The photograph of Dr. Noguchi's mother, Shika that Ishizuka sent him.
It has been said that he was determined to return home after seeing a figure of his aged mother and a handwritten letter of her.
Dr.Noguchi's mother, Shika.
Relatively small even in those days but having unsuitably large hands for the body can tell the hardship of supporting her family.
In 1915, Dr. Hideyo Noguchi when he returned home temporarily, his mother Shika, his former teacher Sakae Kobayashi and Saburo Ishizuka.
Taken at Fukushima pref. Koan temple.
Shika was frequently visiting Koan temple alone to pray for the safety and the success of the doctor.
The party who finished the worship of gratitude stayed at Higashiyama hot spring and they would spend single night to lead to the birth of PAPLAL.
In front of the welcome lecture meeting place at Kitakata county government office.
After accomplishing a global great achievement Dr. Noguchi returned in triumph and worked on a lecture positively in each place of the whole country.
Ishizuka accompanied and supported him.
Two of them often took photographs on their way and left many of them.
Those became indispensable documents to talk about Dr. Noguchi's achievement.
A memorial photo shooting with his party on the ship at the time of the returning home.
From the left, Kanae Watanabe, Hideyo Noguchi, Saburo Ishizuka, Morinosuke Chiwaki and Sakae Kobayashi.
After the triumphant returning to Japan he went back to the United States again.
Later, the doctor and Ishizuka continued the correspondence in the letter, and PAPLAL was completed by spending some 20 years.
The Ishizuka dental clinic which was opened in hometown of Ishizuka, Nagaoka-City, Niigata.
Ishizuka who learned dentistry at Takayama dental clinic went over to China with his teacher
and he treated a tooth of Yuan Shikai so that he gained a reputation for himself.
A photograph of the tenth anniversary of Ishizuka dental clinic since the business foundation.
Later, Ishizuka became a member of the House of Representatives for establishing the authority of the dentistry industry
and had it recognized that the dentists formally viewed as engineers in those days should be viewed as doctors so that he became a man of influence of the dentistry society.
Toyokosei Seiyakusyo founded in Naitocho, Shinjuku-Ku Tokyo, in 1948.
It started producing PPAPLAL, and as a medical facility using PAPLAL.
The voices of joy from the patients with the PAPLAL treatment increased and many letters of thanks arrived.
The photograph is a handwriting of PAPLAL by a poet, Bansui Doi that praises both Noguchi and Ishizuka.
The possession of Agano City Togo Yoshida memory Museum
Permission: Photo Document No.160621
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