(Herbert Barnett/Stars and Stripes)

Chitose Dependent School, Chitose Air Base, Hokkaido, Japan, September 1957: Writing her name on the blackboard, Mrs. Jane Reed makes sure her fourth and fifth grade pupils will know exactly who she is. All over Chitose Air Base parents and educators were getting ready for the upcoming 1957/1958 school year.

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