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Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-260)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-260)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in three partial circles with audience enclosing dancers. Photograph is taken from behind the audience. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Geisha Girl (ddr-one-1-435)
img Geisha Girl (ddr-one-1-435)
Black and white original photographic print of an unidentified woman dressed in a kimono with hair and makeup done in a traditional geisha style. A large parasol is placed beside her on the stage of the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple.)
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-388)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-388)
Black and white photographic negative of three Nisei men playing cards laying down on a blanket during a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Shig Oka, unidentified, and Tom Takeoka.
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-369)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-369)
Black and white photographic negative of Nisei sitting at a picnic table enjoying the community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Mieko Fujita, Sam "Pompadour Sam" Sasaki, and Fude (Fujita) Kagawa.
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-379)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-379)
Black and white photographic negative of a family sitting at a picnic table at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: unidentified, Kazuo “Kaz” Ochiai, Tamiyo Ochiai, and Zenzaburo Ochiai.
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-268)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-268)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers posing for the camera at Obon. Second to the left is Hisako (Onishi) Saito. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Envelope from George Kida to Mr and Mrs Jim Wood (ddr-one-3-1)
doc Envelope from George Kida to Mr and Mrs Jim Wood (ddr-one-3-1)
Envelope addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Jim Wood of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, from George Kida in Nyssa, Oregon.
Notarized statement for Mrs. A.C. Goodenough dated January 28, 1942 in the County of Multnomah, State of Oregon. (ddr-one-5-152)
doc Notarized statement for Mrs. A.C. Goodenough dated January 28, 1942 in the County of Multnomah, State of Oregon. (ddr-one-5-152)
Photocopy of a declassified notarized statement from Mrs. A.C. Goodenough dated January 28, 1942 in Multnomah County, Oregon.
Young Nisei man cleaning (ddr-densho-259-472)
img Young Nisei man cleaning (ddr-densho-259-472)
Kay Yasui sitting in a doorway and cleaning at the Yasui's home on Third Street, Hood River, Oregon.
Three brothers in front of their house (ddr-densho-259-7)
img Three brothers in front of their house (ddr-densho-259-7)
The three younger Yasui brothers [Kay, Tsuyoshi (Ches), and Minoru Yasui] at their home in Hood River, Oregon.
Four Issei men on a bridge (ddr-densho-259-183)
img Four Issei men on a bridge (ddr-densho-259-183)
From left to right: Daiichi Takeoka, an unidentified man, Keisuke Ito, and Masuo Yasui at Crown Point, Oregon.
Toru Omori (ddr-densho-287-604)
img Toru Omori (ddr-densho-287-604)
Black and white portrait of Toru "Porky" Omori in a bow tie with the word Oregon on it.
Newspaper clippings from scrapbook page (ddr-densho-35-364)
doc Newspaper clippings from scrapbook page (ddr-densho-35-364)
Three articles and one photograph on Gresham, Oregon anti-Japanese groups. Newspapers include: Gresham Outlook and Sunday Oregonian.
Crater Lake (ddr-densho-359-1354)
img Crater Lake (ddr-densho-359-1354)
The caption on the photograph is "On the trail to the Boat Landing Crater Lake National Park, Oregon".
Shizuo Nishimura travel authorization (ddr-densho-493-30)
doc Shizuo Nishimura travel authorization (ddr-densho-493-30)
Form authorizing Shizuo Nishimura to leave camp on July 29, 1944, traveling at WRA expense to Ontario, Oregon.
Albert A. Oyama Interview (ddr-one-7-52)
vh Albert A. Oyama Interview (ddr-one-7-52)
Nisei male. Born April 10, 1926, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Montavilla, Oregon, where father ran a Japanese-language newspaper. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After the war, served in Korea in the U.S. military. Returned to Oregon and became a physician.

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Sumi Ikata Interview (ddr-one-7-71)
vh Sumi Ikata Interview (ddr-one-7-71)
Nisei female. Born March 3, 1918, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Independence, Oregon, where parents ran a farm. Married and was pregnant with first child before World War II. During the war, was removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to the Gresham, Oregon, area. …
Hiro Takeuchi Interview (ddr-one-7-15)
vh Hiro Takeuchi Interview (ddr-one-7-15)
Nisei male. Born April 9, 1915, in Troutdale, Oregon. Grew up in several areas in Oregon where parents ran a farm. Started a grocery business before World War II. During the war, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Oregon and reestablished grocery business.

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Marianne West Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-120-9)
vh Marianne West Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-120-9)
Entering into interracial marriage, facing negative reactions

This interview took place at the 2000 Tule Lake Pilgrimage in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Chiyo Endo Interview Segment 14 (ddr-one-7-10-14)
vh Chiyo Endo Interview Segment 14 (ddr-one-7-10-14)
Returning to Oregon after the war

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview.

Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-119-4)
vh Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-119-4)
Family undertakes "voluntary evacuation" to Visalia, California

This interview took place at the 2000 Tule Lake Pilgrimage in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-119-5)
vh Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-119-5)
Daily activities at Poston concentration camp, Arizona

This interview took place at the 2000 Tule Lake Pilgrimage in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-185)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-185)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in two lines approaching the camera with arms in motion. From left to right front row: Betty Nakashimada, Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, Ted Tetsuo Tamaki, Shiz (Fujita) Inaba. Back row fourth from left is Arthur Ojiro “Art” Sasaki. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-203)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-203)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in a partial circle in front of a crowd that circles around the dancers. Obon dancers inner circle starting from the right: Tomi Tsujimura, Patricia “Pat” (Ikata) Iboshi, Noboru Takashima, Shizuko "Shiz" (Ninomiya) Onishi, and others unidentified. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-194)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-194)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers with both arms raised in front of a crowd. From left to right: Rose Haruye (Muramatsu) Ouchida, Tom Tsujimura, Phyllis Midori (Ando) Muramatsu, Shizuko "Shiz" (Ninomiya) Onishi, Toraichi Kobayashi, Hisako (Onishi) Saito, and Henry Matsunaga. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known …
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