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Representatives at a negotiation session (ddr-densho-179-88)
img Representatives at a negotiation session (ddr-densho-179-88)
Major General Toshiro Taga, Representative of Lt. General Toshiro Nomi, Japanese Commander of Sakishima Group, making preliminary negotiations for the surrender of the Ryukyus Islands to the Commanding General of Tenth Army. The civilian interpreter is Weri Takamura who once lived in Chicago. Photographer: Lieutenant Strauch.
School photo in front of building (ddr-densho-329-599)
img School photo in front of building (ddr-densho-329-599)
30 students and 2 teachers outside building, on steps and benches. One big American flag, a banner that reads Lockwood Junior High, and the front row holding Oakland 1926 and California pennants. Inscribed on back: "Kaneji Domoto H9" in green pencil. Printed on back: Hugo Weltz, Photographer
Dyed and washed fabric drying (ddr-densho-299-21)
img Dyed and washed fabric drying (ddr-densho-299-21)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1861. 18 March 49 / NRS Project: / Extensive use of wood - Japanese drying rack used for drying dyed / and washed materials. Standard length / of Japanese kimono material drying / is 6 yards and approximately 1 foot / wide. Tokyo. / Photographer - Dunn / Photograph by U.S. Army."
A barge in a flood control canal (ddr-densho-299-33)
img A barge in a flood control canal (ddr-densho-299-33)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1869. 18 March 49 / NRS Project: / Flood control (public works) on a / drainage canal of the Ara River, not / far from the heart of Tokyo, which / is also used for navigation. River / barge used for transportation. / Photographer - Dunn / Photograph by U.S. Army."
Archie Miyatake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-299)
vh Archie Miyatake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-299)
Nisei male. Born November 6, 1924, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where father, renowned photographer Toyo Miyatake, established a photo studio. During World War II, was removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. In camp, father became the camp's photographer. After the war, Archie Miyatake returned to Los Angeles and eventually took …
Portrait of father and son (ddr-densho-113-3)
img Portrait of father and son (ddr-densho-113-3)
This photo shows Masajiro Uyeda and his son Yoichi. Masajiro immigrated from Japan to Vancouver, BC in 1900 and eventually made his way to Rock Springs, Wyoming where he worked as a coal miner. His other sons joined him in 1912. (L to R): Photographer, Masajiro Uyeda, Yoichi Uyeda.
Heart Mountain Sentinel Supplement Series 201 (May 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-97-423)
doc Heart Mountain Sentinel Supplement Series 201 (May 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-97-423)
Selected article titles: "More Details of Tule Lake Shooting Announced" (p. 1), "Special 'Back' Gates to be Used by Hikers" (p. 1), "Unfilled Seasonal Job Offers to be Withdrawn" (p. 1), "Foreign Bonds and Property Must be Reported" (p. 1), "Photographer Will be in Center Every Wednesday" (p. 2).
A woman cultivating crops in a bombed out area (ddr-densho-299-23)
img A woman cultivating crops in a bombed out area (ddr-densho-299-23)
Caption in reverse: "FEC-49-1946. 25 March 49 / NRS Project: / Utilization of every available space / for production of food crops, even / among the rubble of bombed ruins / and foundations. Woman with baby / on her back cultivating winter wheat / Tokyo metropolitan area. / Photographer - Crowe / Photograph by U.S. Army."
Japanese glassworker cools down a cocktail glass with a fan (ddr-densho-299-67)
img Japanese glassworker cools down a cocktail glass with a fan (ddr-densho-299-67)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-2057. 23 April 49 / Manufacturing glassware in Japan / After twisting, a Japanese worker at / the Hoya Glass Factory, Tokyo, Japan, / fans the stem of a cocktail glass to / cool it to prevent it from losing its / shape. / Photographer - Girard / Photograph by U.S. Army."
Candid family moment (ddr-densho-359-1033)
img Candid family moment (ddr-densho-359-1033)
Photographer catches candid moment of the Nakata and Kawamoto familues. The boys ham it up for the camera while a man in the background points out the camera.From far left: Alice Kawamoto with Bob Kenji Nakata, Jeanette Otsuka, Don Nakata, Pauline Nakata, unidentified man pointing, Masaaki Nakata, Ken Nakata
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 3 (April 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-2)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 3 (April 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-2)
Selected article titles: "Postal Rules Issued" (p. 1), "Regulations Announced for Package Delivery" (p. 1), "Registration of Men 45-64 at Santa Anita Totals 760. Number of Japanese Signed Falls Short of Estimates" (p. 1), "New Mess Hall Open This Week" (p. 3), "Photographer Takes Pictures at Center" (p. 4).
Farmers planting rice (ddr-densho-299-9)
img Farmers planting rice (ddr-densho-299-9)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-47-77282. 14 July 47 / Rice planting in Japan: / Japanese farmers force shoots / of rice into sodden earth of / a paddy located near Mount Fuji, / Japan. This extra-large rice / paddy is part of a ceaseless / battle against starvation in Japan. / Photographer - Kaye / Photograph by …
Japanese man shaping a glass bowl (ddr-densho-299-48)
img Japanese man shaping a glass bowl (ddr-densho-299-48)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-2856. 23 April 49 / Manufacturing glassware in Japan: / One of the oldest and highly skilled / employees at Hoya Glass Factory, / Tokyo, Japan, uses a pair of shears / to trim off surplus glass as he care- / fully styles a bowl. / Photographer - Girard / Photograph by U.S. …
[Men in military uniform with camera] (ddr-csujad-1-25)
img [Men in military uniform with camera] (ddr-csujad-1-25)
Two men in military uniform, standing on railroad tracks, are pictured. One of them is a Japanese American man, facing the photographer with camera. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_01_02_019
A water wheel in an agricultural valley (ddr-densho-299-26)
img A water wheel in an agricultural valley (ddr-densho-299-26)
Caption on reverse: "WPA-46-69188. 25 Nov 46 / Agricultural Japan: / This scene of one of the many valleys / in Japan, shows the intensity of Japanese / agriculture, and the utilization of every / available source of power, as shown by / the water wheel in the middle of this / field. (Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan). …
A farmer hoeing a field to plant rice (ddr-densho-299-8)
img A farmer hoeing a field to plant rice (ddr-densho-299-8)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-47-77281. 14 July 47 / Rice planted in Japan: / A rice paddy near Mount Fuji, Japan, / is prepared for planting by hoeing / unplowed portions of the field by / hand. This field, flooded to a / depth of eight inches, will do its / part in alleviated Japan's serious / …
Barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-21)
img Barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-21)
A few people scattered amongst the barracks at Manzanar. Caption above image reads, "FORGOTTEN PHOTOS--This picture is one of nearly 240 photos taken by photographer Ansel Adams at the Manzanar Japanese-American internment camp in 1943. It was here that Adams, a renowned scenic photographer, made his first and only attempt to shoot a photo documentary. The …
Photograph of L. Josephine Hawes, Mrs. Chamberlain and an army guard in Death Valley (ddr-csujad-47-97)
img Photograph of L. Josephine Hawes, Mrs. Chamberlain and an army guard in Death Valley (ddr-csujad-47-97)
Photograph of L. Josephine Hawes, Theo Chamberlain and an army guard in Death Valley. The shadow of the photographer can be seen in the lower right corner. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0180
Three women from Terminal Island sitting inside a train car on
img Three women from Terminal Island sitting inside a train car on "evacuation" night (ddr-csujad-54-5)
Three Japanese women sitting in a train car on "evacuation" night. The women are smiling at the photographer who is positioned below the windows, outside of the train. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: hslb_rpc_0056
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 43 (May 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-135)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 43 (May 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-135)
Selected article titles: "Photo Studio Temporarily Closed Due to Lack of Photographer" (p. 1), "General DeWitt to be Given Post in Washington, D.C.?" (p. 1), "U.S. in Wartime Depicted by Employment Offers" (p. 1), "Resettlers Offered Accommodations on Special Bus" (p. 1), "Average Attendances Good, Declares Principal High" (p. 1), "Return of Japanese to West Coast" …
Rohwer Outpost Vol. IV No. 30 (April 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-143-157)
doc Rohwer Outpost Vol. IV No. 30 (April 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-143-157)
Selected article titles: "Relocation: Moulton Will Attend Confab" (p. 1), "Applications for Return of Contraband Goods Taken Here" (p. 1), "Cannery Jobs Open. Recruiter Here for Interviews" (p. 1), "Speed Actions on Leave Clearances" (p. 1), "More Draftees to Answer Call" (p. 1), "2000 Chickens in Poultry Farm" (p. 2), "Photographer Wanted at Once" (p. 3).
A woman shopping at a neighborhood ration store (ddr-densho-299-18)
img A woman shopping at a neighborhood ration store (ddr-densho-299-18)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-3065. 23 April 1948 / Living standards in Japan: / This photograph of a Japanese woman / shopper is to be used in a S & S / feather story on the living standards throughout Japan. Mrs. K. Haru shops / for food in her neighborhood ration / store in Suginami, Tokyo, Japan. …
District of houses in Tokyo, Japan (ddr-densho-299-52)
img District of houses in Tokyo, Japan (ddr-densho-299-52)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-49-1952. 25 March 49 / NRS Project: / Extensive use of wood in construction / of domestic housing in Japan. Crowded conditions due to lack of available / space create a fire hazard which is / eventually a drain on the forests of / the country. Shinjuku, Yotsuya-Ku Tokyo metropolitan area. / Photographer …
Farmers eating lunch next to rice paddies (ddr-densho-299-29)
img Farmers eating lunch next to rice paddies (ddr-densho-299-29)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-47-77286. 14 July 47 / Rice planting in Japan: / At a farm near Mount Fuji, Japan, / a group of Japanese farmers eat / lunch along side of the rice paddy / in which they have been working. Soon / they will be plodding through the / sodden earth again in their …
Farmers threshing grains during harvest (ddr-densho-299-28)
img Farmers threshing grains during harvest (ddr-densho-299-28)
Caption on reverse: "FEC-47-77285. 14 July 47 / Japanese farmers work together / during harvest time: / Japanese women, men and children / thresh barley and other cereal / grains on a foot-powered threshing / machine at a farm located near / Mount Fuji, Japan. On farms such / as this it is often a community …
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