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Santa Monica Nikkei hall photo album
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1960-1969
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Photograph album from the Santa Monica Nikkei Jin Kai. Photos in the album include events, performances, picnics, and holidays with members of the hall. There is also a pledge of donation receipt from the Santa Monica Nikkei Jin Kai to the Japanese Institute of Sawtelle Corporation, building fund.
The Santa Monica Nikkei Hall Records includes photo albums and photographs from the Santa Monica Nikkei Hall. The hall was constructed in 1957 and served the local Japanese American (Nikkei) community for over 60 years. The photo albums in the collection include images of annual picnics, performances, and events at the hall. There is also a photograph album from the Samo Dance Club with images of birthday events, and holiday and themed dances. The individual images in the collection include group photographs outside the hall and photographs taken in the 2000s around the building. Also included are photographs from the Memorial Day service at the Ireito in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Santa Monica. The service was hosted yearly by different local organizations and churches.
Albums; Photographs
(1 volume) 25 pages, 11 x 13 inches
Community activities--Associations and organizations--Kenjinkai and Nihonjinkai
Arts and literature--Performing arts
Community activities--Recreational activities--Picnics
Identity and values--Men
Identity and values--Women
Identity and values--Issei
Identity and values--Nisei
Geographic communities--California--Los Angeles
Santa Monica, California
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections;
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Santa Monica Nikkei Hall Records

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