Magden Collection


These images were collected by Ron Magden, a prominent historian in the Pacific Northwest. The collection is comprised of photographs from the Tacoma/Fife area of Washington State. Densho interviewed Mr. Magden in 2004.



75 photographic prints, black and white


Courtesy of the Magden Collection

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75 Objects

Grade school class photo (ddr-densho-109-3)
img Grade school class photo (ddr-densho-109-3)
Fife Grade School, grades two and three. The teacher is Mrs. Corey.
Dedication ceremony performance (ddr-densho-109-4)
img Dedication ceremony performance (ddr-densho-109-4)
AWA dancers and players at the Point Defiance memorial dedication.
Memorial dedication (ddr-densho-109-5)
img Memorial dedication (ddr-densho-109-5)
Dedication of the Point Defiance Issei Memorial.
Issei memorial (ddr-densho-109-7)
img Issei memorial (ddr-densho-109-7)
Issei Memorial at Point Defiance in Tacoma, Washington.
Issei memorial plaque (ddr-densho-109-8)
img Issei memorial plaque (ddr-densho-109-8)
This is the plaque for the cherry tree dedication at the Point Defiance Issei Memorial.
Boy Scouts (ddr-densho-109-9)
img Boy Scouts (ddr-densho-109-9)
Front row (L to R): Kurt Osaka, David Yotsuuye, Kelly Morita, Tetsuro Mohri, Rick Tanabe, Gene Yotsuuye. Back row (L to R): Reverend Suya Pratt, Reverend Mohri.
Issei memorial dedication (ddr-densho-109-10)
img Issei memorial dedication (ddr-densho-109-10)
Point Defiance Issei Memorial dedication ceremony. Left to right: Kimiya Yasuda, Haruge Ishitani, Reverend Sunya Pratt, Shigeru Masugi, Asia Ikeda, Kameo Kujamura, Yoshiko (last name unknown), Kenji Kanda, Mitsako Yamasaki, Kumazo Yamasaki, Mitsu Fujimoto, Kimiko Fujimoto (Tanbara).

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