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Fujiya Hotel (ddr-one-2-122)
img Fujiya Hotel (ddr-one-2-122)
Black and white photographic print of interior lobby at Fujiya Hotel. Printed in the lower right corner: "'Ocean View Parlour'/Fujiya Hotel Miyanoshita Spa, Japan." According to the donor, the Fujiya Hotel was a resort hotel that the U.S. military commandeered for “R and R” (rest and relaxation). Both military and civilian personnel used the facilities.
Visit to Miyajima Island (ddr-one-2-588)
img Visit to Miyajima Island (ddr-one-2-588)
Black and white photographic print of Miyajima taken from above with tree branches in foreground. This photo taken en route from Shiuko Sakai’s childhood Miyajima residence to her aunt’s home. Shiuko Sakai lived in Miyajima in 1930 at age seven. To walk to her aunt’s house she would cross a bridge near her home, climb up …
Shiuko Sakai (ddr-one-2-263)
img Shiuko Sakai (ddr-one-2-263)
Black and white photographic print of Shiuko Sakai's head and shoulders.
Inside the NYK Building
img Inside the NYK Building "While the Boss is Away" (ddr-one-2-320)
Black and white photographic print of Peggy Gee (née Pedlow) leaning toward window inside Tokyo's NYK Building. Inscribed on back: "24 May 47/Peggy looking out."
Visiting Nara (ddr-one-2-446)
img Visiting Nara (ddr-one-2-446)
Black and white photographic print of Shiuko Sakai standing on the temple grounds in Nara. Inscribed on the back: "Nara."
Fujiya Hotel in Miyanoshita (ddr-one-2-540)
img Fujiya Hotel in Miyanoshita (ddr-one-2-540)
Black and white photographic print of the Fujiya Hotel's tea garden, featuring a waterfall. Inscribed on the back: "30 May 47/GARDEN IN FRONT OF FUJIYA HOTEL."
Yoko Takahashi's wedding (ddr-one-2-145)
img Yoko Takahashi's wedding (ddr-one-2-145)
Black and white photographic print of unidentified individuals standing outside at Yoko Takahashi’s wedding. Two women dressed in dark colored kimono's flag the bride dressed in a light kimono with a large print and white vail, all stand with their backs to the camera. Shiuko Sakai, the donor, met Yoko around 1947-1948 when Donor was billeted …
Visit to Lake Chuzenji (ddr-one-2-500)
img Visit to Lake Chuzenji (ddr-one-2-500)
Black and white photographic print of Lake Chuzenji with trees in foreground.
Acadia Arriving at Port of Yokohama (ddr-one-2-299)
img Acadia Arriving at Port of Yokohama (ddr-one-2-299)
Black and white photographic print of Port of Yokohama taken from aboard the Acadia at arrival, depicting approximately 14 unidentified individuals standing on balcony. Inscribed on back: "17 Dec 46."
Visit to New York (ddr-one-2-703)
img Visit to New York (ddr-one-2-703)
Black and white photographic print of George Nakamura, military linguist (standing), and (from left) Shiuko Sakai and Mrs. Jorgensen seated on lounge chair at Jorgensen property.
Hibiya Park (ddr-one-2-369)
img Hibiya Park (ddr-one-2-369)
Black and white photographic print of (from left) Shiuko Sakai (holding several purses), Tami Okamura, and Mimi, a member of the WAC (Women’s Army Corps) at Hibiya Park, a large park in Tokyo.
Visit to Karuizawa (ddr-one-2-158)
img Visit to Karuizawa (ddr-one-2-158)
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 …
Visit to Nikko (ddr-one-2-514)
img Visit to Nikko (ddr-one-2-514)
Black and white photographic print of Ella Thomas (with umbrella), Hugo Paus (a Dutch correspondent, with umbrella), and Shiuko Sakai after crossing the bridge on their way back to hotel, with bridge and unidentified tourists in background.
ATIS Parade Outside NYK Building (ddr-one-2-389)
img ATIS Parade Outside NYK Building (ddr-one-2-389)
Black and white photographic print of unidentified male military personnel in dark uniforms with rifles on their shoulders in ATIS (army translation intelligence service) parade near NYK building in Tokyo, with roof of a building in distant background.
Temple Stairs (ddr-one-2-45)
img Temple Stairs (ddr-one-2-45)
Black and white photographic print of an outdoor stairway leading to a building with a tree on the left side of the image. According to the Donor, the stairway leads to a sacred temple that is occasionally rebuilt.
Hibiya Park (ddr-one-2-370)
img Hibiya Park (ddr-one-2-370)
Black and white photographic print of (from left) May Ideta, Tami Okamura and Shiuko Sakai (facing Tami) at Hibiya Park.
Lunch on a Rock Wall (ddr-one-2-422)
img Lunch on a Rock Wall (ddr-one-2-422)
Color photographic print of (from left) Yo Tagiri, Tami Okamura (in plaid shirt), and Mary Jane Kinoshita or May Ideta having lunch while seated on rocks in front of a rock wall on way home from Atami Hotel. Atami is a resort for R&R south of Yokohama and was commandeered by US military during the occupation. …
Visiting Asa's Home (ddr-one-2-379)
img Visiting Asa's Home (ddr-one-2-379)
Black and white photographic print of May Ideta (in eyeglasses) with hands clasped in front, dressed in a kimono and standing in front of Asa’s house.
Streets of Tokyo (ddr-one-2-559)
img Streets of Tokyo (ddr-one-2-559)
Black and white photographic print of Shiuko Sakai holding Chic’s baby in a neighborhood outside Tokyo. Inscribed on the back: "APRIL 6, 1947."
Tami Okamura at Ama No Hashidate (ddr-one-2-68)
img Tami Okamura at Ama No Hashidate (ddr-one-2-68)
Black and white photographic print of Tami Okamura standing on a sandy beach in a striped swimsuit and holding a hat at Ama No Hashidate, Japan. Inscribed on back: "AMANO HASHIDATE 30 JUNE 49."
Visit to Ainu Village (ddr-one-2-250)
img Visit to Ainu Village (ddr-one-2-250)
Sepia-toned photographic print of Chief Miyamoto and his wife in traditional clothing standing in front of a straw hut. Donor stated that Ainu Village attracts many tourists and the villagers are accustomed to posing for photographs.
Easter Sunday (ddr-one-2-207)
img Easter Sunday (ddr-one-2-207)
Black and white photographic print of (from left) Ray Funakoshi in uniform with hat and Olinda Saito, standing outside in front of building on Easter Sunday. This photograph was taken before they married. Olinda was a Japanese citizen whose father was Japanese consul in Sao Paolo, Brazil, before WWII. He returned to Japan before WWII began. …
Ernie Pyle Theater (ddr-one-2-208)
img Ernie Pyle Theater (ddr-one-2-208)
Black and white photographic print of building with “Ernie Pyle” sign on top and a car in the foreground. Inscribed on back: "Sep 1953/Tokyo."
Acadia Arriving at Port of Yokohama (ddr-one-2-298)
img Acadia Arriving at Port of Yokohama (ddr-one-2-298)
Black and white photographic print of Port of Yokohama terminal taken from aboard the Acadia at arrival, with “HQ. 2nd Major Port” sign visible. Inscribed on the back: "Dec 17, '46/Yokohama."
Visiting Todai-Ji Temple in Nara (ddr-one-2-456)
img Visiting Todai-Ji Temple in Nara (ddr-one-2-456)
Black and white photographic print of Shiuko Sakai by incense burner at top of staircase at Todai-Ji temple in Nara. Inscribed on the back: "Mar 47/Nara."
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