Pre-World War II
Pre-World War II
img Portrait of women and children in Japan (ddr-densho-259-117)
Portrait of Shidzuyo Miyake with unknown woman and children in traditional Japanese attire.
img Graduating girls' class in Japan (ddr-densho-259-85)
Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured in the third row, second from the right. Caption by Homer Yasui: "Maybe at the school in Tsuyama, Okayama-ken, Japan, where [Shidzuyo] had also taught for a short time in 1910. This also looks like a girls' graduating class, but [Shidzuyo] and the other teachers are dressed differently."
img Group of women and girls in Japan (ddr-densho-259-70)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Hundreds of young Japanese girls and women, together with a few men, posed in front of what appears to be a levee. This may represent a school for females in Japan. Our Mom [Shidzuyo Yasui] is seated in the 4th row, 5th from right. Location, occasion and date unknown, but before Mom ...
img "Japanese girls school beach outing" (ddr-densho-259-79)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Japanese girls school beach outing, Sumoto School, Awaji, Japan." Caption by Yuka Yasui: "Beach at Sumoto Awaji where [Shidzuyo Yasui] taught. [Shidzuyo] 2nd row. 10th from the left."
img "Family portrait of a Japanese family in Japan" (ddr-densho-259-381)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Family portrait of a Japanese family in Japan. All are wearing Japanese clothing and some of them are wearing montsuki. Sometimes this jacket is also called a haori."
img Japanese teachers on Awaji Island (ddr-densho-259-124)
Shidzuyo Yasui (second row, second from right) with colleagues from the Sumoto School on Awaji Island, Japan. The bearded man in the back row is the school principal.
img Group photograph of Japanese men and women with Hinomaru (ddr-densho-259-178)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Another group photograph of many young Japanse women wearing semi-formal kimono. The 5-6 Japanese men are all wearing Western suits and ties. This must have been some sort of a formal celebration, because crossed Japanese flags, called Hino maru, are in the background. [Shidzuyo Yasui] is shown 4th from the right in ...
img Class at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-92)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Another posed group photo of what I will guess was [Shidzuyo Yasui's] class in Home Economics. I don't know where in Japan this was taken, but it doesn't look like the Sumoto School grounds." Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured center.
img School portrait of a boy in Japan (ddr-densho-259-58)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "This is a schoolboy portrait of [Masuo Yasui] in Japan around [age] 14 or 15. He attended Kojokwan High School, which was located in Nishi (west) Ibara [He] didn't graduate from high school because he emigrated to the United States before then. At best, he may have been the equivalent of ...
img Teacher and students in Japan (ddr-densho-259-111)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "In this posed group photo, [Shidzuyo Yasui] looks quite a bit older than a bunch of young girls, so this may have been a class of her students."
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 8 (February 26, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-8)
Selected article titles: "'Reagan's Raids': People or Numbers" (pp. 1, 8), "JACL Now Preparing for 3-Year Redress Campaign" (pp. 1, 10), "East Wind: Issei Principles" (p. 5), and "Moshi-Moshi: Samrai Without Mystique--Kabu" (p. 12).
img Portrait of Japanese boys (ddr-densho-325-191)
The names of each boy was written on the photograph sitting is Imao [illegible] and standing is Sumito Horiuchi. At the top of the picture is a line of Japanese text. Sumito Horiuchi studied in Japan from the ages 4 to 16 then finished high school in the United States.
doc Earthquake Pictorial Edition Part Two. (ddr-densho-332-64)
Photographs of the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake with Japanese and English captions.
vh Iwao Peter Sano Interview Segment 10 (ddr-jamsj-2-9-10)
Adjusting to life and school in Japan
vh Hideo Hoshide Interview I Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-184-9)
Memories of Japan: getting in trouble for playing with fire