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karuta gamecards small pdf for omeka.pdf
A set of A-Z English haiku written by staff of the Lafayette College Library during the spring of 2017 and mounted on karuta game cards.

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One Ogura hyakunin isshu card

HOW TO PLAY かるた from karuta.or.jp:howto1.pdf
Instructions offered on the 一般社団法人全日本かるた協会 website for the basic play of competitive poem karuta.

北方領土の日:4島チームで返還を願う「特大カルタ大会」 - 毎日新聞.pdf
The .pdf copy of a news article published online by the Mainichi Shimbun. It details a game of karuta played by elementary school students in Nemuro City on the Northern Territories Day in 2017.

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Photo of the karuta set created and distributed to schools in Kushiro, northern Hokkaido.

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Oral History Interviewee Rose Nieda

Minidoka Irrigator 9 Jan 1943 pg3.pdf
Minidoka Irrigator Newspaper announcement dated 9 January 1943. The newspaper was created by and circulated among imprisoned Japanese Americans at Minidoka Relocation Center. This page features an announcement for a karuta competition held at the…

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Photo published by Library of Congress, George Grantham Bain Collection depicting four women in kimono in a Japanese style room playing karuta.

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This card reads: 春にあけて まづみる書も 天地の はじめの時と 読み出づるかな This New Year is come, And I ope with a fresh mind A bookーthe first tome Of an ancient book, and find The world's start is there assigned.English…

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This card reads: 男山 今日の行幸の 畏きも 命あればぞ をろがみにける O what ecstasy 'Tis here at the grand Shrine His Majesty to see! To live long to be old is So blestーnow well I see this.English translation by: Honda,…

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This card reads: 後れても 後れてもまた 君たちに 誓ひしことを われ忘れめやShall I e'er forgetThe vow I did make to you, Though again and yetAgainーso oft I fail toDie, O my dead Comrades true!English translation by: Honda,…

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This card reads: 武士のやまと心をより合はせただひとすぢの大綱にせよMake a single ropeWith spirits,ーso big a zone,I sincerely hopeーOf our warriors bound in one,Twisted and entwisted, stronf grown.English translation…

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This card reads:大君の 御旗の下に死してこそ人と生まれし甲斐はありけれHow glorious it isUnder the royal bannerTo perish! What blissTo die in such a manner!Oh, 'tis the height of honour.English translation by: Honda,…

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This card reads:片敷きて寝ぬる鎧の袖の上に思ひぞつもる越の白雪On the armour-sleeveWhen now on my side I lie,The northern clouds leaveSnow, fleeing athwart the sky....So my thoughts in my mind lie.English translation by: Honda,…

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This card reads: 武夫の たけきかゞみと天の原あふぎ尊め丈夫のともLike the heaven highRespect him, a Warrior soNoble, peerlesslyBrave, the soul of Bushido,And a subject loyal so.English translation by: Honda, Heihachiro

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This card reads:大山の 峰の岩根に 埋めにけり わが年月の 日本だましひ’Neath this rugged rockOn the lofty mountain topI'll bury, O look!My grand spirit I've brought upAll these years in a great hope. English translation…

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This card reads:君が代はいはほと共に動かねば砕けてかへれ沖つしら波As firm as the rockIs our grand Emperor's reign.So leave, Waves, white-broke,Leave our sacred shores amain,And go back home to your main. English translation…

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This card reads:執り佩ける太刀の光はものゝふの常に見れどもいやめづらしきThough e'er seen, the glareOf the noble sword I wearThe more I do stare,The more will the blade look rareAnd bright. O 'tis e'er so fair. English…

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This card reads:みちのくのそとなる蝦夷のそとを漕ぐ舟より遠くものをこそ思へPrithee send your thoughtFurther than the boats that goIn the sea remoteWhich lies further than Ezo,Far beyond our mainland so.English translation…

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This card reads:大君の御楯となりて捨つる身と思へば軽き我が命かなOn the battle-fieldEvevn I can bravely dieAs a humble shieldOf the Throne. How can I sighThis slight life me to deny? English translation by: Honda, Heihachiro