National Geographic : 1938 Jan
Photograph by Mary A. Nourse "HATS AND CAPS, FIRST AISLE TO THE LEFT" Women work as clerks in department stores, now found in every city of Japan (page 108). Some wear kimonos; others are in plain dark-colored uniforms with white collars. These salesgirls have charge of a section in one of the large emporiums in Osaka. Photograph byNippontoto YELLOW HACHIJO CLOTH ISWOVEN ONAROMANTIC ISLE Though only a day's steamer voyage from modern Tokyo, thepeople ofHachijo Island, a place of eternal summer, adhere toold-fashioned ways. This romantic and historic island is a favorite hiking and picnic ground onholidays forvisitors from the capital city.