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Cousins (ddr-densho-252-42)
img Cousins (ddr-densho-252-42)
Two men in suits, sitting on a chair. (Left to right) Yamamura Takasake, Fred Wataru Taniguchi. Caption on Post-it: "1936 - Japan. Dad and cousin Yamamura Takasake, d. 1936 in a car accident in Japan (youngest bro)."
Portrait of a young man in Japan (ddr-densho-259-60)
img Portrait of a young man in Japan (ddr-densho-259-60)
Portrait of Masuo Yasui as a young man wearing Western clothing, taken in Japan, probably soon before his emigration to the United States.
Portrait of Japanese and white men and women in Japan (ddr-densho-259-149)
img Portrait of Japanese and white men and women in Japan (ddr-densho-259-149)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Very large portrait taken in Japan, which includes [Shidzuyo Yasui] It's intriguing because the group--which I suspect consists of teachers--are gathered in front of a large, two story, western-style wooden building wiith shutters. But of more interest are two Caucasian couples, and a dozen or so Japanese men." Shidzuyo Yasui is ...
Japanese woman in kapogi (ddr-densho-259-167)
img Japanese woman in kapogi (ddr-densho-259-167)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Solo portrait of [Shidzuyo Yasui] in kimono, holding a budding twig in her right hand, and wearing what looks like a fancy kapogi (sort of a Japanese apron, but much nicer). This surely was taken in Japan before she emigrated to America."
Japanese women in kimono (ddr-densho-259-121)
img Japanese women in kimono (ddr-densho-259-121)
Picture of Shidzuyo Yasui with unknown Japanese young women. Shizuyo Yasui is pictured in the center.
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-259-519)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-259-519)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Wedding portrait of the Reverend Isaac Inouye and his bride, Matsue I believe that they got married in Japan around 1935."
Japanese women playing battledore (ddr-densho-259-116)
img Japanese women playing battledore (ddr-densho-259-116)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "In this picture, [Shidzuyo Yasui] seems to be refereeing a battledore match between two young women. This game, which resembles badminton in a very sedate and genteel way, probably isn't played in Japan anymore, but it was in her day. The opponents bat a hard, round, marble-like thing, to which is ...
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-259-518)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-259-518)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Wedding portrait, presumably, of a young couple in Japan the man is wearing a formal montsuki, as well as the formal pleated trousers--hakama--and is holding the usual folded paper fan The bride, however, isn't wearing the usual horn-of-jealousy-concealing-white headcover--called a tsuno kakushi (literally, a horn hider)...I have no idea who ...
Portrait of Japanese woman in kimono (ddr-densho-259-68)
img Portrait of Japanese woman in kimono (ddr-densho-259-68)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Solo shots of [Shidzuyo Yasui] before she got married. She's dressed in kimono in each of the pictures, but each pose is somewhat different."
Group of Japanese women in kimono (ddr-densho-259-69)
img Group of Japanese women in kimono (ddr-densho-259-69)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "This is a group picture taken in Japan, of a bunch of young women dressed in kimono, with a couple of little kids in front and only one man. My guess is that this group represents graduating students or very young teachers, which [Shidzuyo Yasui] was at one time."
Japanese women and girls on an engawa (ddr-densho-259-96)
img Japanese women and girls on an engawa (ddr-densho-259-96)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "[Shidzuyo Yasui] and a group of adult women and several young girls sitting on the engawa (veranda) of a typical Japanese home."
Lumber stacked (ddr-densho-299-13)
img Lumber stacked (ddr-densho-299-13)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1953. 25 March 49 / NRS Project: / Lumber yard showing precut lengths / of pine, oak, sugi, and stacked uncut / lengths of bamboo and sugi. / Photographer - Orzio / Photograph by U.S. Army."
Ted Akimoto's farewell (ddr-densho-299-235)
img Ted Akimoto's farewell (ddr-densho-299-235)
Caption: "My men surprised me with an impromptu 'farewell' at the airbase as I boarded an air evacuation flight / back to the states. It took 42 hours with refueling stops at Guam, Johnston Island, and / Hawaii to reach San Francisco. Then it was on to Fitsimon's Hospital, Denver, Colorado. / President Truman visited the hospital where ...
American photographer filming a speech made by an officer (ddr-densho-299-150)
img American photographer filming a speech made by an officer (ddr-densho-299-150)
Caption: "We also had to take newsreels and remember what was said or happened as there was no sound cameras. / When the film were developed in the states a narrator would use our noted and explain what was happening."
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