Theodore Akimoto Family Collection ddr-densho-299
img Ted Akimoto standing with another man (ddr-densho-299-1)
From left to right: Ted Akimoto, unknown.
img United States and Japanese soldiers looking at confiscated equipment (ddr-densho-299-2)
Caption on reverse: "More / confiscated / and captured / equipment."
img Japanese soldiers returning after surrender (ddr-densho-299-3)
Caption on reverse: "Soldiers / returning after / surrender."
img A Japanese officer after surrender (ddr-densho-299-4)
Caption on reverse: "Officer in / charge of one / detachment of / returning soldiers."
img A man working on a wooden barrel (ddr-densho-299-6)
Caption on reverse: "?-49-1942. 25 March 49. / ? Project: / Wooden tub maker - extensive / wood in household utensils. / Photographer - Crowe / Photograph by U.S. Army."
img Crops growing in bombed out buildings (ddr-densho-299-7)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-2015. 30 March 49 / NRS Project: / Production of food crops among bombed / out buildings showing utilization of / every available space. / Photographer-Crowe / Photograph by U.S. Army."
img A farmer hoeing a field to plant rice (ddr-densho-299-8)
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 / …
img Farmers planting rice (ddr-densho-299-9)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-47-77282. 14 July 47 / Rice planting in Japan: / Japanese farmers force shoots / of rice into sodden earth of / a paddy located near Mount Fuji, / Japan. This extra-large rice / paddy is part of a ceaseless / battle against starvation in Japan. / Photographer - Kaye / Photograph by …
img Farmers weeding potato fields (ddr-densho-299-10)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-6063. 17 July 48 / Crop collection report: / In Japan, as is shown in this picture / taken in the Urawa area, Saitama / Prefecture, farmers weed their / potatoes by hand. / Photographer - Calmus / Photograph by U.S. Army Signal Corps."
img Fishing boats hauling in the day's catch (ddr-densho-299-11)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1021. 8 Feb 49 / NRS Project: / Japanese fishermen haul in nets / off the coast of Odawara, Japan, / as the small boats are drawn to the / master ship, which is powered by / a deisel [sic] engine. When all boats / are together, the nets are emptied / and …
img Farming in bombed out areas (ddr-densho-299-12)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1871. 18 March 49 / NRS Project: / Utilization of every available plot / of ground - use of the soil between / the foundations of bombed out areas / for growing foodstuffs. Tokyo. / Photographer - Dunn / Photograph by U.S. Army."
img A boy sitting in the rubble of his house after an earthquake (ddr-densho-299-14)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5497. 29 June 48 / Quake rocks southern coast of Japan: / playing with dirt on the spot where his house / once stood this Japanese child, too / young to realize what has happen [sic], is / undisturbed by the horrow which sur- / rounds him. The quake which struck / on …
img A farmer in his rice paddy (ddr-densho-299-15)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-47-77287. 14 July 47 / Japanese rice farming: / A Japanese farmer works in his / large rice paddy located near / Mount Fuji, Japan. Rice is first / planted in special beds of well / fertilized soil, and when it / reaches a certain size it is pulled / up and taken …
img A field of rice shocks (ddr-densho-299-16)
Caption on reverse: "WPA-46-69185. 25 Nov 46 / Field of rice shocks: / This field of rice shocks around / Yoshida-mura, Yamakashi, Japan, is / a typical farm scene of Japan in / the fall. / Photographer - Wheeler."
img Japanese fisherman hauling in Tuna (ddr-densho-299-17)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1018. 8 Feb 49 / NRS Project: / Japanese fishermen lay nets off the coast / of Odawara, Japan, for the day's tuna catch. / Photographer - Orzio / Photograph by U.S. Army."
img A woman shopping at a neighborhood ration store (ddr-densho-299-18)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-3065. 23 April 1948 / Living standards in Japan: / This photograph of a Japanese woman / shopper is to be used in a S & S / feather story on the living standards throughout Japan. Mrs. K. Haru shops / for food in her neighborhood ration / store in Suginami, Tokyo, Japan. …
img A new public bath (ddr-densho-299-20)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1954. 25 March 49 / NRS Project: / Large public building constructed / entirely of wood except tile bathing / area - newly constructed public bath / in Tokyo metropolitan area. / Photographer - Crowe / Photograph by U.S. Army."
img Dyed and washed fabric drying (ddr-densho-299-21)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1861. 18 March 49 / NRS Project: / Extensive use of wood - Japanese drying rack used for drying dyed / and washed materials. Standard length / of Japanese kimono material drying / is 6 yards and approximately 1 foot / wide. Tokyo. / Photographer - Dunn / Photograph by U.S. Army."
img A basket shop owner and his family (ddr-densho-299-22)
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 …
img A woman cultivating crops in a bombed out area (ddr-densho-299-23)
Caption in reverse: "FEC-49-1946. 25 March 49 / NRS Project: / Utilization of every available space / for production of food crops, even / among the rubble of bombed ruins / and foundations. Woman with baby / on her back cultivating winter wheat / Tokyo metropolitan area. / Photographer - Crowe / Photograph by U.S. Army."
img Crops growing in a flood plane (ddr-densho-299-24)
Caption in reverse: "FEC-49-1868. 18 March 49 / NRS Project: / Use of land on flood plane of the / Tamagawa River, Tokyo for growing / wheat and vegetables. Quite common / now in urban districts. / Photographer - Dunn / Photograph by U.S. Army."
img A mother reading to her children (ddr-densho-299-25)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-1577. 6 March 48 / Stars & Stripes feature story on Signal Corps photographer: / A Japanese mother and her WWO children / sit around the charcoal burner in their / home located in Nakajuju, Kitaku, Tokyo, / Japan, as the mother reads to the / girls from a Japanese children's book. / …