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Reed College (ddr-one-1-360)
img Reed College (ddr-one-1-360)
Black and white photographic negative of Ayame Ogimi and her brother Carlos Ogimi staring at a large document or drawing on a table in front of them. This photograph was taken at Reed College where Ayame and Carlos were both students. Original print ONLC 3176 (ddr-one-1-358).
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-180)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-180)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers with "uchiwa" (fan) in front of large crowd. Some spectators seated on chairs, most on grass. Among the seated spectators next to an empty chair with her name on it is Portland Mayor Dorothy McCullough Lee. Dancers: Third from the left is Joe Shiraishi, fourth from the left …
Nap on the Beach (ddr-one-1-619)
img Nap on the Beach (ddr-one-1-619)
Black and white photographic negative of three Nisei girls napping on the beach in a pile. On the top left is Grace Mieko (Muramatsu) Ouchida, other two unidentified.
Concessions at Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-606)
img Concessions at Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-606)
Black and white photographic negative of the concessions table at the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple) Annual Lotus Bazaar, includes a cake walk. Man standing on far left facing the camera is identified as Bukuchi Fujii.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Victoria Girl's Drill Corps (ddr-one-1-176)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Victoria Girl's Drill Corps (ddr-one-1-176)
Color slide of Victoria's all girls drill team marching in the Rose Festival Parade on W Burnside in front of a crowd outside a Bekins Storage. The women are dressed in white uniforms with pink and purple capes. The Rose Festival Parade is an annual event in which floats are made out of flowers and paraded …
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-418)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-418)
Black and white photographic negative of guests at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the basement of the Seattle Buddhist Church. Sitting at the head table from left to right: Reverend Sunya Pratt (from Tacoma, Washington), Reverend Tatsuya Ichikawa (from Seattle, Washington), Reverend Eiyu Terao (from Spokane, Washington), Reverend Ikuta from (Vancouver, British Columbia), Reverend …
Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-3)
img Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-3)
Black and white photographic negative 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, Sophie …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-182)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-182)
Black and white photographic negative of five Obon dancers in front of a crowd. Third dancer from the left is Jean (Tsujimura) Takashima. 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, …
Dance (ddr-one-1-99)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-99)
Black and white photographic negative of three unidentified couples dancing together at an informal dance, possibly a Sorelles (a high school social group) event.
Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-331)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-331)
Black and white photographic negative of members of the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple) at a Buddhist convention at Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington. Back row left to right: Frances (Kinoshita) Mayeda, Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, Mary (Nakata) Fujii, unidentified, Jean (Tsujimura) Takashima, remaining unidentified. Front row left to right: Sumi …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 31
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 31 "Human Cannon" (ddr-one-1-144)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 31 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Shoreline Hotel and Anchor Inn. The float has four elephants made of yellow flowers on the front sitting in a circle with trunks raised in the air. A cannon made of green flowers is on the back …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Pistol Creek Fire Department (ddr-one-1-140)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Pistol Creek Fire Department (ddr-one-1-140)
Color slide of the Pistol Creek Fire Department pushing a small wagon up W Burnside, the Noon Bag Company and White Stag Manufacturing building is visible in the background, two large advertisements are partially visible on the Noon Bag Company building. The firemen are dressed in red long-johns and rubber boots with their fire department name …
Portland Rose Festival Parade float- Chamber of Commerce (ddr-one-1-565)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade float- Chamber of Commerce (ddr-one-1-565)
Color slide of the side of the Chamber of Commerce 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 in the Portland Rose Festival Parade. Eight women in pink gowns sit on the float, …
Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-594)
img Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-594)
Black and white photographic negative of three unidentified Nisei sitting behind a table. Behind them are prizes and a microphone.
Nisei Bowling League at Rose City Bowling Alley (ddr-one-1-129)
img Nisei Bowling League at Rose City Bowling Alley (ddr-one-1-129)
Black and white photographic negative of Nisei women sitting and standing around a booth at Rose City Bowling Alley. A Nisei women's team is still in uniform. Standing left to right: Kathleen Sasaki, Yoko (Hishikawa) Iwata, Sachi (Nakata) Nakashima, Fumi Inukai, Takako Inukai, unidentified, Jane (Kawamoto) Hinatsu, unidentified. Seated left to right: Toshi (Tamiyasu) Fukuhara, Florence …
Portland Rose Festival Parade -
img Portland Rose Festival Parade - "Parkrose" (ddr-one-1-464)
Color slide of a Rose Festival Parade float driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside White Stag Manufacturing. The side of the float reads "Parkrose." Four women sit on top of the float in gowns holding bouquets of flowers. The Portland Rose Festival Parade is an annual event in which floats are made …
Reed College (ddr-one-1-362)
img Reed College (ddr-one-1-362)
Black and white photographic print of Carlos Ogimi and other students sitting at drawing table working on an unknown project. Carlos is the first seated student on the right, everyone else is unidentified. This photographic negative was taken at Reed College where Carlos was a student. Negative ONLC 3182 (ddr-one-1-364).
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 26
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 26 "At the end of the rainbow" (ddr-one-1-520)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 26 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 of rainbow coming out of an overturned leprechaun pot with six young women in …
Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-402)
img Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-402)
Black and white photographic negative of an Odori folk dance performance on a stage for Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) inside the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). Dancers on stage: second to the right, Shiz (Fujita) Inaba; third to the right, Mary (Nakata) Fujii.
Portland Rose Festival Parade float-
img Portland Rose Festival Parade float- "Sport of Queens" (ddr-one-1-513)
Color slide of a Rose Festival float 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 "Sport of Queens" written on the side in yellow flowers. The float depicts greyhound racing, …
Garden dance (ddr-one-1-529)
img Garden dance (ddr-one-1-529)
Color slide taken from the top of a hill behind a crowd watching what appears to part of an event for the Rose Festival. There are eight girls in colorful gowns, and one girl is leading them in a dance in a short white dress. A military band is seated in the background on the left. …
Dance (ddr-one-1-102)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-102)
Black and white photographic negative of an unidentified couple sitting at a table in semi-formal attire possibly manning the coat check.
Nisei in formal dress (ddr-one-1-434)
img Nisei in formal dress (ddr-one-1-434)
Black and white photographic negative of four Nisei in formal dress outside. From left to right: Sam “Pompadour Sam” Sasaki, Mieko Fujita, Masako “Massie” (Endo) Hinatsu, and Akiko “Aki” (Endo) Akagi.
Yellow Sedan (ddr-one-1-177)
img Yellow Sedan (ddr-one-1-177)
Color slide of a yellow 1950 Studebaker Champion two door sedan with white wall tires and an unknown male driver.
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-379)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-379)
Black and white photographic negative of a family sitting at a picnic table at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: unidentified, Kazuo “Kaz” Ochiai, Tamiyo Ochiai, and Zenzaburo Ochiai.
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