A farmer in his rice paddy

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Theodore Akimoto Family Collection

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 more thinly / and left to mature. / Photographer - Kaye."

July 14, 1947



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Courtesy of the Theodore Akimoto Family Collection

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