img Japanese American siblings at Nanukaichi, Japan (ddr-densho-259-4)
Roku and Michi Yasui at Nanukaichi, Japan.
img "Saburo Miyake factory, Nanukaichi" (ddr-densho-259-551)
Caption by Yuka Yasui: "Saburo Miyake factory, Nanukaichi [Japan]."
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."
img Family gathering in Japanese cemetery (ddr-densho-259-281)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "A gathering of the Yasui family clan at the family cemetery in Nanukaichi in the summer of 1926, when the American Yasuis visited their Japanese relatives."
img Grandmother and grandchildren on a settee (ddr-densho-259-47)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Hisa Fujii Miyake, my maternal grandmother, with Saburo Miyake's three young children on a settee."
img Nisei girl visiting family in Japan (ddr-densho-259-289)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Michi [Yasui]'s visit to Japan in the summer of 1940 Front, [left to right]: Yasuo, Michi, Kameno, Taiitsuro. Back, [left to right]: Tokiko, Norie (Yasuo's wife), Hiroshi, Sachiko."
img Family portrait in Japanese cemetery (ddr-densho-259-241)
Portrait of the Miyake family in a cemetery in Japan, including Hisa Fujii Miyake and Saburo Miyake. A Shinto priest wears a lacquered hat and holds a wooden baton (shaku).
img Nisei girl and cousin in Japan (ddr-densho-259-290)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Michi [Yasui] and cousin Midori [Miyake] in Japan, summer of 1940."
img Family picture in Japan (ddr-densho-259-535)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Family picture of Saburo and Fumi Miyake with Daiichi Takeoka, of Portland, Oregon, in this group. Our maternal grandmother, Hisa Fujii Miyakie [Miyake] is in the center Presumably this photo was taken in their family home."
img Family portrait in Japanese garden (ddr-densho-259-134)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Part of the Miyake family in Japan, before [Shidzuyo] left to start teaching school. Pictured are Grandma Hisa Fujii Miyake, Grandpa Ichiro Miyake, Great Grandma Tsuno Sato Miyake, Uncle Saburo and Mom [Shidzuyo]. There's a little girl in this picture, but she's unidentified."
img Formal portrait of eight Japanese men in Nanukaichi (ddr-densho-259-54)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "[Masuo] and [Shinataro] Yasui posing with 6 young Japanese men."
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."
img Portrait of Japanese family in Nanukaichi (ddr-densho-259-495)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Formal portrait of the Saburo and Fumi Miyake Midori (Saburo & Fumi's firstborn child), Goro, Shiro, Saburo, and Saburo/[Shidzuyo Yasui]'s mother, Hisa Fujii Miyake."
img Formal portrait of eight Japanese men in Nanukaichi (ddr-densho-259-190)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Group portrait of 8 Japanese men, of whom [Masuo Yasui] is sitting front left; and seated to his left, is his father Shinataro Yasui this picture must have been taken in 1926 when the Yasui family visited Japan. The other men may have been Masuo's schoolmates and friends."
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 …
img Portrait of Japanese family in kimono (ddr-densho-259-309)
Hisa Fujii Miyake and Ichiro Miyake and their son Saburo Miyake.