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Textile factory workers in Japan

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Yasui Family Collection

Saburo Miyake's textile factory. Caption by Homer Yasui: "A textile or weaving factory, with the relatives and workers inside the shop. I've always understood that Saburo's and [Shidzuyo Yasui]'s father, Ichiro, ran a fishnet making factory. On the machine just before it reaches the completed roll of fabric, the material does look like netting."

c. 1940

Photographs

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  • Yasui, Michi
  • Miyake, Hisa Fujii
  • Miyake, Saburo
  • Miyake, Fumi
  • Miyake, Midori

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Courtesy of the Yasui Family Collection

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