Japanese American identity

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Japanese American identity (558)

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Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-373)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-373)
Black and white photographic negative of four women sitting at a picnic table eating with chopsticks at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Frances (Kinoshita) Mayeda, Sumi "Sue" (Kaga) Hasegawa, Mrs. Kiyomura, and Jean (Kiyomura) Tamiyasu.
Methodist Banquet (ddr-one-1-347)
img Methodist Banquet (ddr-one-1-347)
Black and white photographic negative of banquet inside a church, view of the head table with George Azumano sitting at the head. From left to right: Reverend Hideo Hashimoto, unidentified, and Reverend Paul Hagiya. Sitting at table in foreground staring at her plate is Yone (Kanada) Terada. Poster on side wall reads: "Sing aling: Oh Conference ...
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, ...
Obon Festival (ddr-one-1-276)
img Obon Festival (ddr-one-1-276)
Black and white photographic negative of two men sitting and looking beyond the camera, Obon dancers perform behind. Man on the right identified as Mr. Akiyama. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
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.
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-305)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-305)
Black and white photographic negative of small audience watching the Obon dance rehearsal inside Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. Fifth from the right standing up in back row of the audience is Larry Tamiyasu. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider ...
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.
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.
Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Procession (ddr-one-1-52)
img Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Procession (ddr-one-1-52)
Color slide of procession in front of US Customs House in Northwest Portland. Procession led by a color guard of Boy Scouts, carrying the United States flag and the Buddhist flag. Women in kimonos or yukatas follow, then black vehicles with flowers on top, then the Chigo "children's" procession. From left to right: Kenneth "Kenny" Yasutome, ...
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-227)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-227)
Black and white photographic negative of two Obon dancers performing in front of crowd. From left to right: Carol (Murahashi) Asakawa, Phyllis Midori (Ando) Muramatsu. 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 ...
Lunch Break (ddr-one-1-690)
img Lunch Break (ddr-one-1-690)
Black and white photographic negative of five unidentified Japanese Americans (four women and one man) sitting at a table with a box in front of them.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance Tanko Bushi (ddr-one-1-196)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance Tanko Bushi (ddr-one-1-196)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers dancing the Tanko Bushi. Obon dancers: Patricia “Pat” (Ikata) Iboshi, Joe Shiraishi, Mrs. Okiyama, Thomas "Tom" Honma, and Jean Yasuko (Kida) Tomita. Couple to the left of the light pole are Mary (Muramatsu) Shiiki and Ray Shiiki. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church ...
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-202)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-202)
Black and white photographic negative of five Obon dancers in straw hats posing for the camera in front of a crowd. Obon dancers from left to right: Yukiye Itoyama, Noboru Takashima, and all others unidentified. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the ...
Odori costumes (ddr-one-1-63)
img Odori costumes (ddr-one-1-63)
Color slide of three standing women (two posing) in kimonos or yukatas for Odori (traditional Japanese folk dance). From left to right: Mrs. Okayama, Betty Nakashimada, and Mary (Nakata) Fujii.
Dance (ddr-one-1-103)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-103)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified couples sitting on a long bench along the wall at a dance.
Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-409)
img Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-409)
Black and white photographic negative of an Odori folk dance performance on stage for Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) inside the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). First dancer on the left: Sakae Kobayashi.
Wedding Reception Dance at Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (ddr-one-1-95)
img Wedding Reception Dance at Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (ddr-one-1-95)
Black and white photographic negative of a possible wedding reception dance at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association's main hall. Band playing the dance is the Jay Howard Band.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-257)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-257)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified Obon dancer performing in front of a crowd. 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- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-190)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-190)
Black and white photographic negative of three Obon dancers in front of a crowd. Second Obon dancer from left is Sumi Hachiya. 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.
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-389)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-389)
Black and white photographic negative of five women sitting at a table eating with chopsticks at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Mitsy (Kiyomura) Takeoka, Frances (Kinoshita) Mayeda, Sumi "Sue" (Kaga) Hasegawa, Mrs. Kiyomura, and Jean (Kiyomura) Tamiyashi.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-214)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-214)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in two lines dancing before a crowd. Obon dancers from right to left, left line: unidentified, Helen Hachiya, Sumi Hachiya, and Arthur Ojiro “Art” Sasaki. Obon dancers from right to left, right line: Betty Nakashimada, and Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, remaining dancers unidentified. Obon is an annual event hosted ...
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-377)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-377)
Black and white photographic negative of three women sitting with backs to a picnic table enjoying a plate of food at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). Third from left is Mary Yamaguchi, fifth from left is Jon Honma.
Lunch Break (ddr-one-1-693)
img Lunch Break (ddr-one-1-693)
Black and white photographic negative of four unidentified Japanese Americans sitting around a table (three women, one man). A small box is in front of the woman in the center.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-209)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-209)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in front of a large crowd. Obon dancers from left to right: unidentified, Hisako (Onishi) Saito, unidentified, Loretta (Fujii) Kaneko, Mr. Yoshihara, unidentified, Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba, Nami (Miura) Koida, Mabel (Maekawa) Ota. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon ...
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-304)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-304)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers practicing an Odori folk dance inside Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. First Obon dancer from the left is identified as Yukiye Itoyama. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
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