Japan, 1951: Abandoned children fathered by American soldiers

Dublin Core

Title

Japan, 1951: Abandoned children fathered by American soldiers

Subject

People-Children; Daily Life-Family; National Identity; Government-Military

Description

Many of them are well cared for in Christian 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.
The images in the Rinden Kanost Collection were all taken by Arthur Rinden and conserved by his daughter, Margaret Kanost, and her husband, Richard.The material is presented here through the generosity of Margaret Kanost. -- Please see images ecasia000573 and ecasia000574 for detailed information regarding this set of images and about the collection, as a whole. -- Editorial assistant: Marcus Davis. Collection Librarian: Amy Bryant. Please send comments or content corrections to Michael Thiedeman, Professor of Art, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 47374 USA. email address: mikethiedeman@mac.com

Date

1951

Contributor

Rinden, Arthur O.
Earlham College

Rights

Material may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only, in accordance with Fair Use policies. Acknowledgement to be given to the IDEAS Project, to Earlham College, and to the photographer. Arthur O. Rinden estate retains copyright.

Relation

ecasia000573 and ecasia000574

Format

Image/jpeg

Type

Still image

Identifier

ecasia000539
ecasia_a_000539

Coverage

Japan
Japan - Showa 1926 - 1989
Kanto (region), Tokyo (metropolis)
1001032

Files

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Citation

“Japan, 1951: Abandoned children fathered by American soldiers,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/1337.