Obon Festival- Odori folk dance

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Japanese American Museum of Oregon
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ddr-one-1-217 (ONLC 3041)

Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers performing before a crowd. Boy standing alone in grass field: David Onishi. Obon dancers: right line, third from right Helen Hachiya; right line, fourth from right Sumi Hachiya; right line, fifth from right Arthur Ojiro “Art” Sasaki. 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.



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Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

Courtesy of Frank C. Hirahara Collection, Japanese American Museum of Oregon