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Japanese Ragpickers Duel With Sharp Kitchen Knives (1955)

Madera Tribune, Number 262, 16 February 1955

An account of a duel between “ragpickers” in Tokyo, from the Madera (California) Tribune, February 16, 1955.

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1950s Japan

The little ragpicker

I was walking home from church on a Sunday

Saw a young boy my brother’s age with his sister

Trying to dispose of whatever salvageable refuse he could collect… 314 more words

Reflections

Ragpickers

Livelihood makes someone Rag picker!!
No one thinks to be one,
Sometimes it’s hunger,
Poverty, illiteracy, unskillful,
Livelihood makes someone Rag picker!!
Sometimes it’s destiny, which… 64 more words

Poem

A Working Christmas

No, perhaps not a working Christmas for him, because I took this photo a good two weeks after Christmas day. But did this man have the leisure, the inclination, or the wherewithal to celebrate during the festive season? 21 more words

Photography