Seattle Buddhist Temple Archives Collection ddr-densho-38

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Seattle Buddhist Church altar (ddr-densho-38-1)
img Seattle Buddhist Church altar (ddr-densho-38-1)
Altar of the Seattle Buddhist Church, which was located at 1020 Main Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi area. The Seattle Buddhist Church is now known as the Seattle Buddhist Temple and is currently located at 1427 South Main Street.
Buddhist procession (ddr-densho-38-2)
img Buddhist procession (ddr-densho-38-2)
In 1933, a Butsudan and accessories were donated by a group started by Miyakichi and Kazuichi Terao and Kenichi Masuda. This is the procession that made its way from the Terao brothers' residence at 10th Avenue and Lane Street to the Seattle Buddhist Church at 1020 Main Street. The Seattle Buddhist Church, now known as the …
Obutsudan enshrinement processional (ddr-densho-38-3)
img Obutsudan enshrinement processional (ddr-densho-38-3)
In 1933, an obutsudan and accessories were donated by a group started by Miyakichi and Kazuichi Terao and Kenichi Masuda. This procession made its way from the Terao brothers' residence at 10th Avenue and Lane Street to the Seattle Buddhist Church at 1020 Main Street. The Seattle Buddhist Church, now known as the Seattle Buddhist Temple, …
Seattle Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-38-4)
img Seattle Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-38-4)
The Seattle Buddhist Church was dedicated at its 1020 Main Street address in Seattle's Nihonmachi on November 15, 1908. The Seattle Buddhist Church, now known as the Seattle Buddhist Temple, is presently located at 1427 South Main Street.
Bukkyo Seinenkai (ddr-densho-38-5)
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The Bukkyo Seinenkai marked the beginning of the Seattle Buddhist Church. It was established by Chojiro Fujii and Jiro Iwamura on November 15, 1901, to meet the varied needs of Issei immigrants. By 1902, this small house at 624 Main Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi was being rented for church services. The Seattle Buddhist Church, now known …
Muneage ceremony (ddr-densho-38-6)
img Muneage ceremony (ddr-densho-38-6)
This building at 1427 South Main Street was the second location of the Seattle Buddhist Church. During the muneage ceremony, mochi (Japanese rice cakes) were thrown to church members from the scaffold.
Seattle Buddhist Temple dedication service (ddr-densho-38-7)
img Seattle Buddhist Temple dedication service (ddr-densho-38-7)
The Seattle Buddhist Church was located at 1020 Main Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi (Japantown) area. The church, now known as the Seattle Buddhist Temple, is currently located at 1427 South Main Street.
Group in front of Seattle Buddhist Temple (ddr-densho-38-8)
img Group in front of Seattle Buddhist Temple (ddr-densho-38-8)
The Seattle Buddhist Temple was located at 1020 Main Street. Reverend Hoshin Fujii pictured in the front row, center, served the church from 1908 to 1922. The Seattle Buddhist Church, now known as the Seattle Buddhist Temple, is currently located at 1427 South Main Street.
Issei making sushi (ddr-densho-38-10)
img Issei making sushi (ddr-densho-38-10)
Issei members of the Bukkyo Fujinkai (Buddhist Women's Association) making sushi for the church bazaar. Left, front row: Mrs. Yamanaka, Mrs. Fukei, Mrs. Mizuta, Mrs. Takahashi, Mrs. Aoyama, Mrs. Tsuye, Mrs. Teramoto, Mrs. Shimokon, and Howard Sakura. Left, back row: Mrs. Nagamatsu, Mrs. Hashimawari. unidentified, Mrs. Watanabe, and unidentified. Right, front row: Mrs. Yasui, Mrs. Kihara, …
Reverend and Bukkyo Fujinkai members (ddr-densho-38-11)
img Reverend and Bukkyo Fujinkai members (ddr-densho-38-11)
The newly formed Bukkyo Fujinkai (Buddhist Women's Association) with Reverend Hoshin Fujii (front row, third from left).
Bukkyo Fujinkai members eating (ddr-densho-38-12)
img Bukkyo Fujinkai members eating (ddr-densho-38-12)
Issei members of the Bukkyo Fujinkai (Buddhist Women's Association) eating a meal in the Seattle Buddhist Temple kitchen. Seated (left to right): Cho Goto, Hanako Sao, Kikue Takahashi (behind Sao), unidentified, Taka Toshi, unidentified, Sasae Watanabe, unidentified, Kikue Hirata, Rieko Shimizu, and Fuiko Nakano. Standing: unidentified (back to camera), Kikuyo Tsuye, and unidentified.
Reverend and Bukkyo Fujinkai members (ddr-densho-38-13)
img Reverend and Bukkyo Fujinkai members (ddr-densho-38-13)
Bukkyo Fujinkai (Buddhist Women's Association) members with Reverend Hoshin Fujii (front row, center) in front of the Seattle Buddhist Church at 1020 Main Street. The Seattle Buddhist Church is now known as the Seattle Buddhist Temple and is currently located at 1427 South Main Street.
Bukkyo Fujinkai members in front of Seattle Buddhist Temple (ddr-densho-38-14)
img Bukkyo Fujinkai members in front of Seattle Buddhist Temple (ddr-densho-38-14)
Members of the Bukkyo Fujinkai (Women's Buddhist Association) in front of the Seattle Buddhist Temple at 1020 Main Street. The Seattle Buddhist Church, now known as the Seattle Buddhist Temple, is currently located at 1427 South Main Street.
Issei funeral (ddr-densho-38-15)
img Issei funeral (ddr-densho-38-15)
This funeral service for Tsukasa Iseri was held at the Japanese Buddhist Mission in Kent, Washington, which is part of the White River Valley.
Bon Odori (ddr-densho-38-16)
img Bon Odori (ddr-densho-38-16)
This Bon Odori dance festival was held on Main Street.
Bon Odori (ddr-densho-38-17)
img Bon Odori (ddr-densho-38-17)
The Bon Odori festival was held on Main Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi area. These dancers are dressed as the forty-seven ronin (masterless samurai). The story of the forty-seven ronin is famous in Japan. The story of the forty-seven ronin has been made into numerous movies in Japan. Lord Asano, the samurai's master, was forced to commit …
Bon Odori (ddr-densho-38-18)
img Bon Odori (ddr-densho-38-18)
Bon Odori is an annual Japanese American community festival held outside the Seattle Buddhist Temple at 1427 South Main Street.
Bon Odori (ddr-densho-38-19)
img Bon Odori (ddr-densho-38-19)
Front, left to right: Janet Okamoto, Ruby Suyama, Irene Yamauchi, Ben Yanagimoto, and unidentified. Back, left to right: Kiyo Harada, Mary Yoshijima, Fusaye Yokoyama, May Shimbo, Kanichi Iwami, Fumiko Uyeda Groves, Kiki Hagimori, and Sachi Iwami.
Seattle Buddhist Church picnic (ddr-densho-38-21)
img Seattle Buddhist Church picnic (ddr-densho-38-21)
Reverend Y. Shimizu issuing prizes at the Seattle Buddhist Church picnic. (Identification on front of the photograph.)
Seattle Buddhist Church picnic (ddr-densho-38-22)
img Seattle Buddhist Church picnic (ddr-densho-38-22)
This picnic was held at Lincoln Park. Back row (left to right): unidentified, Molly Fukutani, and Harue Mori. The child in front is unidentified.
Seattle Buddhist Church picnic (ddr-densho-38-24)
img Seattle Buddhist Church picnic (ddr-densho-38-24)
Reverend Ishikawa playing a game at this picnic, which was held at Lincoln Park. (Identification on front of the photograph.)
Lotus group entertainment (ddr-densho-38-25)
img Lotus group entertainment (ddr-densho-38-25)
This program was held in the basement of the Seattle Buddhist Church, which was located at 1020 Main Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi area. The Seattle Buddhist Church is now known as the Seattle Buddhist Temple and is currently located at 1427 South Main Street. Lotus was an association for young church members.
Lotus group entertainment (ddr-densho-38-26)
img Lotus group entertainment (ddr-densho-38-26)
This program took place at the Nippon Kan Theatre in Seattle's Nihonmachi area. The Lotus group was affiliated with the Seattle Buddhist Church. Lotus was an association for young church members.

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