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Black and white photographic print of Aya Taketomi sitting outside in chair with house’s sliding glass doors behind her. Donor stated that many people owned summerhouses in Karuizawa, because the climate was cooler than Tokyo. Aya Taketomi, sitting in the chair in front of her family’s summerhouse, was the daughter of the former Japanese ambassador to …
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Black and white photographic print of (from left) Anna Kim, Shiuko Sakai, Joyce Lee, and Tami Okamura standing in front of a hotel with flag pole in center of image. Donor stated that this hotel was located near Aya Taketomi’s summer home and served as a place for military and civilian personnel to have “R and …
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Black and white photographic print of (from left) Anna Kim (standing on rock), Jane Lim (seated), and Shiuko Sakai (seated) outside. Anna Kim was former WAC (Women’s Army Corps) from Hawaii and one of Donor’s friends whom she met in Japan. Inscribed on back: "11 Nov 51/Karuizawa/ANNA JANE/LIM."
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Black and white photographic print of Olinda Saito standing outside in plaid skirt and holding branch. Olinda was a Japanese citizen whose father was Japanese consul in Sao Paolo, Brazil, before WWII. He returned to Japan before WWII began. Donor met Olinda when Olinda began working as librarian at Detachment S, the officers school. Inscribed on …