The house where Ikeda grew up in Ota Ward (Tokyo, 1930s) © Seikyo Shimbun
Ikeda (front row, fourth from left) in elementary school (Tokyo, mid-1930s) © Seikyo Shimbun
Ikeda (left) with a fellow student (Tokyo, 1940s) © Seikyo Shimbun
Ikeda's parents, father, Nenokichi, and mother, Ichi, on the
veranda of their home (Tokyo, 1951) © Seikyo Shimbun
Commemorative photo with his wife, Kaneko, on their wedding day
(Tokyo, May 1952) © Seikyo Shimbun
Ikeda (right) proofreading text for the second printing of the
collected writings of Nichiren at Meiwa Printing Company
(Tokyo, March 1954) © Seikyo Shimbun
Ikeda (left) with second Soka Gakkai President Josei Toda during
the first youth festival on the grounds of Nihon University
(Tokyo, November 1954) © Seikyo Shimbun
At the Soka Gakkai Headquarters in Shinanomachi, Shinjuku Ward
(Tokyo, May 1956) © Seikyo Shimbun
Greeted by Soka Gakkai members after his release from the Osaka
detention house following his arrest on false charges (Osaka, July 1957) © Seikyo Shimbun
Visiting Soka Gakkai members in Yubari with Josei Toda
(Hokkaido, August 1957) © Seikyo Shimbun
With Josei Toda (left) at a youth sports event
in Sapporo (Sapporo, Hokkaido, August 1957) © Seikyo Shimbun
With his mentor Josei Toda at the completion of the
Grand Lecture Hall on the grounds of Taiseki-ji in Fujinomiya
(Shizuoka Prefecture, March 1958) © Seikyo Shimbun
Leading the brass band during a celebration of the
newly-completed Grand Lecture Hall on the Taiseki-ji grounds
in Fujinomiya (Shizuoka Prefecture, March 1958) © Seikyo Shimbun
Speaking at a Student Division speech event held at
Meguro Public Hall (Tokyo, October 1959) © Seikyo Shimbun