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Group of young men (ddr-densho-326-106)
img Group of young men (ddr-densho-326-106)
Caption: Mr. Kata / The Gang / Taken at Sankeien Garden Yokohama
Crowd by building (ddr-densho-326-105)
img Crowd by building (ddr-densho-326-105)
Caption: double exposuer (sic) of Yokohama Eki & Maji Base Ball Game
envelope to Domoto Bros. (ddr-densho-356-192)
doc envelope to Domoto Bros. (ddr-densho-356-192)
Empty envelope addressed to Domoto Bros Co. with a note in Japanese on the side. Postmarked 4.9.9 (Taisho 4- 1915, September 9 or Showa 4-1929, September 9) and 11.9.29 (Taisho 11-1922, September 29, or Showa 11-1936, September 29).
Postcard to Mr. & Mrs. K. Domoto (ddr-densho-356-184)
doc Postcard to Mr. & Mrs. K. Domoto (ddr-densho-356-184)
Postcard addressed to Mr. & Mrs. K. Domoto (Kanetaro Domoto and Teru Domoto) with a message written in Japanese. Postmarked 4.1.16 (Taisho 4-1915 January 16 or Showa 4-1929, January 16). Tied together with objects ddr-densho-356-183 through ddr-densho-356-188.
envelope to K. Domoto (ddr-densho-356-193)
doc envelope to K. Domoto (ddr-densho-356-193)
Empty envelope addressed to Mr. K. Domoto & Co. (likely Kanetaro Domoto) postmarked 22.1.16 (Showa 22-1947, January 16) and 5.1.22 (Showa 5-1930, January 22, or Taisho 5-1916, January 22). Stamp on the back for M. Suzuki Exporters in Yokohama.
Group on deck of ship (ddr-densho-356-29)
img Group on deck of ship (ddr-densho-356-29)
Photograph of a group of 12 people on the deck of the Tokyo Tatuta Maru. Identified left to right front row: unknown, grandma Hirai. Middle row: George Hirai, Yoneo, David Hirai, unknown, Mrs. Hideo Okada, Yone Narumi, Richard Tsukada. Back row: unknown, unknown, unknown.
W. Cameron Forbes (ddr-njpa-1-372)
img W. Cameron Forbes (ddr-njpa-1-372)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "US Ambassador to Japan W. Cameron Forbes ended his leave of absence of approximately 6 months, returning to work after entering Yokohama harbor before daybreak on the 5th aboard the Empress of Asia from Vancouver accompanied by Mrs. Forbes and Ms. Kendall [?]. The ambassador said the following aboard the ship: 'Although …
Kocho Otani with his wife (ddr-njpa-4-1890)
img Kocho Otani with his wife (ddr-njpa-4-1890)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Otani, head of Higashi Honganji. Otani, who is the head of Higashi Honganji, left Yokohama to console and encourage Japanese who live in the southern region of Japan called Nanpo Kyoei prefecture. He used the Yamashiro Maru to get to the region and is accompanied by Tomoko, Otani's wife. Mr. and Mrs. …
Suiun Komuro at Tokyo Station with wife and daughters (ddr-njpa-4-497)
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 daughters, who …
Letter to Kanetaro Domoto (ddr-densho-356-203)
doc Letter to Kanetaro Domoto (ddr-densho-356-203)
Envelope addressed to Mr. Kanetaro Domoto, stamp and postmark removed, on the back is the return address to Domoto & Co. Importers & Exporters in Yokohama, Japan with the date Mar. 30, 1936 stamped on the back. Inside stored two letters. The first letter addressed to Kanetaro Domoto and dated March 28, 1936. The letter is …
Prince Louis Ferdinand and Kira Kirillovna on their honeymoon (ddr-njpa-1-333)
img Prince Louis Ferdinand and Kira Kirillovna on their honeymoon (ddr-njpa-1-333)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "The Grandson of the Former German Emperor Who will Soon Visit Japan. (Honolulu) Domei. Prince Louis Ferdinand, the grandson of the former German emperor who recently married Princess Kira Kirillovna, the second daughter of former Grand Duke of Russia Cyril, on May 4, arrived in Honolulu on June 29 as part of …
Ching-ting Wang standing with Councillor Yang (ddr-njpa-1-1109)
img Ching-ting Wang standing with Councillor Yang (ddr-njpa-1-1109)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "(Tokyo) May 7, 1937. Newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to the US Wang Ching-ting entered Yokohama port at 6 a.m. on the 7th aboard the Dollar Steamship SS President Hoover while on his way to his post in Washington. He was accompanied by his daughters Yuling (28) and Anfu (23) as well as …
Wang Chonghui seated with Ambassador Jiang (ddr-njpa-1-1019)
img Wang Chonghui seated with Ambassador Jiang (ddr-njpa-1-1019)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Goodwill Ambassador Wang Chonghui Comes to Japan. (Tokyo) February 19, 1935. With Sino-Japanese relations recently improving, Wang Chonghui, justice of the Permanent Court of International Justice, has been dispatched as an envoy from Chiang Kaishek, who wishes to see the intentions of the Japanese government and people towards taking concrete steps to …
Short article regarding Yosuke Matsuoka's son (ddr-njpa-4-900)
img Short article regarding Yosuke Matsuoka's son (ddr-njpa-4-900)
Article [translation]: "Rumors that the son of Matsuoka, Minister of Foreign Affairs, to study abroad. Bright news for Japan-America relationship. (Kuwa Bay) The son of Foreign Affairs Minister Matsuoka, Kenichiro, 27, is leaving for America on the 6th of this month by the ship Tatsuta Maru (or possibly the one after), departing from Yokohama, to study …
Members of the Lytton Commission (ddr-njpa-1-1216)
img Members of the Lytton Commission (ddr-njpa-1-1216)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Rengo Photography No. 1 March 1, 1932. Luncheon at the Prime Minister's Residence - China Commission of Enquiry Invited - Prime Minister Inukai invited seven members of the League of Nations China Commission of Enquiry currently in Japan (Earl Lytton, General Claudel, General McCoy, Dr. Schnee, County Marescotti, Mr. Robert, and Mr. …
Neal Blaisdell meeting with hotel directors (ddr-njpa-4-1512)
img Neal Blaisdell meeting with hotel directors (ddr-njpa-4-1512)
Caption on reverse: "PACIFIC HOTEL SEMINAR OPENS HERE: Seventy hotelmen from the Pacific's top resort areas gathered here today for the opening of a six-day seminar on all phases of the hotel business this morning at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Attending the meetings are hotelmen from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, the Philippines, Formosa, Fuji, and the …
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, September 12, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-160)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, September 12, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-160)
A letter from Masao Okine, who is stationed in Japan as a Nisei soldier to his parents, Seiichi and Ayame Okine. This letter is mailed via San Francisco, California by the U.S. Army Postal Service. In the letter, Masao writes about his visit to Hiroshima during the vacation. He meets Naoji Okine, Jokichi Yamanaka, Mr. Sasaki, …
Mineo Osumi and visiting Japanese Americans (ddr-njpa-4-1813)
img Mineo Osumi and visiting Japanese Americans (ddr-njpa-4-1813)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Visit by Japanese living abroad to the Minister of the Navy. (Tokyo) 1934 April 6. Nisei from Los Angeles came to Japan to see the flowers of their homeland, which they had not seen before. They arrived on Entatsu [Tatsuta?] Maru, which arrived in the port of Yokohama on the 5th. They …
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4376 (October 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-87)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4376 (October 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-87)
Selected article titles: "Berkeley, Calif. Proves 'Test Tube' for Postwar Racial Problems"; "To Investigate Attack on Evacuee in Wyo."; "Nisei Find Selves Stuck in Japan"; "'Guaranteed Housing' Asked for Relocatees"; "YBA Goblin's Frolic"; "Cal. Equalization Board Finally Yields to Issei Demands"; "Nisei Wins Scholarship at College in Boston"; "Local Nisei Bowling League"; "Bears Meet Zebras in …
Otohiko Matsukata waving at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-831)
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 …
Request for certificate [English translation] (ddr-csujad-12-13)
doc Request for certificate [English translation] (ddr-csujad-12-13)
English translation of the certificate. The original certificate in Japanese is found in item: csudh_tsu_0012. This certificate was requested by Tsugitada Kanamori, addressed to Nakao Ito, the Mayor of Yokohama City Naka Ward, to certify that Yoshiro Okubo is a welfare commissioner at Bojyo-kai Fifth District. Nakao Ito certifies that the information provided, namely that Yoshiro …
Signed note from Helen Keller (ddr-njpa-1-764)
img Signed note from Helen Keller (ddr-njpa-1-764)
Caption on front: "We differ, blind and seeing, not so much in the number of sense we have as in the way we meet limitations with lifted head and smiling face. Sincerely, Helen Keller." Caption on reverse [translation]: Helen Keller Finally Comes to Japan - Introducing the 'Talking Book' - (Tokyo) April 2, 1937. Helen Keller, …
Newspaper clipping regarding Dan C. Gorham (ddr-njpa-1-548)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding Dan C. Gorham (ddr-njpa-1-548)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "American Youth Gorham Graduates From Tokyo Imperial University. Received Education in Japan from Elementary School. Returns to Birthplace of America on Yawata Maru. [Tokyo 1st Domei]. An American youth named Dan C. Gorham (25) was among the two thousand who had their graduation ceremony for Tokyo Imperial University on the 31st and …
Summer home (ddr-densho-9-8)
img Summer home (ddr-densho-9-8)
This is the summer home of Masajiro Furuya, a successful merchant and banker in the Pacific Northwest. Masajiro Furuya was born in Yamanishi Prefecture, Japan, in 1862 and made his fortune in Washington State as a banker, merchant, and labor contractor. Furuya, a tailor by trade, immigrated to Seattle in 1890 and eventually opened his own …
Leonid Kreutzer (ddr-njpa-1-37)
img Leonid Kreutzer (ddr-njpa-1-37)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Hounded by the Nazis. Musical Wandering. A World Master of the Piano. Kreutzer. (Tokyo) June 25, 1934. Leonid Kreutzer, a master pianist and teacher at the Berlin Academy of Music hounded by the Nazis and seeking a safe place for his music, wandered the world his arrival in Japan in February through …
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