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Hiroshima Photograph Album, latter 1940s.
Bernath Mss 134
Collection Overview

Title:

Hiroshima Photograph Album, latter 1940s

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Lacquer photo album with image of Mt. Fuji on cover and 125 black and white photographs and a few postcards. Photos taken by an officer of the post-war occupation forces. Most apparently of construction and newly built structures (including interior and exterior shots), perhaps of the housing area on a military base. Includes some bomb damage photos, as well as some of the 1948 earthquake. No captions, but some photos stamped on back "issued by Public Relations HQ BCOF" (British Commonwealth Occupation Force).

Date:

194u (issued)

Subject:

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British Commonwealth Occupation Force.
Earthquakes -- Japan
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Pictorial works
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945
Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Purchase, 2004.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Hiroshima Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 134. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Photographs.
Postcards.
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

.3 linear ft.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.