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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 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 Scenic View (ddr-one-2-417)
Black and white photographic print of a nature scene taken on the journey back to Tokyo from a daytrip to the Atami Hotel. Photo includes blossoming tree and partial ocean view. Atami is a resort for R&R south of Yokohama and was commandeered by US military during the occupation. Inscribed on the back: " 4-12 '47/SCENE ...
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 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 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 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 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. ...