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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.
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 …
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."
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 …
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."
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 …
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.
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.
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. …
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.
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. …
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."