img Portraits of elderly couple (ddr-densho-107-28)
Roy Matsumoto's maternal grandparents. When Roy went to Japan, his maternal grandfather had already passed away. Roy did not have the privilege of meeting him, but enjoyed living with his grandmother, Tomi, for several winters. Roy's maternal grandfather, Shinjiro Kimura, was a famous fencing instructor for Lord Asano of Hiroshima. As a samurai, he ...
img Portrait of father and son (ddr-densho-113-3)
This photo shows Masajiro Uyeda and his son Yoichi. Masajiro immigrated from Japan to Vancouver, BC in 1900 and eventually made his way to Rock Springs, Wyoming where he worked as a coal miner. His other sons joined him in 1912. (L to R): Photographer, Masajiro Uyeda, Yoichi Uyeda.
img Portrait of a business executive (ddr-njpa-4-2179)
Caption on front: "Yasuharu Shimidzu [sic], Esq., Managing Director."
img Portrait of Kenichi Oshita, a Waseda University baseball player (ddr-njpa-4-1629)
Kenichi Oshita, member of Waseda University baseball team, stopped at Honolulu port.
img Portrait of a University of Tokyo professor (ddr-njpa-4-1838)
A professor of the University of Tokyo, Tomosaburo Ogata
img Portrait of Motogoro Nomura, a Nomura Bank president (ddr-njpa-4-1513)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "7,170 Motogoro Nomura Businessman, Nomura Bank President, Executive Director of Nomura [?]."
img Portrait of Shidai Matsubara, a writer (ddr-njpa-4-798)
Caption on front [translation]: "Shidai Matsubara."
img Portrait of Terushige Omori, a painter (ddr-njpa-4-1608)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Terushige Omori, painter, June 26 1936."