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The Hirahara Collection

The Hirahara Collection

Frank C. Hirahara was an electrical engineer active in the Portland Nikkei community from 1948-54 and took pictures in his spare time as a member of the Portland Photographic Society and the Oregon Camera Club. Frank captured hundreds of photographs depicting life in the heart of Portland’s Japantown, as well as photographs of the greater Portland community, including Portland’s annual Rose Festival.

You can see more of this collection here: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-one-1/

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