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Slides of family trips from long ago sit in many a drawer or box, little seen as the technology for making and showing them fades into the past.

But John Junkerman, a Tokyo-based documentary filmmaker, went beyond preserving the color slide photos his father took of their family’s stay in early postwar Hayama, a seaside town on the Miura Peninsula in Kanagawa Prefecture. Last December, he released the photographs in a book, “Hayama 1952-1953 Charles Junkerman,” published by Yobisha. Junkerman’s introduction and captions are in both Japanese and English.

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