Japanese Americans -- Social life and customs [lcsh]; Tango no sekku [aacr2];
Boys' Day Festival (Tango-no-Sekku) is observed annually on May 5th to celebrate the healthy growth and development of young boys. On this day, the Japanese take iris-scented baths, sip iris wine, and stick iris leaves on the roof. The iris (is)...
Swords -- Japan [lcsh]; Military weapons -- Japan [lcsh]
A fuchi is an oval piece of metal through which a sword blade passes and fits over the end of the hilt next to the Tsuba. It frequently matches the Kashira in material and decoration. A Kashira is the pommel of a sword hilt.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; War memorials; Mural painting and decoration -- California -- Sacramento; Taylor, Yoshio
A mural outlining the internment of Japanese Americans is unveiled at the County Administration Center in Sacramento. The mural was created by artist Yoshio Taylor. Includes photograph of artist and viewers.
Japanese tea ceremony [lcsh]; Drinking vessels [lcsh]; Raku pottery [lcsh]
The rim of this well-balanced chawan exhibits the gozan or "five peaks" motif, which is frequently employed by Raku and raku-style potters. The dark color provides a particularly appealing ground for the intense green of the tea. The heavy walls...