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Katsugo Miho Interview II Segment 7

Community groups in prewar Maui: kenjinkai, fujinkai
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A group photograph of Japanese women and a Japanese man. The group appears to be "Fujinkai" affiliated with the Buddhist Church of America. It is taken by "Takano Studio" in Seattle, Washington on June 11, 1933. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_11_01_003
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[Gift packets]

Photographed are a Japanese man and a group of Japanese women with "imonbukuro" [= a gift packet to Imperial Japanese Military soldiers]. It appears that the packets are prepared by local Issei women societies to be sent to Imperial Japanese Military soldiers. A photograph from "Dorothy Ai Aoki photo album" …
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Community analysis report, no. 3 (March 1943)

Report, "Japanese groups and associations in the United States," on Japanese social, economic, religious, and nationalistic groups and associations in the United States. Covers Kenjinkai or prefectural associations, Junior Kenjinkai, Nihonjinkai or Japanese associations, Seinenkai or young people's societies, Fujinkai or women's societies, Japanese Chambers of Commerce, hotel associations, California …
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Bukkyokai Fujinkai teachers

Group in front of Enmanji Buddhist Temple includes Reverend and Mrs. Goto and Japanese language school teachers from Bukkyokai Fujinkai. Handwritten list of names on back of photo. The original image is housed with the Sonoma County Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), and was borrowed for digitization courtesy of the …
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Mrs. Kiyoye Nikaido

Oral history interview with Mrs. Kiyoye [Kiyoe] Nikaido. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Nikaido, Mrs Kiyoye
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White River Fujinkai

Issei women often formed women's groups, or Fujinkai, which gave them opportunities to participate in community affairs.
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National Fujinkai League convention

Group photograph of National Fujinkai League convention attendees.
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Group of women on steps of church

Caption below photo: Fujinkai Japanese Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Alameda, CA., circa 1952. Duplicate photo with names identified
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Group photo of men, women and children outside building

Caption below photo: Japanese Methodist Episcopal Church, south Fujinkai (women's society), Alameda, CA. Front row center is Rev. Alura (lighter suit) and Rev. Shimada. These young mothers were the backbone of the church. 1932
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