Post-World War II
Post-World War II
img Fishing boats hauling in the day's catch (ddr-densho-299-11)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1021. 8 Feb 49 / NRS Project: / Japanese fishermen haul in nets / off the coast of Odawara, Japan, / as the small boats are drawn to the / master ship, which is powered by / a deisel [sic] engine. When all boats / are together, the nets are emptied / and the day's catch loaded on the / master ...
img A water wheel in an agricultural valley (ddr-densho-299-26)
Caption on reverse: "WPA-46-69188. 25 Nov 46 / Agricultural Japan: / This scene of one of the many valleys / in Japan, shows the intensity of Japanese / agriculture, and the utilization of every / available source of power, as shown by / the water wheel in the middle of this / field. (Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan). / Photographer - Wheeler."
img Frank Lloyd Wright's Imperial Hotel in Tokyo (ddr-densho-299-199)
Caption: "Frank Lloyd Wright's famous earthquake proof Imperial Hotel, Tokyo. Only for colonels and / higher ranks."
img Shinto priests walk through temple entrance (ddr-densho-299-57)
Caption on reverse: "Shinto / priests / at / entrance / to temple."
img Japanese political demonstrations (ddr-densho-299-137)
Caption: "On May 1st demonstrations re permitted as a sign that democracy is at work."
img Farming in bombed out areas (ddr-densho-299-12)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1871. 18 March 49 / NRS Project: / Utilization of every available plot / of ground - use of the soil between / the foundations of bombed out areas / for growing foodstuffs. Tokyo. / Photographer - Dunn / Photograph by U.S. Army."
img Japanese farmer drives his ox pulling his cart (ddr-densho-299-183)
Caption: "Some farmers were lucky enough to have oxen alive after the war."
img Building where the Tokyo war crimes trials were held (ddr-densho-299-154)
Caption: "Site of the war crimes trials."
img T. Seabald and William Draper headed to dinner held in Draper's honor (ddr-densho-299-169)
Caption: "Mr. T. Seabald, head of diplomatic section escorts Undersecretary of the Army William / Draper to Officer's Club for dinner given in his honor."
img Tojo and two other men being tried for war crimes wait (ddr-densho-299-156)
Caption: "Tojo studies the charges he will have to face while while [sic] two other defendants play a / game of cards to while away the time."
img Farmers eating lunch next to rice paddies (ddr-densho-299-29)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-47-77286. 14 July 47 / Rice planting in Japan: / At a farm near Mount Fuji, Japan, / a group of Japanese farmers eat / lunch along side of the rice paddy / in which they have been working. Soon / they will be plodding through the / sodden earth again in their never- / ending fight against starvation. / Photographer - Kaye."
img General MacArthur lands in Japan (ddr-densho-299-121)
Caption: "General MacArthur alights from a C-54 at Atsugi airfield, 20 miles out of Tokyo, / for his first glimpse at Japan."
img Prime Minister Yoshida dicussing rumors of resignation with some U.S. army troops (ddr-densho-299-188)
Two captions. Bottom side caption: "17 Jan 1947 Tokyo, Japan / Shown chatting with Prime Minister Yoshida and his secretary concerning / The resignation rumors which now prevail are: Lt. Ted Akimoto, U.S. Army / Photographer (extreme right) and T/4 Robert Shintani, Interpreter, ATIS, GHQ, / Far East Command." Right hand side caption: "I was the only official ...
img General MacArthur and Maj. Gen. Mueller waiting for the arrival of Secretary Royall (ddr-densho-299-36)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-799. 1 Feb 49 / General MacArthur awaits arrival of / Secretary Royall in Tokyo, Japan: / General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, / Supreme Commander Allied Powers, awaits / the arrival of Secretary of the Army / Kenneth C. Royall at Haneda Air Base, / Tokyo, Japan. With General MacArthur is / Maj. Gen. Paul J. Mueller (left) Chief / of ...
img A farmer in his rice paddy (ddr-densho-299-15)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-47-77287. 14 July 47 / Japanese rice farming: / A Japanese farmer works in his / large rice paddy located near / Mount Fuji, Japan. Rice is first / planted in special beds of well / fertilized soil, and when it / reaches a certain size it is pulled / up and taken to the rice paddies / where it is planted ...
img A field of rice shocks (ddr-densho-299-16)
Caption on reverse: "WPA-46-69185. 25 Nov 46 / Field of rice shocks: / This field of rice shocks around / Yoshida-mura, Yamakashi, Japan, is / a typical farm scene of Japan in / the fall. / Photographer - Wheeler."
img Detention block in Sugamo prison (ddr-densho-299-155)
Caption: "Sugamo prison where all the class 'A' war criminals were held."
img Cardinal Spellman and General MacArthur (ddr-densho-299-201)
Caption: "Cardinal Spellman, one of the few to be personally met by General MacArthur."