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Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-628)
img Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-628)
Caption below photo: Takuritsu Morita. Could be a self portrait, he was fond of doing that. Appears to be a makeshift background handing over a floor rug. Based on his appearance this is probably 1915 to the mid 1920s. He lived in Oakland, CA., first, from 1915 to about 1919, then moved to Alameda, CA., until …
Two versions of a family portrait (ddr-ajah-6-554)
img Two versions of a family portrait (ddr-ajah-6-554)
One includes photographer Takuritsu Morita at right. Family unknown
Portrait of Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-633)
img Portrait of Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-633)
Caption below photo: Takuritsu Morita of Alameda, CA., December 1, 1920. Inscription on photo front: T. R. Morita Dec. 1, 1920
Takuritsu Morita inside classroom (ddr-ajah-6-601)
img Takuritsu Morita inside classroom (ddr-ajah-6-601)
Caption below photo: Principal and instructor Takuritsu Morita in a classroom, very probably the official California Alameda Japanese Elementary School, at 2256 Pacific Avenue. Circa 1916-1918
Portrait of seven men around table (ddr-ajah-6-85)
img Portrait of seven men around table (ddr-ajah-6-85)
Caption below photo: Buddhist Temple of Alameda, Ca., Rev. Motoyoshi arrived at BTOA in 1932, Takuritsu Morita left Alameda for Mountain View, CA in 1933 / Rev. Joshin Motoyoshi / Takuritsu Morita. Photo set in decorative mat frame.
Group of men seated on stage in Temple (ddr-ajah-3-220)
img Group of men seated on stage in Temple (ddr-ajah-3-220)
Caption below photo: Sponsored by Alameda City Japanese Association November 11, 1928, Buddhist Temple of Alameda, CA. Label on front of photo in Japanese
Children playing baseball in alleyway (ddr-ajah-5-76)
img Children playing baseball in alleyway (ddr-ajah-5-76)
Caption below photo: Young Nisei children play baseball in a Stockton, CA.,alley, circa early 1920s. (Information courtesy National Japanese American Historical Society). Phot courtesy Takuritsu Morita family, San Jose, CA.
Takuritsu Morita and two students (ddr-ajah-6-600)
img Takuritsu Morita and two students (ddr-ajah-6-600)
Caption below photo: Sensei Takuritsu Morita and two young students at the Official California Alameda Japanese Elementary School, at 2256 Pacific Avenue. Circa 1916-1918
Trophy given to Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-612)
img Trophy given to Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-612)
Caption below photo: November 1928 trophy received by Takuritsu Morita of Alameda, CA, for this service to the Japanese school (gakuen) in Alameda. He began teaching there when the school opened in 1916, so the oddity is that he is credited for 11 years of service when he had worked there 12 years.
Trophy given to Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-604)
img Trophy given to Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-604)
Caption below photo: Trophy received by Takuritsu Morita of Alameda, CA, for 10 years of service to the Japanese school (gakuen) in Alameda. The school opening in 1916. He lived in Alameda until 1933, then moved south to Mountain View, CA, where he continued to teach at a similar school.
Trophy given to Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-614)
img Trophy given to Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-614)
Caption below photo: Trophy received by Takuritsu Morita of Alameda, CA, for his service to the Wanto Japanese school (gakuen). He lived in Alameda until 1933, then moved south to Mountain View, CA, where is continued to teach at a similar school. While he taught at the Alameda school from 1916, it was never called the …
Takuritsu Morita next to sculpture (ddr-ajah-6-621)
img Takuritsu Morita next to sculpture (ddr-ajah-6-621)
Caption below photo: Takuritsu Morita poses with a favorite sculpture, Rodin's Thinker. This is probably Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA, where one of the more than 20 castings of The Thinker exist. Morita first is Oakland from 1915, the Alameda from about 1919 before moving to Mountain View in 1933. This portrait is more …
Trophy given to Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-613)
img Trophy given to Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-613)
Caption below photo: Trophy received by Takuritsu Morita of Alameda, CA, from the Beikoku Hosho Kwai. He lived in Alameda until 1933, then moved south to Mountain View, CA. It is unclear what this organization was about or what he did for them. 1932
Trophy given to Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-615)
img Trophy given to Takuritsu Morita (ddr-ajah-6-615)
Caption below photo: Trophy received by Takuritsu Morita of Alameda, CA, for his service to the Japanese school (gakuen) in Alameda. He lived there until 1933, then moved south to Mountain View, CA, where he continued to teach at a similar school. He began teaching in Alame3da, 1916. The oddity is that by the date of …
A Japanese Priest Becomes a Teacher in America (ddr-ajah-6-618)
img A Japanese Priest Becomes a Teacher in America (ddr-ajah-6-618)
Caption on photo: Morita's 1914 graduation photo from Toyo University. Includes biographical information about Takuritsu Morita
Takuritsu and Toyo Morita with young girl (ddr-ajah-6-638)
img Takuritsu and Toyo Morita with young girl (ddr-ajah-6-638)
Caption below photo: Takuritsu and Toyo Morita and a young friend (not their daughter) at the Morita home at 2324 Clement, in Alameda, CA. 1924-1933
Portrait of man (ddr-ajah-6-562)
img Portrait of man (ddr-ajah-6-562)
Caption below photo: Portrait of an Issei man, probably from Oakland, CA. Photo by Takuritsu Morita, 1915-early 1920s
Portrait of woman taken from back (ddr-ajah-6-564)
img Portrait of woman taken from back (ddr-ajah-6-564)
Caption below photo: Portrait of an Issei woman, probably from Oakland, CA Photo by Takuritsu Morita, 1915-early 1920s
Takuritsu Morita and three unidentified men outside house (ddr-ajah-6-629)
img Takuritsu Morita and three unidentified men outside house (ddr-ajah-6-629)
Caption below photo: Takuritsu Morita, far left, of Oakland and later, Alameda, CA. 1915-1933, but likely 1915-1920s
Portrait of woman (ddr-ajah-6-563)
img Portrait of woman (ddr-ajah-6-563)
Caption below photo: Portrait of an Issei woman, probably from Oakland, CA. Photo by Takuritsu Morita, 1915-early 1920s
Three men and woman seated at a table (ddr-ajah-6-555)
img Three men and woman seated at a table (ddr-ajah-6-555)
Caption below photo: Isseis enjoy themselves over tea, circa 1915-1920s, probably in Oakland, CA. Likely a self portrait by Takuritsu Morita, who is at right.
Men standing in front of school building (ddr-ajah-6-602)
img Men standing in front of school building (ddr-ajah-6-602)
Caption below photo: Alameda Japanese Association Building and Japanese Language School. 2256 Pacific Avenue, Alameda, CA. At center is Takuritsu Morita, an instructor at the school. The small size of the two palm trees and blank sign just above the 2256 address indicates this image is from the early part of the association's existence at the …
Group at campsite (ddr-ajah-6-623)
img Group at campsite (ddr-ajah-6-623)
Caption below photo: Issei men with tent and ax, possible the Oakland hills. Far right is Takuritsu Morita, of Alameda, CA. Circa 1915-1933, but more likely 1915 to the mid 1920s
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