Friday, August 28, 2015

45 Vintage Pictures of Everyday Life in Japan from 1949-1951

These are photos taken by an unknown US Navy Commander stationed in Japan from 1949 to 1951. In 1951, he returned to the US aboard the USS General Mitchell. And photos after that were found by m20wc51.


A show in Sasebo, ca. 1949-51

At the Kabuki theater, Japan, ca. 1949-51

Beautiful Japanese girl, ca. 1949-51

Beautiful Japanese girl, ca. 1949-51

Children in Kyoto, ca. 1949-51

Department store, ca. 1949-51

Dinner party, Japan, ca. 1949-51

Farewell group, Sasebo, 1951

Fruit store, Japan, ca. 1949-51

Fuji-san, ca. 1949-51

Ginza, Tokyo, ca. 1949-51

In a restaurant, Japan, ca. 1949-51

In Hibiya Park, Tokyo, ca. 1949-51

Japan, ca. 1949-51

Japan, ca. 1949-51

Japan, ca. 1949-51

Japan, ca. 1949-51

Japan, ca. 1949-51

Japan, ca. 1949-51

Japan, ca. 1949-51

Japan, ca. 1949-51

Japan, ca. 1949-51

Japan, ca. 1949-51

Japan, ca. 1949-51

Kyoto, ca. 1949-51

Loading of radishes, Japan, ca. 1949-51

Nagasaki, 1951

Nichigeki Nippon Theater, Tokyo, ca. 1949-51

Nightlife, Japan, ca. 1949-51

Officers ashore, Sasebo, Japan, ca. 1949-51

Ofuna, ca. 1949-51

On a street, Japan, ca. 1949-51

On a street, Japan, ca. 1949-51

On a street, Japan, ca. 1949-51

On a street, Sasebo, Tokyo, ca. 1949-51

Planting rice, Japan, ca. 1949-51

Sasebo dockside, ca. 1949-51

Sasebo, ca. 1949-51

Sasebo, ca. 1949-51

Sasebo, ca. 1949-51

Schoolgirls on a street, Japan, ca. 1949-51

Souvenir shop, Japan, ca. 1949-51

Tinware shop, Japan, ca. 1949-51

Tokyo, ca. 1949-51

Tokyo, ca. 1949-51

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