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Black and White photograph. Group portrrait, New Year celebration, Jan. 12, 1937 Hiroshima Kenjinkai, New Year celebration, possibly in downtown Seattle, January 12, 1937. Kenjinkai are prefectural organizations, which originally helped support immigrants through financial and social means. The Hiroshima Kenjinkai was started in 1900 and is still currently active. By 1920, more than 280 families were part of the organization. Today, kenjinkai help provide scholarships and organize cultural outings and trips to ancestral homes. Web Exhibition: #180
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