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Title
Mochitsuki
Creator
Ishibashi Family
Date Created and/or Issued
1952-12
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Description
A group of people gathered during the motchitsuki ceremony, in which the traditional Japanese rice paste is pounded into a desired shape for consumption. Though this food is eaten year-round, it is also associated with the Japanese New Year, which also takes place on January 1.
1.25 x 1.375 inches, color negative
The collection documents the personal life and business records of the Ishibashi family; one of the pioneer Japanese American farming families on the Rancho Palos Verdes Peninsula in Los Angeles, California from about 1910 until 2012.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
ISH_617
csudh_ish_0661
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/3184
Subject
Community activities
Community activities--Festivals, celebrations, and holidays
Identity and values--Japanese American identity
Place
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections;
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8sf30gj/
Ishibashi Collection

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