Obon Festival- Odori folk dance

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ddr-one-1-255 (ONLC 3078)

Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in two lines forming a large partial circle. Outer circle from right to left: second in line Toraichi Kobayashi, third in line Sakae Kobayashi, seventh in line Kojiro Yoshida, ninth in line Wako Henjyoji. Inner circle from right to left: Grace (Sakano) Robbs, Amy (Mishiro) Kanegae, Patricia “Pat” (Ikata) Iboshi. 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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Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

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