doc Tokyo Holds Up Internees' Exchange Pending Probe of Jap Camps in U.S. Spanish to Investigate for Nippon. (December 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-56-996)
The Seattle Daily Times, December 13, 1943, p. 1
img General MacArthur lands in Japan (ddr-densho-299-121)
Caption: "General MacArthur alights from a C-54 at Atsugi airfield, 20 miles out of Tokyo, / for his first glimpse at Japan."
img Farewell party for Mr. Klingebiel (ddr-njpa-1-34)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Farewell Party for Mr. Klingebiel. Mayor Kobashi attended a farewell party on the night of the 1st to give his thanks and present commemorative gifts to Mr. Klingebiel, a technical advisor for the Tokyo Olympics, and his two secretaries, Ms. Kuira and Hartman. They will regrettably be returning home on the 8th ...
img Emperor Hirohito in his rail car (ddr-densho-299-192)
Caption: "Emperor Hirohito in his imperial rail car. The first time he took a trip out of Tokyo by rail. The / time I made the muddy tracks on the Imperial red carpet."
img Japanese children stand in front of charcoal rations (ddr-densho-299-51)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1865. 18 March 49 / NRS Project: / Charcoal ration (Haikyu) stacked in / village near Tokyo awaiting distri- / bution. Woven straw covering tied / with straw rope, with entwined twigs / at end to hold contents. Two story / wooden construction combination store / and residence in background. Store / previously a tobacco shop. Children / in foreground a constant reminder ...
img District of houses in Tokyo, Japan (ddr-densho-299-52)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1952. 25 March 49 / NRS Project: / Extensive use of wood in construction / of domestic housing in Japan. Crowded conditions due to lack of available / space create a fire hazard which is / eventually a drain on the forests of / the country. Shinjuku, Yotsuya-Ku Tokyo metropolitan area. / Photographer - Crowe / Photograph by U.S. Army."
img Edouard Herriot arriving at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-1-637)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Japan [illegible] Herriot [illegible] arriving at Tokyo Station [illegible]."
img Leonid Kreutzer arriving at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-1-36)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "The Great Pianist Kreutzer Comes to Japan. (Tokyo) February 24, 1934. The great German pianist Leonid Kreutzer was supposed to arrive in Japan on the 14th but was delayed by ten days because he missed his ship. He arrived at Tokyo Station on an express train at 4:55 p.m. on ...
img Otohiko Matsukata waving at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-831)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Japan-America goodwill mission representative Otohiko Matsukata arrived in America. To move past the diplomatic crisis of 1935-1936, Foreign Minister Hirota is preparing to mend friendship between Japan and America. As one part of this plan, the ambassador to America and others suggested Hirota send Otohiko Matsukata, who graduated from Harvard University with ...
doc Article regarding Japanese newspapers outside Japan (ddr-njpa-4-1753)
Article text (incomplete) [translation]: "The tremendous contributions to Japan and donations of money by Japanese in foreign countries have not been recognized by the people in Japan. This has been a regrettable reality to Japanese who are acquainted with foreign affairs. Kawai, head of the Information section, helped to establish the association of foreign Japanese newspapers ...
img Mineo Osumi receiving flowers at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-1809)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Envoys Osumi, Isaka and [?] start travels. (Tokyo) 1939 July 18. Admiral Osumi, [?] Isaka, president of Tokyo [?], and [?] began their travels to Europe from Tokyo at 9 a.m. on the 18th. Officials and citizens saw them off. Osumi, a military representative in the Diet and the Minister of the Navy, Mr. Isaka ...
img Suiun Komuro at Tokyo Station with wife and daughters (ddr-njpa-4-497)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Komuro returns. The painter Komuro came back to Japan from Europe by the ship Asama Maru at 10 a.m. on July 9th. The ship entered Yokohama port, then he took a train from there, arriving in Tokyo Station at 10 p.m. The photo is Mr. Komura with his wife and ...
img Two Rotarians, from Honolulu and Tokyo, holding an American flag (ddr-njpa-2-353)
Caption on reverse: "Ichiro Yano, right, president of the Tokyo Rotary Club, accepts the new 50-star American flag from H. Tucker Gratz, Honolulu businessman and Rotarian, in recent ceremonies in Japan. Gratz made similar presentations to Rotary organizations in Taiwan, Korea and Okinawa. Chairman of the Pacific War Memorial Commission, Gratz made a three-week tour of ...
img Construction of the interior of a house in Tokyo (ddr-densho-299-53)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1443. 1 March 49 / NRS Project: / Interior of frame work and wood / strips used in a plaster house in / Tokyo, Japan. / Photographer - Crowe / Photograph by U.S. Army."
img Helen Keller being filmed during her trip to Japan (ddr-njpa-1-761)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "The Miraculous Voice Goes to the Movies. (Tokyo) April 16, 1937. Helen Keller's miraculous voice and holy appearance were captured by a talkie camera under the luxuriantly blossoming cherry trees of the Imperial Hotel's courtyard on her first Sunday in Japan. With the assistance of Ms. Thomson [illegible] the dialog ...
img Joseph Grew and his wife returning to Japan (ddr-njpa-1-542)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "US Ambassador Grew Returns to Post. (Tokyo) October 11, 1939. US Ambassador to Japan Joseph Conrad Grew, who had returned to the US in connection to his mission of realigning relations between the US and Japan, and his wife entered Yokohama port at 5:30 p.m. on the 10th aboard the ...
img Ainu chieftain visiting Tokyo to present a gift (ddr-densho-299-189)
Parts of the caption are smeared unfortunately obstructing the chieften's [sic] name and date. First part of the name seems to be "Nos" and ends with "To" Caption on reverse: "[Name], Ainu tribe Chief / [Name], Chief of the Ainu tribe from Northern Hokkaido, / Japan, who is in Tokyo visiting his / friend Col. C. Tikton, local ...
img Helen Keller being honored at an event during her trip to Japan (ddr-njpa-1-763)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "(Tokyo) April 18, 1937. A formal welcoming ceremony and banquet for Helen Keller, the 'Disabled Holy Virgin,' sponsored by the welcoming committee on behalf of our government and people, was held from 5 p.m. on the 18th at the Tokyo Kaikan. 460 esteemed guests were in attendance, including Duke Iesato Tokugawa ...
doc Four-part article regarding Juji Kasai's report on Japan-U.S. relations (ddr-njpa-4-630)
Article title and sub-heading [translation]: "Japan-U.S. Relationship in Crisis Kasai Juji reporting from Washington, D.C." Article text [translation]: "The following serial reports are from telegrams Juji Kasai sent to Tokyo while he met with politicians, diplomats, news reporters, and friends during his 6-day visit to Washington..."
img Seitoku Oshima, the Imperial Education Director (ddr-njpa-4-1621)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Seitoku Oshima (5328). Instructor at Tokyo University, professor at Japan Women's University."
img Helen Keller and Polly Thomson meeting with Senjuro Hayashi in Japan (ddr-njpa-1-759)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Ms. Helen Keller has Discussion with Prime Minister Hayashi with her 'Heart's Eye.' (Tokyo) April 17, 1937. Helen Keller, the 'saint of three burdens,' visited the foreign ministry, home ministry, and imperial household ministry on the morning of the 17th. Accompanied by her secretary Ms. Thomson, Iwahashi Takeo, and others, she ...
vh Harvey Watanabe Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-102-23)
Serving in Japan during the postwar occupation, managing a hotel in Tokyo
img Naval leaders of Japan and other countries at a wake for Heihachiro Togo (ddr-njpa-4-1780)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Osumi, Minister of the Navy, invited the commanders-in-chief of every country. [Tokyo 1934 June 7]. Minister of the Navy Osumi held a party after the national funeral of Togo, who was the General of the Army. Traiyer, Commander-in-Chief of the support fleet, and three others attended the party. They came from England ...