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Wedding party photograph of Hong Sling's son, married on 9/25/1929

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Funeral of Dong Hoy Moy, 1948. Brother of Moy Dong Chew and one of the founding elders of the original Chinatown located at Clark and Van Buren.

Issei enjoy a sunny day in the countryside, ca. 1951. From the Japanese American Service Committee Records, RG10.

Photograph of an Issei outing, ca. 1950. The CRC (Chicago Resettlers Committee) was particularly concerned about the Issei, who had lost so much in the internment, had limited English skills, and often felt isolated in their new environment. The…

Photograph of the Cosmos Club at CRC (Chicago Resettlers Committee), 1954. The CRC formed the Cosmos to help Japanese war brides adjust to American life. From the Japanese American Service Committee Records, RG 10.

Photograph of CRC (Chicago Resettlers Committee) members admire their Ikebani, n.d. While the CRC wanted resettlers to assimilate, they also nurtured Japanese American Culture in Chicago through classes and clubs. From the Japanese American Service…

Photograph of an Eastern Buddhist League dance, ca. 1950. From the Fred Yamaguchi Photograph collection.

Photograph of a Shinyu picnic, ca. 1950. From the Japanese American Service Committee Records, RG 10.

Photograph of the Nisei girls basketball team in the city-wide playoff, 1951. Girls’ teams were a big part of the Nisei sports movement. From the Pictorial Guidebook, 1951.

Photograph of the Chicago Huskies basketball team, 1951. The Huskies team was one of the first organized and won the Midwest Area Championships multiple times. The CRC (Chicago Resettlers Committee) encouraged Nisei sports as a way to participate in…
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