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Crown Prince and Princess of Japan (ddr-densho-166-9)
img Crown Prince and Princess of Japan (ddr-densho-166-9)
This celebration was held to welcome Crown Prince Akihito and Princess Michiko.
Nisei girl visiting family in Japan (ddr-densho-259-280)
img Nisei girl visiting family in Japan (ddr-densho-259-280)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Michi [Yasui] visiting the Miyake relatives, when she went there for a visit alone, in the summer of 1940."
Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-89)
img Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-89)
Probably the Sumoto School on Awaji Island, Japan. Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured in the third row, third from the right.
Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-90)
img Teachers at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-90)
A group picture from the Sumoto School on Awaji Island, Japan. Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured in the top row, fourth from the right.
Multi-generational family portrait in Japan (ddr-densho-259-534)
img Multi-generational family portrait in Japan (ddr-densho-259-534)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Portrait, presumably many of the extended Yasui clan in Nanukaichi, Japan. Prominent in the center is our uncle, Taiitsuro Yasui, and on his immediate right, his wife, Kameno Kawasaki Yasui. Our Yasui grandmother, Tsune [Tsuya?] Katayama Yasui, is on Taiitsuro's left. I think that that's Yasuo Yasui on Grandma Yasui's left--he was …
Class at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-92)
img Class at Sumoto School in Japan (ddr-densho-259-92)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Another posed group photo of what I will guess was [Shidzuyo Yasui's] class in Home Economics. I don't know where in Japan this was taken, but it doesn't look like the Sumoto School grounds." Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured center.
Allied troops land in Southern Japan (ddr-densho-299-119)
img Allied troops land in Southern Japan (ddr-densho-299-119)
Caption: "In Southern Japan, troops who only a month previous thought they would be / storming these shores under heavy fire, land amidst the usual gripes and 'snafus.'"
Rubble of prefecture in Fukui, Japan (ddr-densho-299-45)
img Rubble of prefecture in Fukui, Japan (ddr-densho-299-45)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5485. 29 June 48 / Quake leaves Fukui prefecture in ruins: / A signal corps cameraman records the / devastating effects of the quake which / struck on June 28th, 1948, and left / the prefecture of Fukui in ruins. / The quake which left thousands upon / thousands homeless struck without warning. …
District of houses in Tokyo, Japan (ddr-densho-299-52)
img District of houses in Tokyo, Japan (ddr-densho-299-52)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1952. 25 March 49 / NRS Project: / Extensive use of wood in construction / of domestic housing in Japan. Crowded conditions due to lack of available / space create a fire hazard which is / eventually a drain on the forests of / the country. Shinjuku, Yotsuya-Ku Tokyo metropolitan area. / Photographer …
Hajime Kawasaki, Japan Fire Insurance executive (ddr-njpa-4-576)
img Hajime Kawasaki, Japan Fire Insurance executive (ddr-njpa-4-576)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Hajime Kawasaki. Businessman. Executive, Japan Fire Insurance."
George Kida and relatives from Japan (ddr-one-3-84)
img George Kida and relatives from Japan (ddr-one-3-84)
Color photograph of George Kida (second from right) and visiting family from Japan standing in front of a stone building.
Article regarding Japanese newspapers outside Japan (ddr-njpa-4-1753)
doc Article regarding Japanese newspapers outside Japan (ddr-njpa-4-1753)
Article text (incomplete) [translation]: "The tremendous contributions to Japan and donations of money by Japanese in foreign countries have not been recognized by the people in Japan. This has been a regrettable reality to Japanese who are acquainted with foreign affairs. Kawai, head of the Information section, helped to establish the association of foreign Japanese newspapers …
Japan student's scholarship endowed by GI's insurance (ddr-csujad-49-25)
doc Japan student's scholarship endowed by GI's insurance (ddr-csujad-49-25)
Newspaper clipping about Robert Nishiyama, a former Kamikaze student pilot, receiving a scholarship from American soldier Robert Johnstone's GI insurance. An item from: page 21 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_020_01
[Photograph of Minoru Sasaki's family in Japan] (ddr-csujad-5-229)
[Photograph of Minoru Sasaki's family in Japan] (ddr-csujad-5-229)
Photographed are Katsuji Sasaki (2nd son at age 9 years and 8 months), Minoru Sasaki (at age 40 years and 5 months), Noboru Sasaki (3rd son at age 7 years and 2 months), Yaeko Sasaki (Satoru's wife at age 19 years and 6 months), Matsuyo Sasaki (mother at age 71), Shoji Sasaki (1st son at age …
Kamie Taenaka and her family in Japan (ddr-csujad-25-220)
img Kamie Taenaka and her family in Japan (ddr-csujad-25-220)
A page of the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are five photographs of Kamie Taenaka and her family in Japan. Includes a photograph of Kamie Taenaka taken in El Monte, California in 1913. Her family members include: Sadae Umeda [Shibuya], Mohei Umeda, and Sumie Shibuya. See this object in the California State Universities …
Declaration of individuals entering or leaving Japan (ddr-csujad-55-2245)
doc Declaration of individuals entering or leaving Japan (ddr-csujad-55-2245)
Customs declaration from regarding Masako Adachi's belongings being transported from Japan to the United States. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2348
Ukichi and Toshikuni Taenaka, education in Japan (ddr-csujad-25-276)
img Ukichi and Toshikuni Taenaka, education in Japan (ddr-csujad-25-276)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are six photographs of Ukichi and Toshikuni Taenaka taken in Japan when they returned to Japan for education. Depict that Ukichi and Toshikuni are wearing Japanese school uniforms, perhaps Waseda University's uniforms. The photographs are probably taken between 1934 and 1939. See this object …
Dai Nippon baseball team visiting from Japan (ddr-densho-18-14)
img Dai Nippon baseball team visiting from Japan (ddr-densho-18-14)
The Dai Nippon baseball team in front of the N-P Hotel in Seattle's Nihonmachi area.
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