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Fujinkai

Fujinkai?

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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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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Japanese Groups and Associations in the United States: Community Analysis Report No. 3 March 1943

Japanese Groups and Associations in the United States: Community Analysis Report No. 3 March 1944. Report reviewing Japanese social groups like Kenjinkai to determine if they indicate subversion within membership. Also attempts to determine the differences between Buddhism and Shintoism.
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