Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal

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Japanese American Museum of Oregon
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Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers rehearsing an Odori folk dance in front of a small audience inside Norse Hall. Obon dancers from left to right: Shig Yuzuriha, Shig Oka, Hiro Okayama, unidentified, and 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.



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Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

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