img Issei mother with baby (ddr-densho-259-382)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Japanese mother with her baby, who is lying in a wicker crib with a pacifier in its mouth. Yuka [Yasui] has identified this woman as Kinuyo Takeoka, the wife of Daiichi. If this is so, then that baby must be Kay Takeoka who was born in 1920."
img Nisei children rabbit hunting (ddr-densho-259-204)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Kay, Ches [Tsuyoshi], Min[oru], Michi and Roku [Yasui] have gone rabbit hunting. It shows Kay cradling a rifle in his left arm and holding a dead rabbit in his right hand. Ches has his .22 caliber rifle held high aloft in his right hand, and a dead rabbit in his left."
img Three Nisei siblings on a farm (ddr-densho-259-75)
Minoru, Michi, and Ches (Tsuyoshi) Yasui at the family's farm in Mosier, Oregon.
img Four Nisei brothers with bozu haircuts (ddr-densho-259-83)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "It looks like Kay, Ches and Min [Yasui]--and Roku in front, sitting on the ground--just had had bozu haircuts. A 'bozu' is the familiar term for Bonsan, a Japanese Buddhist priest, who...always had a shaven or closely cropped head. For many years, Dad [Masuo Yasui] used to cut his boys' hair. He ...
img Nisei children (ddr-densho-259-201)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "The Yasui children standing on the Hood River courthouse lawn It shows the band-stand in which the Knights of Pythias Band occasionalyl gave concerts in the summertime. It also shows the 12 pounder Napoleon smoothbore cannon of American Civil War vintage."
img Japanese American extended family (ddr-densho-259-105)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Group picture of the Hood River Yasui family and relatives In the first row, George Katayama is seated on a tricycle Kay [Yasui] is seated on the toy dog, also in the first row. In the second row, left to right, is Shizuyo Katayama; Ches [Yasui] on the lap of Shintaro Yasui ...
img "Family portrait of a young Japanese family" (ddr-densho-259-181)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Family portrait of a young Japanese family." Fumi and Saburo Miyake, the brother and sister-in-law of Shidzuyo Miyake, and their daughter, Midori Miyake.
img Girl standing in front of trees (ddr-densho-259-6)
Yuka Yasui standing in front of a birch tree in her family's backyard in Hood River, Oregon.
img "Portrait of a Nikkei family" (ddr-densho-259-391)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Portrait of a Nikkei family. This was the 'George' (Y)Eitaro and Hama (Sato) Yamaki family, first of Oak Grove, then of Pine Grove, Oregon. Front, [left to right]: Hama, Shigenobu, Eitaro. Back, [left to right]: William, Eiko, Mitsuko, Hideo Sato."
img Japanese relatives with a Shinto priest (ddr-densho-259-497)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Group portrait of Japanese relatives, with a Shinto priest I don't know the reason for this family gathering of representatives from both sides of our family, but I will guess that it had to do with the deification of one of our ancestors--maybe even Ichiro Miyake."
img Family portrait of Issei and Nisei (ddr-densho-259-378)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Portrait of the Yasui family of Mosier, showing father, mother, two young girls and a young boy. The bigger girl is Kazuko and the other one is Shizue. The boy is Takaaki 'Frank.' Our families are not related, although Tokujiro and his wife Masashi--and in fact, all of the Yasuis that I've ...
img Father and three sons aboard a ship en route to Japan (ddr-densho-259-15)
Masuo Yasui with his sons Minoru, Shu, and Homer or Roku aboard the U.S.S. President Grant en route to Japan.
img Four Nisei children on tricycles and wagons (ddr-densho-259-188)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Four little kids on various vehicles on a sloping sidewalk. From left to right, Roku [Yasui], Michi [Yasui], Rin Karasawa & Min[oru Yasui]. This was taken at the Karasawa home, which doubled as their laundry on Oak Street."
img Five Nisei siblings (ddr-densho-259-468)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Kay, Ches [Tsuyoshi], Min[oru], Yuki and Michi [Yasui] at the Third Street home. There aren't many pictures of Yuki, since she died in 1922, just two months short of her fourth birthday. I think that she died of pneumonia, or maybe it was influenza."
img Issei and Nisei family (ddr-densho-259-200)
Portrait of the Yasui family on the courthouse lawn in Hood River, Oregon. Shidzuyo Yasui, Yuka Yasui, Masuo Yasui, and Renichi Fujimoto are in the back row. Homer, Roku, Shu, Michi, Minoru, and Ches (Tsuyoshi) Yasui are in the front row.
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-375)
Black and white photographic negative of young families 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 is Yoshi Hasuike, Sachi Hasuike, Sachi Hasuike's daughter, Mrs. Jim Hasuike, Jim Hasuike's sons, and Jim Hasuike.