Japan Relief Movement in America
President Coolidge issued a statement immediately after receipt of the first news of the quake, urging his fellow countrymen to help Japan with money and material. The entire American nation rose to the occasion, with the American Red Cross Society as its central moving power, to raise a colossal sum for relief.
The picture shows a bevy of American beauties dressed in kimonos and carrying paper lanterns. These girls marched through the streets of Chicago to collect money, September 15, 1923