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  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  Aerial acrobatics in a neighborhood celebration
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    Japan, 1951: Woman and children at neighborhood shop

    In winter, warmth in a Japanese home is supplied from charcoal in a beautiful hibachi. On a cold November day this mother carries her son on her back, covered by a heavy kimono which keeps them both warm. --This was the description to accompany this image as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script", was to accompany a slide show of the images for family and others.

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    Japan, 1951: Tokyo office building with vent pipes from heating

    'Tokyo Pipe Organ' -1950 version of heating a large office building from which the radiators were taken for scrap metal during the war. --This was the description to accompany this image, as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script" was to accompany a slide show of images for his family and others.

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    Kanji Dictionary

    A shelf full of kanji dictionaries in a Tokyo department store.

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    Book Display

    A book display

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    Yokohama line

    A sign pointing the way to Yokohama.

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    Subway system stairs

    Stairs in a subway system, leading out.

  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  View of the Ginza
    Japan, 1951: View of the Ginza

    The Ginza from my office window. 'Largest PX in the World' Area where buildings were destroyed by American bombs. A modern subway runs below the surface. This city now is the largest in the world. --This was the description to accompany this image, as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script" was to accompany a slide show of images for his family and others.

  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  Transporting goods by horse and cart
  • Thumbnail for Japan, 1951:  Despair and homelessness in the post-war period
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    And You Sign

    A shopping center known as "And You"

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    Nuns

    A group of Shinto nuns enjoy the day in Tokyo.

  • Thumbnail for Subway platform
    Subway platform

    A subway platform in Tokyo.

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    Subway schedule

    It's easy to figure out how long a trip will take if you're taking the subway or train in Japan... the schedules are eerily accurate.

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    Train map

    An example of a train-line map in Japan, complete with "you are here" arrow.

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    Japan, 1951: Traditional New Year's Day visit to local temple

    On New Year's Day (Oshogatsu), it is traditional to go to a local temple, to pray for health and good fortune in the coming year.

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    Children's Books

    A display of childrens books at a bookstore in a Tokyo department store.

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    Subway customer service

    Customer Service, always ready to help.

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    Subway system store

    A store in the subway system in Tokyo selling "creme puffs".

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    Machida Station

    The always busy Machida Subway Station.

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    Pedestrians and the Subway

    Pedestrians rush to enter and leave the subway system in Tokyo.

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    Roof Detail

    Detail of the tiled roofline at the Meiji Shrine.

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    Lantern Shop

    This picture was taken by Prof Edward S. Morse of Harvard, who came to Japan in 1877 at the invitation of Tokyo Imperial University to teach zoology.

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    Empty Warehouses

    Storage space near Edo Bridge in Tokyo abounded once Japan began to actively trade. With demand larger than supply,the goods went directly to the port cities,leaving warehouses in Tokyo empty.

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    Japan, 1951: Abandoned children fathered by American soldiers

    Many of them are well cared for in Christiian orphan homes-but when they are older what will they do? Most Japanese people say, 'They are yours- take them.' But what kind of a welcome awaits them in race-conscious America? --This was the description to accompany this image as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script", was to accompany a slide show of the images for family and others.