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Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-280)
img Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-280)
Original WRA caption: "Japanese repatriates embarking for Japan." Although the WRA caption specifically refers to repatriates, many Japanese Americans who left were citizens of the United States and therefore, expatriates.
Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-277)
img Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-277)
Original WRA caption: "Japanese repatriates embarking for Japan." Although the WRA caption specifically refers to repatriates, many Japanese Americans who left were citizens of the United States and therefore, expatriates.
Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-281)
img Japanese repatriates leaving for Japan (ddr-densho-37-281)
Original WRA caption: "Japanese repatriates embarking for Japan." Although the WRA caption specifically refers to repatriates, many Japanese Americans who left were citizens of the United States and therefore, expatriates.
Children en route to Japan (ddr-densho-107-20)
img Children en route to Japan (ddr-densho-107-20)
Takeshi and Roy Matsumoto are aboard the Nippon Yusen, Brazil Maru.
Family traveling back to Japan (ddr-densho-321-919)
img Family traveling back to Japan (ddr-densho-321-919)
Caption in album: "Mom leaving for Japan / Kiku / Born: Napa, California / 1907 / Spent 10 years in / Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan."
Article
doc Article "Will Japan Crack Up?" (ddr-densho-356-1028)
Article titled: "Will Japan Crack Up?" by Omori Harris from Harper's Magazine
Boy wearing gi in Japan (ddr-densho-259-8)
img Boy wearing gi in Japan (ddr-densho-259-8)
Roku Yasui wearing Nihon gi in Nanukaichi, Japan.
Graduating girls' class in Japan (ddr-densho-259-85)
img Graduating girls' class in Japan (ddr-densho-259-85)
Shidzuyo Yasui is pictured in the third row, second from the right. Caption by Homer Yasui: "Maybe at the school in Tsuyama, Okayama-ken, Japan, where [Shidzuyo] had also taught for a short time in 1910. This also looks like a girls' graduating class, but [Shidzuyo] and the other teachers are dressed differently."
Textile factory workers in Japan (ddr-densho-259-295)
img Textile factory workers in Japan (ddr-densho-259-295)
Saburo Miyake's textile factory. Caption by Homer Yasui: "A textile or weaving factory, with the relatives and workers inside the shop. I've always understood that Saburo's and [Shidzuyo Yasui]'s father, Ichiro, ran a fishnet making factory. On the machine just before it reaches the completed roll of fabric, the material does look like netting."
Teacher and students in Japan (ddr-densho-259-111)
img Teacher and students in Japan (ddr-densho-259-111)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "In this posed group photo, [Shidzuyo Yasui] looks quite a bit older than a bunch of young girls, so this may have been a class of her students."
Hawaii shows Japan and Asia (ddr-csujad-19-40)
doc Hawaii shows Japan and Asia (ddr-csujad-19-40)
This is an article by Charles S. Bouslog from the magazine "Asia and the Americas," vol. 43, no. 2 (February 1943) which describes the life of the people of Japanese ancestry in Hawaii after the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Family in Japan, ritual event (ddr-csujad-25-151)
img Family in Japan, ritual event (ddr-csujad-25-151)
A photograph of the local Japanese taken at a ritual event in Totsugawa, Japan. This photograph most likely includes the Taenakas' relatives. The same image is found in item: ucsb_jia_0128. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_03_023
Railroad and ruins in Japan (ddr-csujad-42-247)
img Railroad and ruins in Japan (ddr-csujad-42-247)
Photographed is a railroad in Japan in aftermath of bombing attacks. It was presumably taken during the Allied occupation of Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_10_008
Nazi Fifth Column in Japan (ddr-densho-381-53)
doc Nazi Fifth Column in Japan (ddr-densho-381-53)
A collection of articles, all written by Dr. Charles N. Spinks, about "Hitler's agents running Tokio [sic]."
A Parliament House for Japan (ddr-densho-335-18)
doc A Parliament House for Japan (ddr-densho-335-18)
A plan created by Thomas S. Rockrise for a parliament house for Japan. Most likely designed as part of a university thesis by Thomas Rockrise.
A Parliament House for Japan (ddr-densho-335-19)
doc A Parliament House for Japan (ddr-densho-335-19)
A front view of a plan for a parliament house for Japan. Most likely designed as part of a university thesis by Thomas Rockrise.
Overhead view of Fukui, Japan (ddr-densho-299-44)
img Overhead view of Fukui, Japan (ddr-densho-299-44)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5331. 28 July 48 / Fukui, one month after earthquake: / One month after the disaster which / came to the southern Japanese / coastal towns, when the earthquake / of 28 June 1948, struck mercilessly / and without warning late in the / afternoon, Fukui already shows / promise of an early …
General MacArthur lands in Japan (ddr-densho-299-121)
img General MacArthur lands in Japan (ddr-densho-299-121)
Caption: "General MacArthur alights from a C-54 at Atsugi airfield, 20 miles out of Tokyo, / for his first glimpse at Japan."
Great Japan Youth Party leader (ddr-njpa-4-710)
img Great Japan Youth Party leader (ddr-njpa-4-710)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Counselor of the Great Japan Youth Corps."
Counter-Intelligence Corps in Japan (ddr-csujad-55-2003)
doc Counter-Intelligence Corps in Japan (ddr-csujad-55-2003)
Essay on the history and activities of Saburo Oshita and the 441st Counter-Intelligence Corps during World War II. Covers Oshita's background and training, objectives of the Counter-Intelligence Corps, occupation and activities in Japan, assignment in Hokkaido and Wakkanai, and the role of Nisei in the Counter-Intelligence Corps. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Tree lined road in Japan (ddr-densho-397-89)
img Tree lined road in Japan (ddr-densho-397-89)
The caption in the photo album reads "Out of focus Oct. '46". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
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