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Album of the Week

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Yamada Family Collection (2005.104.1)

Color and b&w; footage of Yamada wedding and a reception at the Kawafuku restaurant in Los Angeles, California, ca. 1930s-1960s. Includes footage of wedding ceremony with opening of presents, wedding procession, san-san-kudo (3 x 3 sake drinking), picture taking, leaving church, reception at Kawafuku restaurant (17:35). Credits: Yamada Family Collection, ...

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Nima of the Month

traciakemi (California, United States)

Our new poetry column, Nikkei Uncovered, is curated by traci kato-kiriyama (traciakemi). Her first contribution to Discover Nikkei was in August 2013. Although she hasn’t made many contributions to the site since then, she has been a great supporter and advocate of our work, and we are thrilled to have her help with Nikkei Uncovered.

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