Pre-World War II

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Pre-World War II (529)

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Japanese hot spring (ddr-densho-359-62)
img Japanese hot spring (ddr-densho-359-62)
A Japanese hot spring that Masaru Okano visited while living in Japan between 1923-1933.
Two students (ddr-densho-359-83)
img Two students (ddr-densho-359-83)
Two students pose outside a building, Masaru Okano on the right. He lived in Japan from 1923-1933.
Military exercise (ddr-densho-359-59)
img Military exercise (ddr-densho-359-59)
A group of students take part in a military exercise. Masaru Okano lived in Japan from 1923-1933.
Student playing game (ddr-densho-359-90)
img Student playing game (ddr-densho-359-90)
Students being theatrical for the camera. They pose with signs and with drawings on their chest as if they are in the middle of a card game. Masaru Philip Okano in on the far left.
Mt. Aso (ddr-densho-359-94)
img Mt. Aso (ddr-densho-359-94)
The caption written on the bottom of the photograph is "The magnificent view of the new crater, Mt. Aso " as well as a Japanese caption.
Yoshio Ichikawa family (ddr-csujad-55-2221)
img Yoshio Ichikawa family (ddr-csujad-55-2221)
Black and white photograph of the Ichikawa family including (left to right) Harue, Hisae, Kikue, and Yoshio Ichikawa. Mr. Ichikawa presented this picture to Mr. Kambara at Meiji Jingu Gaien on April 3, 1932, celebration of the Emperor Jinmu. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2324
Imperial Japanese Government passport Yoneshiro Ono (ddr-csujad-55-2457)
doc Imperial Japanese Government passport Yoneshiro Ono (ddr-csujad-55-2457)
A passport belonging to Yoneshiro Ono, no. 223754. Includes photograph of Ono and admittance stamp from the U.S. Immigration Service for arrival to the United States via the SS Alabama Maru. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2563
Imperial Japanese Government passport, Tome Ono (ddr-csujad-55-2458)
doc Imperial Japanese Government passport, Tome Ono (ddr-csujad-55-2458)
A passport belonging to Tome Ono, no. 223755. Includes photograph of Ono and admittance stamp from the U.S. Immigration Service for arrival to the United States via the SS Alabama Maru. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2564
Two generations of Yoshida men (ddr-densho-495-39)
img Two generations of Yoshida men (ddr-densho-495-39)
Photograph of the Yoshida family. Standing: Kitaro Yoshida (left) and Tadashi Francis Yoshida (right). Sitting: Kakuji Yoshida (left) and Tomesaku Yoshida (right). Caption on album page reads " Two Generations of Yoshida Men / August 1937 / Misumi, Kumamoto, Japan / Kitaro Yoshida (5th son), Tadashi Francis (my father) / Kakuji Yoshida (3rd son) / Tomesaku …
Photograph of ship port at Yokohama (ddr-densho-494-6)
img Photograph of ship port at Yokohama (ddr-densho-494-6)
Passengers and onlookers watch a ship from the port. Caption on webpage: "On to Tokyo" and "The evidence is that Meriko left the Wakayama area after the girls' school, and went to a kind of finishing school in the Tokyo area"
Portrait of two women in kimonos (ddr-densho-494-7)
img Portrait of two women in kimonos (ddr-densho-494-7)
Memiko (Nagase) Kato (left) and Meriko Maida (right). Caption on webpage: "Family matters, 1938" and "Meriko was asked to escort the daughter of a family friend back to the United States where both had been born: Memiko Nagase (later Kato)."
Class photograph on a school trip (ddr-densho-494-17)
img Class photograph on a school trip (ddr-densho-494-17)
Meriko Maida (back) and Kimiko Uchita (front) circled in red. Caption on webpage: "Kokawa Girls High School, Wakayama Prefecture, 1937-38" and "Meriko and Kimiko probably bonded as soon as they recognized each other as native English speakers."
Group eating Sukiyaki dinner on a ship (ddr-densho-494-18)
img Group eating Sukiyaki dinner on a ship (ddr-densho-494-18)
Photograph of three tables eating sukiyaki on the deck of the ship. Handwritten in blue ink are the following names: "Y. Matsuo", "Mitsuko Neeno", "V. Vasnelell", and "[illegible]ronel". Imposed in red font are "Mitsuko", "Meriko" and "Sumi" identifiying Mitsuko "Mitzie" (Neeno) Nishimoto, Meriko Maide, and Sumi Sakurai who traveled to Japan together in 1937. Caption on …
Group photograph on deck of the M.S. Chichibu Maru (ddr-densho-494-2)
img Group photograph on deck of the M.S. Chichibu Maru (ddr-densho-494-2)
Names of passengers written on photograph in Japanese and English. Caption on webpage: "Leaving San Francisco \ Meriko traveled second class" and "Among the other second-class passengers was Mitsuko Neeno (later Nishimoto) (1920-2015), with whom Meriko became friends."
Two women on the deck of a ship (ddr-densho-494-3)
img Two women on the deck of a ship (ddr-densho-494-3)
Caption on webpage: "Meriko's ocean-going conveyance for the return trip was the Tatuta Maru. Evidently, Japan's war preparations already included using female personnel on civilian ships. The subject is identified as 'Tarkie'. The ship was torpedoed by the US Navy in early 1943." and "Here, Tarkie [an officer on the ship Tatuta Maru] stands with Miss …
Meriko and Mitsuko Neeno laughing (ddr-densho-494-21)
img Meriko and Mitsuko Neeno laughing (ddr-densho-494-21)
Photograph of Mitsuko "Mitzi" (Neeno) Nishimoto (left) and Meriko Maida (right) sharing a laugh. Caption on webpage: "Leaving San Francisco \ Meriko traveled second class" and "With her Los Angeles friend Mitsuko Neeno (later Nishimoto)."
Two men sharing a drink (ddr-densho-494-45)
img Two men sharing a drink (ddr-densho-494-45)
Torayoshi (Muraki) Maida is sitting on the left. Caption on website: "Saying goodbye to Japan / After accepting the offer of marriage from the Maida family, Torayoshi spent some time at his family home in Kebara." and "Farewell, 1919"
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