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U.S. Reparations Mission to Japan Presentation Photograph Album, ca. 1944-1946.
Bernath Mss 217
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Title:

U.S. Reparations Mission to Japan Presentation Photograph Album, ca. 1944-1946

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Photo album contains 238 black and white and color photographs of a post-war mission to Japan and nearby countries. Album belonged and is inscribed to Josiah E. Dubois (Jr.), a staff member of the U.S. Reparations Mission to Japan. Photos include mission staff, street scenes, industry, destruction from the war, local peoples, shrines, and rural scenes. Locations are primarily Tokyo but also include Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Osaka, and Kyoto (Japan); Beijing (China); Honolulu (Hawaii); Manila (Philippines); Kwajalein, Johnston Island and Guam. There are additional loose photos, including two wedding photos, as well as a personnel list for the General Counsel's Office.

Date:

1944 (issued)

Subject:

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DuBois, Josiah E. (Josiah Ellis) -- 1912-1983
United States. -- Reparations Mission to Japan.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Reparations
Japan -- Pictorial works
Beijing (China) -- Pictorial works
Honolulu (Hawaii) -- Pictorial works
Manila (Philippines) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Josiah E. Dubois, Jr. (1912-1983) was an American lawyer and government official who was best known for his report on the government's lack of action to aid Jews in Europe, which led to the creation of the War Refugee Board. He also served as a special assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury, 1944-1945; general counsel of the War Refugee Board, 1944; member of the Allied Reparations Commission, Moscow, 1945; member of the U.S. delegation, Berlin Conference (Potsdam), 1945; and deputy chief of counsel for War Crimes in charge of I.G. Farben case, Nuremberg, Germany, 1947-1948.
Purchase, 2005.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], U.S. Reparations Mission to Japan Presentation Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 217. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Photographs.
Photograph albums.
Correspondence.

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.