I am Maria Inês, an English teacher. This postcard was sent to Canton - China.
In 1908, reached the port of Santos-SP, Brazil "Kasato Marú" ship that brough 165 families japaneses. Many of these immigrants was made up of peasants in poor areas of northernand southern Japan in the period of 1914-1918, a world war I, reached about 165.000 japaneses in Brazilian territory. Today in Brazil, concentrates the largest number of japanese. In Ribeirão Preto, many japaneses immigrants developed the cultivation of rice, corn and soybeans, poultry, rericulture (silkworm rearing of silkworms) and horticulture.