Friday, April 29, 2016

Sanmiya Family Portrait

                                                                        1994.41.4
Do you know the members of the Sanmiya family in the portrait? Because we don't. What we do know:

Date: Circa 1940
Title: Sanmiya family after Koichiro's death; Vancouver, BC
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?

Friday, April 22, 2016

A Kimono and Flower

                                                2012.15.1.1.375
Do you know this woman in the kimono holding a flower? Because we don't. What we do know:

Date: Circa 1947
Title: A portrait of a woman in a kimono; New Denver?, BC
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Steveston Fuji Baseball Team

                                                                                                Courtesy of Kelvin Higo. 
Do you know the players in the Steveston Fuji Baseball Team photographed by Mr. Y. Okumoto? Because we don't. What we do know:

Date: April 22, 1934
Title: Steveston Fuji Baseball Team
Institution: Kelvin Higo, friend of the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?

Friday, April 15, 2016

Road Camp Crew

                                                                                                                  2012.20.15
Do you know these men from the Road Camps? Because we don't. What we do know:

Date: Circa 1942
Title: A portrait of the gang; BC
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?

Friday, April 8, 2016

Swing Time Performers

                                                                                                           2012.15.1.1.355
Do you know these Swing Time performers from the Tashme Youth Organization? Because we don't. What we do know:

Date: Circa 1947
Title: A portrait of twelve boys in costume; Tashme, BC
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?

Friday, April 1, 2016

Nikkei Voice Edition - March

The museum has partnered up with the Nikkei Voice to put more names to faces. Each month the Nikkei Voice will publish one of the museum's 'lost' photographs asking their readers for help. The image will in turn be posted here as a way for the audience to get in contact with us.  So here is the Nikkei Voice's March edition of Lost and Found:
                                                                                    1994.69.4.14
Date: Circa 1942
Title: A nurse holding two babies at the Slocan Clinic; Slocan, BC
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?