A farmer hoeing a field to plant rice

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Theodore Akimoto Family Collection

Caption on reverse: "FEC-47-77281. 14 July 47 / Rice planted in Japan: / A rice paddy near Mount Fuji, Japan, / is prepared for planting by hoeing / unplowed portions of the field by / hand. This field, flooded to a / depth of eight inches, will do its / part in alleviated Japan's serious / food shortage. / Photographer - Kaye."

July 14, 1947



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Courtesy of the Theodore Akimoto Family Collection

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