Japanese American identity

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Japanese American identity (558)

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Americans of Japanese ancestry, Buddhahead, Japanese American Hibakusha, Kotonk

558 items
An Oral History with Mitsuo Nitta (ddr-csujad-29-4)
doc An Oral History with Mitsuo Nitta (ddr-csujad-29-4)
Oral history with Nisei farmer/businessman from pioneering Orange County, California family gives prewar biographical information with emphasis on Japanese Americans in Orange County. Discusses World War II forced removal, experiences in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and the role of the Japanese American Citizens League before and after World War II. This oral history was conducted ...
An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
av An Oral History with Seiko Ishida (ddr-csujad-29-11)
Retired Kibei teacher recounts samurai parents' background and their immigration to Seattle, Washington; socioeconomic composition of Seattle's Japanese community; earlier teacher training; prewar stays in Japan as a child and as a tutor in a missionary family; experiences as a teacher in the wartime resettlement in New York; and postwar return to Los Angeles. This oral ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 13 (April 4, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 13 (April 4, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-13)
Selected article titles: "Matsui Circulates Nat'l Geographic Article in House" (p. 1), "Corporate, Asian Pacific Leaders Talk About Issues" (pp. 2, 7), "Defining the Role of Staff" (p. 4), and "Takei: Actors Need Support" (p. 10).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 25 (December 19-26, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-50)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 25 (December 19-26, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-50)
Special holiday issue organized into sections A 1-32, B 1-64, and A 33-64. Selected article titles: "As Others See Us: An Overview" (pp. A-4, A-13, A-20), "The Dilemma of the 'Model Minority' Image" (p. A-14), "Minoru Yasui, 1916-1986: In Remembrance" (pp. B-1-B-2), "The Nisei of the 1800 Engineer General Service Battalion: An Untold Story" (pp. B-39-B-40, ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 15 (April 18, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-15)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 15 (April 18, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-15)
Selected article titles: "Nikkei City Council Candidates Say They Were Smeared by Opponents" (pp. 1, 12), "Mother Bids Final Farewell to Soldier" (p. 2), "East Wind: Some Musings from Japan" (p. 4), and "Accept Us for Ourselves" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 16 (October 17, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 16 (October 17, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-41)
Selected article titles: "Veto of Calif. Bilingual Ed Bill Assailed" (pp. 1, 8), "S.F. Meeting: LEC Weighs Prospects for Redress in '87" (pp. 1, 8), "New 'Nissei Soldier' Documentary in the Works" (pp. 1, 8), and "450 Titles: Bibliography of Books on JAs Released" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 10 (March 14, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-10)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 10 (March 14, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-10)
Selected article titles: "Sanctuary for Marcos in Hawaii Debated" (pp. 1, 5), "Camps Recalled, Vets Praised at Feb. 19 Program" (p. 2), "By the Board: Still Top Priority" (p. 4), and "'JA Journey' a Bad Trip" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 17 (October 24, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-42)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 17 (October 24, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-42)
Selected article titles: "Calif. Supreme Court: Bird: Independent Judiciary Vital to Rights of Minorities" (pp. 1, 5), "Nat'l Board Confronts Budget Problems: Falling Renewals and Redress Pledges Seen as Major Factors" (pp. 1, 3), "Council Approves 'Onizuka Street' in J-Town" (pp. 1, 8), and "From the Frying Pan: JAs 'Going Public'" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 14 (October 3, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-39)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 14 (October 3, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-39)
Selected article titles: "Change in JACL Election Laws Urged: Bloc Voting, Proxies at Issue After Charges of 'Coercion'" (pp. 1-2, 5), "JA Ethnic Hospitals Gone But Still Needed, Researcher Says" (pp. 1, 8), "Congressmen, Community Leaders Protest: Minorities React Angrily to Nakasone's Remark on Race" (pp. 1, 3), and "GM Exec, Nevada Official Chided for Calling ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 22 (November 28, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-47)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 22 (November 28, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-47)
Selected article titles: "Justice Scalia May Not Hear NCJAR Case" (pp. 1, 8), "Exclusive Rights to JAs' Stories Raise Questions" (pp. 1, 8), "Stanford Looks at Possible Anti-Asian Admissions Bias" (p. 2), and "East Wind: The Pearl Harbor Syndrome" (p. 4).
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-226)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-226)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in large circle facing a podium in the center with "uchiwa" (fan) in hand. A large crowd watches on from left side of image. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. ...
Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-69)
img Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-69)
Color slide of three people posing in Odori costumes (traditional Japanese folk dance), fourth is in western style clothes. From Left to right: Ida (Hobara) Sugahiro, Katie (Iwamoto) Tamiyasu, Wendy (Hongo) Peace, and Lily (Tsujimura) Hongo Fujita.
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-417)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-417)
Black and white photographic negative of guests at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the basement of the Seattle Buddhist Church. A flag with the Wheel of Dharma is visible behind the head table. Sitting at table in foreground on left hand side from left to right: Harry Toshi, unidentified, Irene (Fujii) Mano, unidentified and ...
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-309)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-309)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers rehearsing an Odori folk dance in front of a small audience inside Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. Obon dancers from left to right: Tom Shigeto Tamiyasu, and Arthur Ojiro “Art” Sasaki. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) ...
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-301)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-301)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers practicing an Odori folk dance inside Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. Third Obon dancer from the left is identified as Shizuko "Shiz" (Ochiai) Ota Okazaki. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei ...
Oregon Buddhist Church Talent Show (ddr-one-1-338)
img Oregon Buddhist Church Talent Show (ddr-one-1-338)
Five unidentified girls have their faces painted black and are dressed up in large white gloves and patched jeans. Appear to be performing a tap dance at the annual talent show hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple).
Lunch Break (ddr-one-1-694)
img Lunch Break (ddr-one-1-694)
Black and white photographic negative of a large group of Japanese Americans sitting around tables eating lunch out of small boxes on the table in front of them.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-205)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-205)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers with arms raised to their left shoulder. In the upper center is a large podium with lanterns. Crowd sits on grass or park benches. 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- Children dancers (ddr-one-1-253)
img Obon Festival- Children dancers (ddr-one-1-253)
Black and white photographic negative of five unidentified children dancing at Obon. 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-1-323)
img Northwest Methodist Rally Portland (ddr-one-1-323)
Black and white photographic negative of a street lined with cars. Inscription reads "Northwest Methodist Rally Portland/Northwest Methodist Rally - Portland/Northwest Methodist Rally Portland/Northwest Methodist Rally - Portland/Nov. 23-25, 1951/Northwest Rally Portland."
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-378)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-378)
Black and white photographic negative of a group sitting around a picnic table at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple) being photographed by Ted Tamaki. Woman sitting second from the right is identified as Shiz (Fujita) Inaba.
Community picnic (ddr-one-1-453)
img Community picnic (ddr-one-1-453)
Color slide of people sitting around a picnic table at a community picnic. From left to right: Ted Tamaki, Shizuko "Shiz" (Ochiai) Ota Okazaki, Eddie Tamiyasu, Nobuko (Ochiai) Susaki, and unidentified. According to donor processed on September 12, 1952.
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-303)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-303)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers practicing an Odori folk dance inside Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. Second dancer from the left is identified as Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando. Young boy and third standing audience member from the left is identified as Eddie Tamiyasu. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist ...
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-192)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-192)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers with arms raised in front of a crowd. Right row second from the left: Mr. Yoshihara, right row third from left: Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei ...
Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar- Bingo Table (ddr-one-1-719)
img Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar- Bingo Table (ddr-one-1-719)
Black and white photographic print of a group of people playing bingo at the Oregon Buddhist Church's Annual Lotus Bazaar. Sitting left to right: unidentified, Shig Yuzuriha, Shiz (Fujita) Inaba, Lily (Tsujimura) Hongo Namba, unidentified, and unidentified. The Oregon Buddhist Church is now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple. For negative please see ONLC 2910 (ddr-one-1-108).
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