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Japan Photographs, ca. 1945-1947.
Bernath Mss 149
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Title:

Japan Photographs, ca. 1945-1947

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

About 166 black and white snapshots of post-World War II Japan, taken presumably by an Army officer. Some captions, in English, on backs of photos. Identified locations include Ise Grand Shrine (Mie Prefecture); Kōshien, Takarazuka, Nishinomiya (Hyōgo Prefecture); Kure (Hiroshima Prefecture). Images feature river boats, streetcars, naval ships and military vehicles; soldiers in uniform and an army base, possibly in Kure; shipboard views; Japanese people and street scenes; a sporting event (possibly baseball); shrines and temples; scenic countryside views, farms and rice paddies. Includes a few group photos of men in uniform and Japanese personnel (typists, translators). There is also one photo of a naval ship landing in the Philippines.

Date:

1945 (issued)

Subject:

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Takarazuka-shi (Japan) -- Pictorial works
Kure-shi (Japan) -- Pictorial works
Nishinomiya-shi (Japan) -- Pictorial works
Ise-shi (Japan) -- Pictorial works
Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952
Philippines -- Pictorial works

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Purchase, 2005.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Japan Photographs. Bernath Mss 149. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Photographs.

Physical Description:

.2 linear ft.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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