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 "Saburo Miyake factory, Nanukaichi" (ddr-densho-259-551)
Caption by Yuka Yasui: "Saburo Miyake factory, Nanukaichi [Japan]."
img Family at Miyajima, Japan (ddr-densho-259-294)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Michi, Fumi and Saburo Miyake at Miyajima, Japan, with the famous 'floating' torii [gate] in the background. This is considered to be one of the 3 most famous scenic views in Japan."
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 Japanese man in a school uniform (ddr-densho-259-182)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "I think that this was my Uncle Saburo Miyake, [Shidzuyo Miyake's] brother, because there is a similarity to the man in the preceding photograph Here he was much younger, and he was wearing a school uniform."
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 Japanese men at Diet Building in Tokyo (ddr-densho-259-313)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Japanese man and two Japanese students standing in front of a stone building. This is Saburo Miyake and his two boys, Shiro and Goro. The building is the Diet Building in Tokyo."
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 "Family portrait of a young Japanese family" (ddr-densho-259-181)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Family portrait of a young Japanese family." Fumi and Saburo Miyake, the brother and sister-in-law of Shidzuyo Miyake, and their daughter, Midori Miyake.
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 Japanese relatives with a Shinto priest (ddr-densho-259-497)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Group portrait of Japanese relatives, with a Shinto priest I don't know the reason for this family gathering of representatives from both sides of our family, but I will guess that it had to do with the deification of one of our ancestors--maybe even Ichiro Miyake."
img Portrait of Japanese family in kimono (ddr-densho-259-309)
Hisa Fujii Miyake and Ichiro Miyake and their son Saburo Miyake.