Friday, September 30, 2016

Group Portrait from 1910

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Do you know these five adults and five children? Do you know where this photograph was taken?  Because we don't. What we do know:

Date: Circa 1910
Title: A Group Portrait of Five Adults and Five Children; Vancouver?, BC
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?

Friday, September 23, 2016

All Aboard!

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Do you know this woman, or this young girl waving to the camera? Do you know where they are headed? Because we don't. What we do know:

Date: Circa 1947
Title: A Portrait of a Woman and a Young Girl Leaning out of a Train Window During Repatriation Back to Japan?
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?

Friday, September 16, 2016

Women in Uniforms

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Do you know these seven women in uniforms or where they were working? Because we don't. What we do know:

Date: 1947
Title: Outdoor Group Portrait of Seven Women in Uniforms
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?

Friday, September 9, 2016

Riding Down the Tracks

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Do you know these four men riding on a rail cart? Because we don't. What we do know:

Date: Circa 1944
Title: Four Men on a Rail Cart on the Canadian Pacific Railroad in Schreiber Ontario
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?

Friday, September 2, 2016

Break Time for Asahi Players

                                                     1994.64.7.109
Do you know these two Asahi players taking a break on the field? Because we don't. What we do know:

Date: Circa 1920
Title: An Outdoor Portrait of Two Members of the Asahi Baseball Team with Baseball Bats
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?