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Nisei on stage (ddr-one-1-346)
img Nisei on stage (ddr-one-1-346)
Black and white photographic negative of four Nisei standing on a stage, two additional Nisei sitting to the side. The four standing Nisei are each holding an object- possibly performing some kind of skit. From left to right: Miriam (Koyama) Kiso, Eugene Hayashi, Rose Namba, Nami (Miura) Koida, Toyse "Toy" Muira, and Ko Tambara. This photograph …
Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-408)
img Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-408)
Black and white photographic negative of an unidentified Odori dancer performing with a woven basket in hand on stage for Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) inside the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple).
Nisei women (ddr-one-1-345)
img Nisei women (ddr-one-1-345)
Black and white photographic negative of three women standing in front of a piano possibly singing, two women seated to the side listening. From left to right: Jayne (Katada) Furukawa, Betty Ishida, Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba, May (Ebihara) Gelfand, and Lillian (Niimi) Mikariya. This photograph may have been taken during the Northwest Methodist Rally.
Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-403)
img Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-403)
Black and white photographic negative of an Odori folk dance performance on the stage for Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) at Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Mary (Nakata) Fujii, Shiz (Fujita) Inaba, Hanako Terakawa Tamura, unidentified, and Sakae Kobayashi.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 22
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 22 "Pacific Telephone" (ddr-one-1-488)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 22 driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. The float is made of red and black flowers, with two young girls dressed as a Native …
Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-2)
img Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-2)
Black and white photographic negative of the Adelphons, a young women's service group of the Portland Chapter of the Japanese American Citizen's League, in formal attire. Back Row (left to right): Sumiko “Sue” (Kawasaki) Fujino, unidentified, Minnie (Oyama) Abe, Ochiyo (Nishioka) Hasuike, unidentified, Mary (Furusho) Iwasaki, Tamae "Butch" Yamamoto, Kathryn (Kawata) Niita, Irene (Kawata) Nakagawa, Sophie …
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-241)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-241)
Black and white photographic negative of six Obon dancers posing for the camera with one arm touching straw hats. From left to right: Shizuko "Shiz" (Ochiai) Ota Okazaki, Jean (Tsujimura) Takashima, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, Jean Yasuko (Kida) Tomita, Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando, and Eddie Tamiyasu. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church …
Oregon Buddhist Church Bingo (ddr-one-1-422)
img Oregon Buddhist Church Bingo (ddr-one-1-422)
Black and white photographic negative of a bingo game with prizes displayed in the center. Event is hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now know as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, Mary (Nakata) Fujii, Mitsy (Kiyomura) Takeoka, Ben Kasubuchi, unidentified, unidentified, James “Jim” Mamoru Fujii, Susie "Jinx" (Tamiyasu) Fujii carrying …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 4 Queen and Court (ddr-one-1-143)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 4 Queen and Court (ddr-one-1-143)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 4 with the Rose Festival Queen and Court on red and white float driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside W.L. Reid Company Building Hardware Specialties and the Riverside Hotel. An advertisement for Chevrolet is visible in the background on the side of the Portland …
Tractors (ddr-one-1-452)
img Tractors (ddr-one-1-452)
Color slide of two parked John Deere tractors in a field, appears to be an old John Deere 1940s model M and a newer 1950s Model A with a fork loader attached to the front. According to donor processed on June 20, 1951. For black and white negative please see ONLC 4821, for black and white …
Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-8)
img Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-8)
Original black and white photographic print of the Sorelles, a high school social group. Back Row (left to right): Elsie Okazaki, Anges (Inouye) Kitayama, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, Atsuko “Alice” (Matsumoto) Ando, Nami (Miura) Koida, Kimi Wakabayashi, Grace Mieko (Muramatsu) Ouchida, Masae “Elsie” (Morita) Onishi, and Betty Nakashimada. Middle Row (left to right): Rose Haruye (Muramatsu) Ouchida, …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 11
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 11 "The Calliope" (ddr-one-1-137)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 11 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside W.L. Reid Company Building Hardware Specialties. Float depicts a calliope with a player dressed as a clown on top. Three female riders sit up front in short poofy dresses, one holds a blue ribbon while the other two …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 23
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 23 "Fountain of Youth" (ddr-one-1-517)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 23 driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. The float depicts a Spanish conquistadors discovering the fountain of youth under a pink willow tree. The …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 26
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 26 "Beaverton" (ddr-one-1-535)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 26 driving down W Burnside past a crowd outside Dr. Geo Chan's office and the Chinese Medicine Company during the Rose Festival Parade. The float is made of red flowers and has a carriage on top made of red and white flowers and is pulled by a horse made …
Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-235)
img Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-235)
Black and white photographic negative of Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba posing for the camera with one arm raised above her head. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was taken at Holladay Park in Portland, Oregon.
Sorelles Beach Outing (ddr-one-1-399)
img Sorelles Beach Outing (ddr-one-1-399)
Black and white photographic negative of Yoji Kiso (left) and Shig Tada (right) sitting in the sand at the Oregon Coast at a beach outing planned by the Sorrelles (a high school social group).
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 …
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-386)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-386)
Black and white photographic negative of two people sitting at a picnic table during a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Ben Kasubuchi, and Mary (Okita) Kasubuchi.
Dance (ddr-one-1-100)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-100)
Black and white photographic negative of couples dancing together at an informal dance, possibly a Sorelles (a high school social group) event. Women seated along wall from left to right: Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba, May (Ebihara) Gelfand, Betty Ishida, Rose Haruye (Muramatsu) Ouchida, and Loretta (Fujii) Kaneko. Dancing on the far left is Betty Nakashimada and …
Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration  Procession (ddr-one-1-54)
img Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Procession (ddr-one-1-54)
Color slide of procession past US Custom House in Northwest Portland of women in kimonos or yukatas and men in dark suits. They are followed by Gene Sugimura carrying a purple banner with gold trim and the white emblem of the Wheel of Dharma in the center. From left to right: Janice (Matsunaga) Okamoto, Patricia “Pat” …
Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-68)
img Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-68)
Color slide of three people outside performing Odori (traditional Japanese folk dance) at night in traditional Japanese dress. On far right is Grace (Tachibana) Ishikawa.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 8
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 8 "Sacajawea" (ddr-one-1-501)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 8 driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. The float has four visible riders, two men dressed as American frontiersmen and two women dressed in …
Portland Rose Festival Parade Float-
img Portland Rose Festival Parade Float- "Truck" (ddr-one-1-164)
Color slide of a Rose Festival Parade float that is pulled by two black horses down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside W.L. Reid Company Building Hardware Specialties. Children ride on the float with a woman dressed in a pilot's outfit standing in front. A man with a St. Bernard hold the reins to …
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Couples seated (ddr-one-1-120)
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Couples seated (ddr-one-1-120)
Black and white photographic negative of couples sitting around two tables at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. The couples are chatting and drinking, one of the bottles has a 7-up label. Couple in the center identified as Lillian (Wong) Okazaki and Mino Okazaki. Woman in front on …
Nisei Bowling League Women's Team (ddr-one-1-127)
img Nisei Bowling League Women's Team (ddr-one-1-127)
Black and white photographic negative of a Nisei women's bowling team. The team is posed in front of a Ford sedan with a bowling ball and monogrammed shirts. Back row left to right: Kathleen Sasaki, Yoko (Hishikawa) Iwata, and Takako Inukai. Front row left to right: Toshi (Tamiyasu) Fukuhara, and Sachi (Nakata) Nakashima. Original print ONLC …
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