A basket shop owner and his family
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-3062. 23 April 1948 / Living standards in Japan: / This photograph of a Japanese family / is to be used in a S & S feature story / on the difference in living standards / throughout Japan. Mr. T. Kakizawa / (extreme right), directs an employee / in his lacquer basket shop which he / operates in Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan. / Sitting behind the basket maker is a / sub-contractor who makes baskets in / his own home and sells them through / Mr. Kakizawa's shop. At the extreme / left is Mr. Kakizawa's wife and / youngest daughter. / Photographer - Calmus / Photograph by U.S. Army."
April 23, 1948
Courtesy of the Theodore Akimoto Family Collection