Educator Kanji Kato with students of the Aichi Kenritu Nourin Gakko (愛知県立農林学校, Aichi Prefectural School of Agriculture and Forestry) in Anjou, Aichi Prefecture. The school was established in 1901 (Meiji 34). This photo is dated as 1916 (Taisho 5). Photographed by M. Ito (伊藤写真館).
Tea Pickers on Hill of Green By T. ENAMI ca.1910-15. Hand-colored glass slide. Go Figure. When looking at this image, (very SMALL images) that are simply "painted over" with transparent water color. The results continue to amaze even after 100 years. www.t-enami.org
A contingent of 22 Japanese Red Cross nurses, two doctors, and officials on their way to Britain to aid wounded soldiers of WWI. The mission was headed by Dr. Jiro Suzuki (鈴木次郎, front row, center right), medical chief of the Japanese Red Cross Association. Japan’s humane treatment of Japanese and Russian sick and wounded during the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), gained Japanese Red Cross nurses a prestigious international reputation.