doc Chester and Akiko Lillian Sasashima (ddr-csujad-8-97)
Oral history interview with Chester and Akiko Lillian Sasashima. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Sasashima, Chester and Lillian
doc Sino-Japanese Football Game Waits on War (November 29, 1931) (ddr-densho-56-432)
The Seattle Daily Times, November 29, 1931, p. 10
doc "Charity Bill Pits Teds At Beavers" (ddr-densho-280-103)
"Broadway Whims" article about a charity football game.
img Football team (ddr-densho-23-17)
Organized sports such as baseball and football were important for the Japanese American community because they encouraged cohesiveness. Teams composed entirely of Nisei competed against one another. Several Nisei sports leagues were formed in the 1930s. Front (left to right): Torazo Hikida, Ken Shimbo, George Ishii, Jackson Sonada, Genji Nishimura (holding football), "Nap" Nishisaka, Fred Kosaka ...
doc Taiyo-Nippons Meet Thursday in Second Grid Game of Season (November 27, 1928) (ddr-densho-56-411)
The Seattle Daily Times, November 27, 1928, p. 21
doc Japanese and Chinese Won't Play Football (January 7, 1935) (ddr-densho-56-448)
The Seattle Daily Times, January 7, 1935, p. 14
img Little league football team banquet (ddr-densho-114-530)
This awards banquet was held in 1953 to honor the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee sponsored International Fighting Irish football team, which finished first in its league. In this photo two young footballers are receiving inspirational player awards from the coach.