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Ryushi Kawabata looking at an art book (ddr-njpa-4-548)
img Ryushi Kawabata looking at an art book (ddr-njpa-4-548)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Kawabata goes to South Seas to explore 'Pacific Ocean.' (Tokyo) September 14, 1934. After releasing two great works consecutively, Ryushi Kawabata now dedicates himself to his new work, "Pacific." He has been planning to go around the Pacific next February, but because of his enthusiasm he hurried to leave on the 15th …
Mineo Osumi (ddr-njpa-4-1810)
img Mineo Osumi (ddr-njpa-4-1810)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Navy Minister Osumi, Representative Yamamoto, and others left Kagoshima this morning. (Tokyo) 1934 September 10. The disarmament conference of the navy will be held in October this fall. In 1935 and 1936, [?]."
Tsuruhei Matsuno posing while boarding an airplane (ddr-njpa-4-878)
img Tsuruhei Matsuno posing while boarding an airplane (ddr-njpa-4-878)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Minister of Railways Matsuno departed. (Tokyo) April 20, 1940. Making an inquiry into the Imperial Army on the continent, Matsuno, Minister of Railways, departed in a good mood from Haneda Airport by a passenger plane at 6:00 a.m. on the 20th. The picture shows the Minister of Railways boarding the passenger plane …
Communications Minister Hideo Kodama and his predecessor (ddr-njpa-4-510)
img Communications Minister Hideo Kodama and his predecessor (ddr-njpa-4-510)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "New Communications Minister takes over responsibilities. Minister Kodama succeeded the former minister, Yamazaki, in his office at 1:00 p.m. on the 12th. After the office work, both gave speeches to the other officials. The new and former ministers are pictured at the office."
Shizue Natsukawa and Nobuo Iida on their wedding day (ddr-njpa-4-1386)
img Shizue Natsukawa and Nobuo Iida on their wedding day (ddr-njpa-4-1386)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Happy moment for Shizue Natsukawa. The wedding ceremony for popular screen actress Miss Shizue Natsukawa and composer Nobuo Iida was held at the Grand Shrine in Iidabashi on the 18th at 11 a.m. with a happy mood. The photo is the happy couple."
Unveiling ceremony for sculpture commemorating Antarctic expedition (ddr-njpa-4-946)
img Unveiling ceremony for sculpture commemorating Antarctic expedition (ddr-njpa-4-946)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "December 20, 1936. South Pole expedition 25th anniversary ceremony. A ceremony for the 25th anniversary of the South Pole expedition as held on the 20th from 1:00 p.m. at a park on the Shibaura coastal road in Tokyo. The committee chairperson, vice-chairperson Yujiro Miyake, the former captain of the South Pole expedition, …
Mineo Osumi meeting with Italian and German naval officers (ddr-njpa-4-1817)
img Mineo Osumi meeting with Italian and German naval officers (ddr-njpa-4-1817)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Italian captain is a hero of the World War. (Tokyo) 1934 April 16. Briveoneshi is the captain of the warship Kuwaruto, which entered the port of Yokohama on the 16th. He is also the Chief Commander of the Navy of the Far East. He and an adjutant, Iretorait, visited Osumi, Minister of …
Shinzo Koizumi speaking to a man from a train window (ddr-njpa-4-484)
img Shinzo Koizumi speaking to a man from a train window (ddr-njpa-4-484)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "The president of Keio University, Dr. Koizumi Shinzo, left Tokyo for Yokohama at 12:30 p.m. He boarded the ship Tatsuta Maru for the U.S., where he will attend the 300th anniversary of the foundation of Harvard University."
Teinosuke Kinugasa and others at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-442)
img Teinosuke Kinugasa and others at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-442)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Director Kinugasa returns from South China visit. After 40 days' observation as a navy _______ pen unit secondary troop, Teinosuke Kinugasa, Aisho Nomura, Eizo Nakagawa, and Eijiro Kiyose bring vivid stories of their travels. They returned on the 15th at 9:30 a.m. by a train that arrived at Tokyo Station, and they …
Sueo Ohye on a train (ddr-njpa-4-1558)
img Sueo Ohye on a train (ddr-njpa-4-1558)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Athlete Ohye leaves for U.S. (Tokyo) January 14, 1937. Athlete Sueo Ohye was invited to a U.S. indoor athletic competition by the AAU as a pole-vaulter. He is planning to leave on the 14th on a train to Yokohama and will arrive in [?] by the Asama Maru, which leaves at 2 …
Ryushi Kawabata working on a large painting (ddr-njpa-4-547)
img Ryushi Kawabata working on a large painting (ddr-njpa-4-547)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Kawabata paints at his studio in Omori. This fall his great work depicting trimmed plants, painted onto twelve panels, will be introduced to the world. Mr. Kawabata is shown working on the piece, title undecided, in the photo."
Tamekichi Ota meeting with Koki Hirota (ddr-njpa-4-1930)
img Tamekichi Ota meeting with Koki Hirota (ddr-njpa-4-1930)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Ambassador's report on important pending problems. (Tokyo) 1934 December 12. Tomekichi Ota returned home on the 10th. He visited Minister Hirota at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at 11:45 on the morning of the 12th. After Ota's formal greeting, he reported on the political situation of Russia. Ota talked about an agreement …
Koichi Kido (ddr-njpa-4-394)
img Koichi Kido (ddr-njpa-4-394)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Plan Passed for Patronage for Injured Soldiers. April 13, 1938. The Privy Council's regular meeting on the 13th was held from 10 a.m. in Toryo room at the Imperial Palace under the attending Emperor and passed a plan for patronage for injured soldiers and two other plans. It finished meeting at 11 …
Mineo Osumi, Mitsumasa Yonai, Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu, and German diplomats (ddr-njpa-4-1819)
img Mineo Osumi, Mitsumasa Yonai, Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu, and German diplomats (ddr-njpa-4-1819)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Admiral Osumi goes to Germany. (From right) Minister of the Navy Yonai, Chief of Staff Fushimi, German Ambassador Otsu, Admiral Osumi (last night at the official residence of the Minister of the Navy)."
Women's association leader and Manchuria activist (ddr-njpa-4-1051)
img Women's association leader and Manchuria activist (ddr-njpa-4-1051)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Mrs. Toshiko Masata departed. Toshiko Masata (60), who declared she will devote the rest of her life to Manchuria, got on her way on the 17th at 3:00 p.m. from Tokyo Station. The picture was taken at Tokyo Station."
Chuhei Nambu coaching Olympic athletes (ddr-njpa-4-1354)
img Chuhei Nambu coaching Olympic athletes (ddr-njpa-4-1354)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Eight year plan for Olympics. Summer session of athletic league. Japan's athletic league held for 3 days a summer session at Jingu Stadium, from 10 a.m. on the 28th. This session was taught by athletes Nambu and Oda, who led a hard practice. This is part of the plan for eight years …
Tamekichi Ota (ddr-njpa-4-1927)
img Tamekichi Ota (ddr-njpa-4-1927)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "(Tokyo) 1936 August 17. Tamekichi Ota, Japanese Ambassador to Russia, returned home on the 13th. He visited Prime Minister Hirota at the official residence at noon on the 17th. While they ate lunch Ota reported on the latest trend of the relations between England and Russia, and between France and Russia. Ota …
Onoe Kikugoro VI posing in costume (ddr-njpa-4-1762)
img Onoe Kikugoro VI posing in costume (ddr-njpa-4-1762)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "April show at Tokyo Theater. 1st 'Okura'. Kikugoro Ogami played Lord Okura, which he had not done before. The techniques of his performance to maintain the dignity of the court noble were great. He could act the fool without opening his moth. The play became a completely different one, based on the …
Shozo Makino swimming (ddr-njpa-4-1004)
img Shozo Makino swimming (ddr-njpa-4-1004)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "National student swimming championships. Makino sets new 800-meter record. (Tokyo) August 14, 1934. Japan's search for contestants for this season is finished. The National Student Swimming Competition will be held on the 14th at Jingu Pool (air temperature 23C water temperature 25C). The picture is 1, Makino breaking the world record."
Naval leaders of Japan and other countries at a wake for Heihachiro Togo (ddr-njpa-4-1780)
img Naval leaders of Japan and other countries at a wake for Heihachiro Togo (ddr-njpa-4-1780)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Osumi, Minister of the Navy, invited the commanders-in-chief of every country. [Tokyo 1934 June 7]. Minister of the Navy Osumi held a party after the national funeral of Togo, who was the General of the Army. Traiyer, Commander-in-Chief of the support fleet, and three others attended the party. They came from England. …
Kocho Otani reading a speech at a party (ddr-njpa-4-1897)
img Kocho Otani reading a speech at a party (ddr-njpa-4-1897)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Buddha's [?] in the Imperial capital. An invitation party for Higashi Honganji. (Tokyo) On the night of December 4th, Abbot Kocho Otani and his wife Tomoko advocated a radical reformation of teaching and learning. They held a tea party at the Imperial Hotel on the afternoon of the 4th. Kocho Otani is …
Masanori Katsu buying the 15th China Incident Bond at a post office (ddr-njpa-4-663)
img Masanori Katsu buying the 15th China Incident Bond at a post office (ddr-njpa-4-663)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Minister of Communication buying the China Incident Bond. The 15th China Incident Bond was on sale at post offices from 9am on 22nd. Minister Katsu showed up at the Post office and purchased five 100-yen bonds. The photo is Minister Katsu."
Sueo Ohye on a train (ddr-njpa-4-1554)
img Sueo Ohye on a train (ddr-njpa-4-1554)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Ohye joined the sacred war. (Tokyo) January 6, 1939. The world famous pole-vaulter of the track and field world Mr. Ohye accepted the honorable call and let on the morning of the [?] by a train departing from Tokyo Station, where active and O.B. members of his old school's athletic club and …
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