Industry and employment
img Ted Akimoto taking a photograph (ddr-densho-299-144)
Caption: "Our cameras were bulky 4x5 Speed Graphics. Nothing was automatic. You took a wood film holder / which held one piece of film on each side, placed it in the back, pulled out a slide, put in a flash bulb, / figured out your exposure and cocked the shutter, set the f stop, focused and then shot ...
av Ted Akimoto's Army Photographer patch (ddr-densho-299-247)
Caption: "At the end of WWII I was fortunate enough to be Photo Assignment Officer for the Signal Photo / division of the Supreme Command Allied Powers (SCAP) in Tokyo, Japan. Our responsibilities / were to take all newsworthy still photographs and newsreels requested by the Public Information / Office of SCAP. All photos taken in Japan, except for ...
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 51, No.23 (December 2, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-49)
Select article titles: "President Invites JACL to White House Conference on Aging, to Push for Low-Cost or Rent Housing" (p.1); "Oldest Japanese Christian church in American celebrates 75th anniversary" (p.2); "Calif. Attorney general to fight policy of 'whites only' in golf pro association" (p. 3); "Issei pioneer who retouched photographs of every President since ...
doc Letter from Robert Ikari to Ted Akimoto (ddr-densho-299-76)
Letter regarding the quality of the cameras used by the army, Robert's reassignment, and "George's" discharge.