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Matajiro Koizumi and daughter stepping out of a car (ddr-njpa-4-472)
img Matajiro Koizumi and daughter stepping out of a car (ddr-njpa-4-472)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Minister Koizumi visited Prime Minister Hamaguchi, who was hospitalized in Tokyo Imperial University Hospital. The photo is Minister Koizumi and his daughter."
The wife of Nobuaki Makino at Meiji Shrine (ddr-njpa-4-1016)
img The wife of Nobuaki Makino at Meiji Shrine (ddr-njpa-4-1016)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Elderly woman visits shrine before sunrise. The wife of Count Makino praying for peace during his trip. (Tokyo) October 7, 1946. There is an elegant old woman who has been walking the pebbled path to Meiji Shrine at 5:00 a.m., while it is still dark, since the 25th without missing one day. …
Hideo Kodama and others at Shibaura port (ddr-njpa-4-521)
img Hideo Kodama and others at Shibaura port (ddr-njpa-4-521)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Minster Kodama visits Tokyo Bay. Minister Kodama went to Shibaura at 1:00 p.m. on the 1st to observe Tokyo Port. The photo is the minister making observations at Shibaura wharf."
Japanese Army Major-General Kamesuke Nagamine (ddr-njpa-4-1070)
img Japanese Army Major-General Kamesuke Nagamine (ddr-njpa-4-1070)
Caption on front [translation]: "Secretary of Tokorozawa Army Aviation School, Army Major-General Fifth Order Third-Class, Kamesuke Nagamine (Tokyo)."
Two photos of Sueo Ohye and another athlete (ddr-njpa-4-1562)
img Two photos of Sueo Ohye and another athlete (ddr-njpa-4-1562)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Welcome field meet for both players Ohye and Murakami. (Tokyo) May 23, 1937. A welcome field meet for both players Ohye and Murakami, hosted by the Japanese Field League, was held at Shiba Park stadium on the 22nd. Entries for this competition were led by both Ohye and Murakami, and after the …
Women's association leaders (ddr-njpa-4-1105)
img Women's association leaders (ddr-njpa-4-1105)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "President Motono of Patriotic Women's Association. Celebration of her seventieth birthday. (Tokyo) March 2, 1937. The Patriotic Women's Association's 36th anniversary of their founding ceremony was held on the 2nd from 10:00 a.m. at the Patriotic Girls' School auditorium, then from 11:00 a.m. in Meguro a banquet was held to celebrate the …
Opera singer posing with Japanese soldiers (ddr-njpa-4-1359)
img Opera singer posing with Japanese soldiers (ddr-njpa-4-1359)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Summertime greeting. Summer 1932. 42 Banchi, 1 Cho-me, Shinami, Asabu, Tokyo, Takane Nanbu."
Masanori Katsu and a Seiyu Party leader (ddr-njpa-4-664)
img Masanori Katsu and a Seiyu Party leader (ddr-njpa-4-664)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Both parties' leaders make announcement. The start of a joint campaign with both the Minsei and Seiyu parties will be announced at Hibiya Town Hall on the 15th. In advance of that, Mr. Sunada from the Seiyu Party and Mr. Katsu of Minsei spoke to people at 6:25 p.m. on the 13th. …
A trial defendant with his lawyer and another man (ddr-njpa-4-1517)
img A trial defendant with his lawyer and another man (ddr-njpa-4-1517)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "'Parachute that did not open' trial. November 21, 1937. When a test to establish the minimum dive world record was conducted with a Nonaka-style parachute, Seizo Higo (18 at the time) died because the parachute did not open. This incident has become known as 'the parachute that did not open,' and the …
Takiko Mizunoe and other women in a recording studio (ddr-njpa-4-740)
img Takiko Mizunoe and other women in a recording studio (ddr-njpa-4-740)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Miss Takiko Mizunoe recording. Takiko had her first recording. She has been putting a lot of effort into this first experience. The records will consist of two songs, 'Friends Are Wonderful,' written by Okuyama and composed by Kyosuke Kami, and 'Lovely Couple,' written by Taga and composed by Tashiro."
Agnes Yoshiko Miyakawa (ddr-njpa-4-1088)
img Agnes Yoshiko Miyakawa (ddr-njpa-4-1088)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "A songstress who grew up in a foreign country, Yoshiko Miyakawa came home. This morning a world-famous singer, Yoshiko Miyakawa, came home on the Ryuden Maru, arriving at Yokohama Bay. Yoshiko is still a bud at 19 years old. She played the leading role in 'Madam Butterfly' in Paris in January of …
Suiun Komuro with wife and daughter at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-495)
img Suiun Komuro with wife and daughter at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-495)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Painter Komuro visits Europe. A giant star in Japanese painting circles, Suiun Komuro left for Europe accompanied by his wife and the painter Hiroshima. They left Tokyo Station at 9 a.m. on the 18th, and took the ship Miyazaki Maru from Kobe on the 20th. There were many people at the station …
Tomitaro Makino and his daughter on a train (ddr-njpa-4-999)
img Tomitaro Makino and his daughter on a train (ddr-njpa-4-999)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Dr. Makino visited Manchuria. Although Dr. Tomitaro Makino is 80 years old, he left for Manchuria on the 1st at 8:50 a.m. by train from Tokyo Station, to research the plants of the continent. This picture is Dr. Makino and his daughter, Tsuruyo, from the window of the train."
Haguroyama Ring Entering Ceremony at Duke Hosokawa’s Residence (ddr-njpa-4-12)
img Haguroyama Ring Entering Ceremony at Duke Hosokawa’s Residence (ddr-njpa-4-12)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Certified Champion Haguroyama. Ring Entering Ceremony at Duke Hosokawa's Residence. Temporary sumo champion certificate was presented to the 36th Sumo Champion Haguroyama at Duke Hosokawa's residence in Koishikawa on June 3rd at 10 am. The solemn ceremony was conducted by Stewart Baba strictly following the traditional customs. The ring entering ceremony followed …
Manchuria activist at a dinner party (ddr-njpa-4-1052)
img Manchuria activist at a dinner party (ddr-njpa-4-1052)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Mrs. Toshiko Masata's send-off party. Toshiko Masata, who has been working for the cultural improvement of 30 million Manchurians since 1937, has been staying in Tokyo before devoting the rest of her life to Manchuria. At 6:00 p.m. on the 10th at Tokyo Hall, she made her announcement at the send-off party. …
Minanogawa Tozo posing with a trophy (ddr-njpa-4-955)
img Minanogawa Tozo posing with a trophy (ddr-njpa-4-955)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Spring grand sumo tournament. The champion sumo wrestler. 9 victories and 2 defeats, Minanogawa. (Tokyo) January 22, 1934. The spring grand sumo tournament concluded its run on the 22nd. The champion of this tournament was Minanogawa, from the West, with 9 victories and 2 defeats. The picture shows 1, The champion Minanogawa."
Otohiko Matsukata waving at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-831)
img Otohiko Matsukata waving at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-831)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Japan-America goodwill mission representative Otohiko Matsukata arrived in America. To move past the diplomatic crisis of 1935-1936, Foreign Minister Hirota is preparing to mend friendship between Japan and America. As one part of this plan, the ambassador to America and others suggested Hirota send Otohiko Matsukata, who graduated from Harvard University with …
Yosuke Matsuoka waving to a crowd from a train (ddr-njpa-4-898)
img Yosuke Matsuoka waving to a crowd from a train (ddr-njpa-4-898)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Foreign Minister Matsuoka leaving. Foreign Minister Matsuoka went on his way to visit Europe with his attendants on the 12th, departing from Tokyo Station at 10:25 a.m. The picture shows Foreign Minister Matsuoka at Tokyo Station, receiving a send-off from government officials and the public."
Shuhei Nishida (ddr-njpa-4-1435)
img Shuhei Nishida (ddr-njpa-4-1435)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Domei photo, National News, No. 416. Pole-vaulter Nishida called. (Tokyo) August 23, 1938. World-famous Nishida received a call, and he is going to join the army as an engineer, with a pickaxe instead of a pole. Mr. Nishida worked in a division at Hitachi. While he worked there he practiced everything for …
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