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70314-0006 - Komori Nursemaids


Studio Showa 1920s Unknown

Studio photo of komori and their charges.

Komori were young girls from poor families who were hired by the year to aid middle and upper class mothers in the care of their infant. In addition to carrying the baby around, the komori would also assist a little with the household work.

Komori received food, lodging, clothing, and occasionally some money.

This card is from a series published by missionaries to raise funds. The writing on the back says, “How baby brother is nursed in Japan.”

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