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Music

Japanese American woman with koto

Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Mrs. Chiyo Nagamine, friend of Hatchimonji. Her and her husband helped to establish the Japanese orphanage in Los Angeles."
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Boy Scout band at Topaz (Central Utah) concentration camp

This Boy Scout band greets Japanese Americans arriving from Hawai'i.
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Opera singer Toshiko Sekiya

Portrait of opera singer Toshiko Sekiya. Inscription on front of photograph: "To Mr. + Mrs. Yasui from Toshiko Sekiya September 22 1931 Hood River."
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Hood River Japanese Methodist Church Orchestra

Caption by Homer Yasui: "The Hood River Japanese Methodist Church orchestra. This was not the same organization as the band. Here LeRoy (?) Burns was the orchestra organizer, leader and instructor. I think that Rev. [Isaac] Inouye just lent moral support. Notice that on the bass drum...it reads, 'H.R ...
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Big Parade of Popular Music & Song Played By Victor's 4 Bands and Victor Artists

A program for the Big Parade show.
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Higher education

University of Washington Bulletin, Undergraduate Honors, 1941-1942

University of Washington Bulletin, Undergraduate Honors, 1941-1942. mailed to graduate at Tule Lake
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Issei Yale Law graduate in cap and gown

Caption by Homer Yasui: "Young Japanese man in a cap and gown. Although I don't know who the man was on the photograph it says 'Yale Law -- '11' He had to have been an Issei, and to have graduated from such a prestigious school then, indicated a very talented ...
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University of Oregon coed

Caption by Homer Yasui: "Michi [Yasui] was a [University of Oregon] coed here, standing on the steps of what may have been her dormitory, Susan Campbell Hall."
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Issei man in graduation cap and gown

Caption by Homer Yasui: "Portrait of Senichi Tomihiro in cap and gown. This may corroborate Chiye Tomihiro's statement that her father had graduated from a law school in the U.S." Signature on photograph: "Sincerely yours, S. Tomihiro."
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Portrait of a Nikkei man wearing a cap and gown

Portrait of an unidentified Nikkei man wearing a cap and gown.
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