These notecards feature reproductions of postcards of Little Tokyo. Each notecard is blank and measures 7"w x 5"h.
The first image is from a Nisei Week Parade of the 1960s. The longest continuing Japanese cultural event in the mainland United States, the Nisei Week festival was started in 1934 by second-generation Japanese Americans (Nisei) to attract business to the Little Tokyo area of Los Angeles. Curtailed during World War II because of the forced relocation of Japanese Americans, it resumed in 1949 and has been held every year since. It features ondo dancing, cultural exhibits such as ikebana (flower arrangement), and sumi-e (calligraphy), a parade, and a queen pageant.
The second image depicts the Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple from the early 1930s, formerly the Historic Building of the National Museum and now the home of the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy.
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