We have found some images that we do not understand. They clearly involve some activity, but we do not know just what one. We will archive them here in the hope that HBC readers will be able to help explain them. Here we need the hlp of our Japanese readers.
This 1930 photograph shows a group of girls are wearing kimonos, I think identical kimonos. The most likely explanation is aschool event. The girls are of different age so it would not have been a class. Japanese schools at the time were mostly single-gender institutions. Thus the boy in the white sailor suit does not fit in with a school senario. A Shinto religious ceremony sems unlikely. For one thing, Shinto was primarily a male affair. And the sailor suit doies not fit in whith a Shinto event. Two men as the back wear traditonal clothes, but ewe do not see a Shinto priest. A choir or dance group also seem unlikely.
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