Japanese American identity

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Japanese American identity (558)

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

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Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-236)
img Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-236)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified Obon dancer posing for the camera with her arms raised in front of her. 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.
Obon Festival- Mayoral speech (ddr-one-1-254)
img Obon Festival- Mayoral speech (ddr-one-1-254)
Black and white photographic negative of Portland Mayor Dorothy McCullough Lee speaking at Obon. Playing the taiko drum is Henry Matsunaga. Behind the drum is Tom Shigeto Tamiyasu. 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- Dancers (ddr-one-1-250)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-250)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers performing in front of a crowd. From left to right in foreground: Ruth Saito, Kathleen "Kathie" Haruko (Matsuda) Sato, and Grace (Tachibana) Ishikawa. 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- Dancer (ddr-one-1-281)
img Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-281)
Black and white photographic negative of Masano Hachiya Yamasaki posing for the camera 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.
Wedding Reception Dance at Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (ddr-one-1-96)
img Wedding Reception Dance at Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (ddr-one-1-96)
Black and white photographic negative of a possible wedding reception dance at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association's main hall. Attendees sit along the wall chatting with other guests.
Japanese American Workshop (ddr-one-1-585)
img Japanese American Workshop (ddr-one-1-585)
Color slide of an unidentified Japanese American man inside a workshop- one hand is resting on his knee as he looks at the camera.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-198)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-198)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in front of a crowd with arms raised. Obon dancers: second from the left is Yori Tomita, third from the left is Tomi Tsujimura, fourth from the left is Noboru Takashima, fifth from the left is Shizuko "Shiz" (Ninomiya) Onishi, eighth from the left is Shizuko "Shiz" (Ochiai) ...
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-228)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-228)
Black and white photographic negative of five Obon dancers performing in front of a crowd that is partially enclosing them. Dancers from left to right: Joe Shiraishi, Harue Akiyama, Jean Yasuko (Kida) Tomita, and Thomas "Tom" Honma. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended ...
Lunch Break (ddr-one-1-692)
img Lunch Break (ddr-one-1-692)
Black and white photographic negative of a four unidentified Japanese American men sitting at a table with their heads down. A small box is in front of each of them.
Boy Scouts (ddr-one-1-91)
img Boy Scouts (ddr-one-1-91)
Black and white photographic negative of an unidentified boy scout troop at Obon Festival. 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-1-73)
img Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-73)
Color slide of unidentified Japanese Americans outside performing a Odori (traditional Japanese folk dance) at night.
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-297)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-297)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers rehearsing an Odori folk dance inside Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. Dancers form two circles, leader of outer circle is Tomi Tsujimura, leader of inner circle is Harue Akiyama, the Odori dance teacher. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon ...
Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Chigo Procession (ddr-one-1-53)
img Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Chigo Procession (ddr-one-1-53)
Color slide of Chigo "children's" procession past the US Custom House building in Northwest Portland. Children carry flowers and are accompanied by Buddhist ministers in black or white robes. Adults from left to right: Bishop Daiyu Y. Henjyoji, unidentified, Reverend Shoko Masunaga from Seattle and Reverend Eiyu Terao from Spokane. Children from left to right: unidentified, ...
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-275)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-275)
Black and white photographic negative of three unidentified Obon dancers posing for the camera. 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 Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-413)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-413)
Black and white photographic negative of the head table at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the Seattle Buddhist Church's basement. From left to right: Reverend Tatsuya Ichikawa (from Seattle, Washington), Reverend Eiyu Terao (from Spokane, Washington), Reverend Shinjo Ikuta (from Vancouver, British Columbia), Reverend Tesshin Shibata (from White River, Washington), Reverend Akira Jotetsu Ono ...
Prize Table (ddr-one-1-424)
img Prize Table (ddr-one-1-424)
Black and white photographic negative of a large prize table at a bingo event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now know as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). Woman bent over on left side is Mitsy (Kiyomura) Takeoka, man sitting on far right side facing camera is identified as Zenzaburo Ochiai.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-233)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-233)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers performing in front of crowd. Dancer in center of image with butterflies on kimono is 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 ...
Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-336)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-336)
Black and white photographic negative of three unidentified women outside Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington for a Buddhist convention. George Oba is coming up from behind the women. Woman on the far right is holding a program with the date Feb 29- Mar 2, 1952 written on the cover.
Dance (ddr-one-1-350)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-350)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified couples dancing in front of large windows with blinds drawn.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-185)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-185)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in two lines approaching the camera with arms in motion. From left to right front row: Betty Nakashimada, Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, Ted Tetsuo Tamaki, Shiz (Fujita) Inaba. Back row fourth from left is Arthur Ojiro “Art” Sasaki. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church ...
Children at Odori (ddr-one-1-64)
img Children at Odori (ddr-one-1-64)
Color slide of two posing children in their Odori (traditional Japanese folk dance) costumes. Second from the left is Janice (Ikata) Marks.
Photographer (ddr-one-1-433)
img Photographer (ddr-one-1-433)
Black and white photographic negative of an unidentified photographer standing on a pew with a large camera.
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet- Kitchen (ddr-one-1-428)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet- Kitchen (ddr-one-1-428)
Black and white photographic negative of women plating food in the kitchen of the Seattle Buddhist Church for the Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet. Behind the stove from right to left: Irene (Yamaguchi) Tatsuta, Betty Kurimoto Yamasaki, Noriko (Ichikawa) Kurashige, and May Matsumoto, others unidentified.
Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-66)
img Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-66)
Color slide of four unidentified women in yukatas or kimonos with Japanese straw hats performing Odori (traditional Japanese folk dance) at night.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-181)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-181)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in a line performing in front of a crowd. From left to right: Marjory "Marge" (Ando) Smith, Patricia “Pat” (Ikata) Iboshi, Loretta (Fujii) Kaneko, Joe Shiraishi, and Harue Akiyama. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended ...
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