Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Chigo Procession

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Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Color slide of the Chigo "Children's" Procession to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). Children are dressed in traditional Japanese children's ceremonial costumes and walk in a line down a street in front of the US Custom House in Northwest Portland. They are following Tom Shigeto Tamiyasu and a large black vehicle with yellow and white flowers on top. Two girls are identified in crowd: first to the left in left hand line: Sharon (Saito) Gattis, and seventh to the left, right hand line: Nancy (Matsunaga) Sakuragi.



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Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

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