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Ten Issei men

Caption by Homer Yasui: "10 Issei men, all in western attire. Location not identified, but there is a handwritten date of 1907 at the top. Around then, Masuo [Yasui] was living in Portland at either the Japanese Methodist Mission or at the home of the Caucasian attorney, for whom he ...
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Obon Festival- Dancers

Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers posing for camera in front of small crowd with their backs bent slightly and arms extended. Fourth from the left is Yukiye Itoyama, fifth from the left is Eki Yumibe. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now ...
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Miyuki "Kay" Kida

One copy of a color studio portrait photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida taken in celebration of her 89th birthday. Inscribed on the back "#11."
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Kenjiro Kida in field

Black and white photograph of Kenjiro Kida standing next to a sapling in a field. Above his head is written "Kida" in red ink. On the back is written "Kenjiro Kida" in pencil.
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Miyuki "Kay" Kida having tea with company

Color photograph of Miyuki "Kay" Kida and ten white women sitting or standing around a dining table. The table is set for tea.
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Obon Festival- Dancers

Black and white photographic negative of nine Obon dancers posing for the camera. From left to right: unidentified, Kuni Kitayama, Sakae Kobayashi, Hisako (Onishi) Saito, Hisano Sakamoto, unidentified, Tomi Tsujimura, Yoshino Fujii, unidentified. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple ...
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Obon Festival- Obon dancers

Black and white photographic negative of four Obon dancers posed for the camera in front of a crowd. From left to right: Chieko Yoshihara, Hisano Sakamoto, Sakae Kobayashi, and Kaoru Funatake. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended ...
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Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama

One cent postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at the Portland Assembly Center. Postmarked Aug 28, 1942. Below the postmark “Sept 1 1942,” is written in red pencil. On the left side of the postcard is a purple "Censored" stamp. The message ...
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Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from R. Maeda

Yellowed envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Camp Livingston from R. Maeda at Minidoka. The envelope is postmarked April 28, 1943. Along the top of the envelope is "5/11-43" written in red pencil. Along the left edge of the envelope is clear tape that has the number 149 ...
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Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Yoshi Sato

Envelope addressed to Mr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from Yoshio Sato at Minidoka. Postmarked November 11, 1942. In red pencil “Dec 15, 42” is written. Along the right edge of the envelope is a white sticker, on the back side of the envelope it reads "U.S.A. 269 ...
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