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Dennis M. Ogawa Nippu Jiji photograph collection
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The Dennis M. Ogawa Nippu Jiji Photograph Collection are made available at the courtesy of the Hawaii Times Photo Archives Foundation. This long-term collaborative project started with the Foundation rescuing and organizing about 25,000 published and unpublished photographs and supporting documents, once housed at Nippu Jiji and later Hawaii Times.
The Nippu Jiji, later known as the Hawaii Times, was a Japanese-English language newspaper based in Honolulu, Hawaii from 1895-1985. Prior to World War II, Nippu Jiji was the oldest and largest Japanese-language newspaper in Hawaii. Dennis M. Ogawa, president of the Hawaii Times Photo Archives Foundation, University of Hawaii professor, historian, and author rescued the photo archives and physically organized them with his graduate students.
284 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (120.6 Linear Feet)
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Content from boxes 1-270, 272-285 of this collection has been digitized. Originals may not be used without permission of the Archivist. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.