsal at Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. Obon dancers from left to right: Patricia “Pat” (Ikata) Iboshi, Marjory "Marge" (Ando) Smith, Carol (Takeda) Smith, and unidentified. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider …
Wedding of Sam Sakamoto and Hanaye (Fujiwara) Sakamoto (ddr-one-1-47)
img Wedding of Sam Sakamoto and Hanaye (Fujiwara) Sakamoto (ddr-one-1-47)
Black and white photographic negative of two men in suits posed. From left to right: Keso Kuwahara and groom Sam Sakamoto.
Ladies Bowling Team- Oregon Nisei Bowling League Photo #3 (ddr-one-1-563)
img Ladies Bowling Team- Oregon Nisei Bowling League Photo #3 (ddr-one-1-563)
Black and white photographic negative of a Nisei women's bowling team. The team is posed in front of a Ford sedan with monogrammed shirts. From left to right: Yoko (Hishikawa) Iwata, Kathleen Sasaki, Sachi (Nakata) Nakashima, Takako Inukai and Toshi (Tamiyasu) Fukuhara. Original print ONLC 3428.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Rose Court (ddr-one-1-483)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Rose Court (ddr-one-1-483)
Color slide of the Rose Festival Court's float driving down W Burnside in front of the Grant Hotel during the Rose Festival Parade. All women waving to the crowd, queen, Jeanne Wallace, seated in the back of the float waving a silver scepter. The Portland Rose Festival Parade is an annual event in which floats are …
Sunday School (ddr-one-1-629)
img Sunday School (ddr-one-1-629)
Black and white photographic negative of a Sunday school class leaning around a table looking at the teacher standing at the head of the table. Image of Buddha hangs on the wall, not at Oregon Buddhist Church.
Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Chigo Procession (ddr-one-1-67)
img Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Chigo Procession (ddr-one-1-67)
Color slide of two children in traditional Japanese costumes with gold headdresses. Children are carrying pink flowers and are part of a Chigo "Children's" procession past the US Custom's House in Northwest Portland. The children are followed by an unidentified Buddhist priest. From left to right: Joanne (Furukawa) Longfeldt and Joyce (Matsunaga) McMahon.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Equestrian team (ddr-one-1-486)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Equestrian team (ddr-one-1-486)
Color slide of six men on palomino horses holding American flags as they ride down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Shoreline and Grant Hotels in the Portland Rose Festival Parade. The Portland Rose Festival Parade is an annual event in which floats are made out of flowers and paraded down the …
Obon Festival- Mayoral speech (ddr-one-1-206)
img Obon Festival- Mayoral speech (ddr-one-1-206)
Black and white photographic negative of Portland Mayor Dorothy McCullough Lee giving a speech at the Portland Obon festival while dancers and spectators watch. Photographers are taking pictures near the podium. Man behind stairs leading up to the podium is Matsutaro Muramatsu. Woman on right edge of image behind a photographer is Mitsy (Kiyomura) Takeoka. A …
Obon folk musicians (ddr-one-1-111)
img Obon folk musicians (ddr-one-1-111)
Black and white photographic negative of four unidentified men playing traditional Japanese instruments at the Obon Festival in front a microphone. All are dressed in happi coats and have tenugui (light cotton towel) headbands. Sitting behind the sound system is Henry Matsunaga. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as …
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-383)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-383)
Black and white photographic negative of a group of Nisei men sitting on the ground chatting at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). Facing the camera from left to right: Alfred Tsutomu Ando and Roy Otsuki. Jean Matsumoto is kneeling behind Alfred Tsutomu …
Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-1)
img Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-1)
Original black and white photographic print of the Adelphons, a young women's service group of the Portland Chapter of the Japanese American Citizen's League, in formal attire. Back Row (left to right): Sumiko “Sue” (Kawasaki) Fujino, unidentified, Minnie (Oyama) Abe, Ochiyo (Nishioka) Hasuike, unidentified, Mary (Furusho) Iwasaki, Tamae "Butch" Yamamoto, Kathryn (Kawata) Niita, Irene (Kawata) Nakagawa, …
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-419)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-419)
Black and white photographic negative of six women preparing the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the kitchen of the Seattle Buddhist Church. From left to right: Kiyo (Ishikawa) Harada, May Matsumoto, Noriko (Ichikawa) Kurashige, Betty Kurimoto Yamasaki, and Irene (Yamauchi) Tatsuta.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 14
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 14 "To the Ball Game" (ddr-one-1-546)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 14 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Blue Eagle Café on the corner of NW Second Ave. The float is of a streetcar decorated in white, yellow and purple flowers. A conductor drives the streetcar while passengers sit inside the streetcar. The front of …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 43
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 43 "The Ugly Duckling" (ddr-one-1-509)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 43 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 made of blue flowers and has a small black cygnet in front of a …
Wedding of Sam Sakamoto and Hanaye (Fujiwara) Sakamoto (ddr-one-1-32)
img Wedding of Sam Sakamoto and Hanaye (Fujiwara) Sakamoto (ddr-one-1-32)
Original black and white photographic print of Bride and Groom, Hanaye (Fujiwara) Sakamoto and Sam Sakamoto, in front of the alter standing at an angle to the camera.
Reed College (ddr-one-1-355)
img Reed College (ddr-one-1-355)
Black and white photographic negative of siblings Carlos Ogimi and Ayame Ogimi at Reed College, where they both attended school.
Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-716)
img Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-716)
Black and white photographic print of the game booths and crowd at the Oregon Buddhist Church's Annual Lotus Bazaar. The Oregon Buddhist Church is now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple. For negative please see ONLC 2914 (ddr-one-1-110)
Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-232)
img Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-232)
Black and white photographic negative of Harue Akiyama, the Obon dance instructor, posing for camera wearing straw hat. 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.
Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-11)
img Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-11)
Original black and white photographic print of the Sorelles, a high school social group. Back Row (left to right): Elsie Okazaki, Anges (Inouye) Kitayama, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, Atsuko “Alice” (Matsumoto) Ando, Nami (Miura) Koida, Kimi Wakabayashi, Grace Mieko (Muramatsu) Ouchida, Masae “Elsie” (Morita) Onishi, and Betty Nakashimada. Middle Row (left to right): Rose Haruye (Muramatsu) Ouchida, …
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Couple seated (ddr-one-1-124)
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Couple seated (ddr-one-1-124)
Original black and white photographic print of couple sitting at table at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. The couple is smiling for the camera. From left to right: Bob Luck and Doris Chan. Negative ONLC 2940 (ddr-one-1-123).
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-189)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-189)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers with arms extended in front. Dancers: first from left Shizuko "Shiz" (Ninomiya) Onishi, fourth from left Ed Honma, fifth from left Tom Shigeto Tamiyasu, first from right Ted Tetsuo Tamaki. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Marching Band (ddr-one-1-170)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Marching Band (ddr-one-1-170)
Color slide of a drum major and three majorettes in white uniforms leading a marching band in dark red uniforms along the Portland Rose Festival parade route in front of a crowd gathered outside W.L. Reid Company Building Hardware Specialties and the Riverfront Hotel on W Burnside. An advertisement for Chevrolet is visible on the side …
Portland Rose Festival Parade Float-
img Portland Rose Festival Parade Float- "The Phaeton" (ddr-one-1-548)
Color slide of a float driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Blue Eagle Café on the corner of NW Second Ave. The float is of a phaeton style carriage made of white flowers with a blue flowers on the trim and red flowers for the wheels. Two horses made of white …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-285)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-285)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in flower hats performing an Odori folk dance at Obon. Woman in center of image is identified as Masano Hachiya Yamasaki. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Northwest Methodist Rally Portland (ddr-one-1-322)
img Northwest Methodist Rally Portland (ddr-one-1-322)
Black and white photographic negative of the attendees of the Northwest Methodist Rally in Portland on November 23-25, 1951. Inscription on negative reads "Northwest methodis Rally Portla Nov. 23-25, 1951." The group is posed in front of the old Epworth Methodist Church building. Front row left to right starting third from left: Rupert Fujii, Shig Tada, …
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