A lumber mill located near Maizuru, Japan. Interior of the lumber mill where large logs are being cut by means of an automatic saw machine. Boards are being cut into ½ inch width for use in repairing repatriation ships at the Eno Ship Building Company, Maizuru. The logs float in a lumber pond waiting to be cut into boards. A half completed wooden frame structure on a hillside near the main highway from Kyoto to Sonobe. This building was to be used as a small factory.
Japanese repatriates return to Japan from Russia. Japanese ship Daiiku Maru underway in sea. Mountains in the background. Smoke rises from the chimney of a ship. Japanese repatriates stand near the railing of the ship. A sign on the ship reads : "Daiiku Maru". The repatriates arrive in a truck at a center. Trucks loaded with prisoners. The prisoners get off from a truck. Interior of a train: The repatriates seated in a train. A sign outside a building: " Maizuru Repatriates Relief Bureau" in Maizuru, Kyoto.
A view around Kyoto Railroad Station in Kyoto, Japan. Rooftops of tightly packed wooden houses. Modern Marubutsu Department Store in Kyoto. The main street opposite Kyoto Railroad Station. A plaza area and a part of the railroad station. Several views of the station and mountains in the background. Pedestrian traffic along a street. A modern five-story brick building opposite the rail-road station. In the foreground pedestrian traffic and people wait for trolley cars. The main entrance of Kyoto Railroad Station with people arriving and departing. A large sign on the station reads 'Kyoto Railroad Station'. People board trolley cars.
Japanese people pass in front of a camera store, Kyoto, Japan. Pedestrians pass in front of Marutama departmental store. Interior of the store. Pedestrians pass by the store. Entrance archway to amusement zone in Kyoto. Pedestrians and shops on sidewalk. Middle class and low class tea houses in Kyoto. People stand in a ration line waiting for their ration of bread substitute. Fourteen small rolls issued to one family. Rolls made of nuts, vegetables and wheat flour.
Buddhist temples in Kyoto, Japan. Three Buddhist priests walk towards an altar. Two priests carry a tray to the altar. A sacred Buddhist ceremony inside the temple at Kamo Shrine. Three priests walk along the courtyard of Kamo Shrine and walk out through the red painted gateway of the shrine. The main gateway to Kyoto. The main gate of Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto shows school children going through the entrance. The main altar of Kiyomizu Temple shows Japanese people paying their respects. Story Pagoda in Kiyomizu Temple. Interior of the chapel at Saint Francis Hospital and School. Reverend Father Monfette at the altar performs the Catholic Mass. The Father having just ended the Mass, turns to people and gives the last blessing.
Various places in Kyoto, Japan. A Japanese farmer plows his land. He uses a wooden plow and an ox to pull it. A group of Buddhists monks walk in a ceremonial procession across a bridge over the water at Chion-in Temple grounds in Kyoto. A wheat field and an irrigation well in the background. Streets and houses in Kyoto.