Treasures

On this day in 1948… (June 17)

This post is part of a continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs). On June 17, 1948, Yomiuri Shimbun submitted an article to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) about the contract between the Foreign Trade Agency/貿易庁 (part of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry) and Ford Motor Company.  The contract addressed importing Ford cars (1949 […]

Featured labor-related item: Trade Union Law Pamphlet

In conjunction with the exhibition, “For Liberty, Justice, and Equality: Unions Making History in America,” we will be featuring labor-related materials from the Prange Collection. A list of posts in this series can be found here.  The efforts by GHQ/SCAP to educate the Japanese on the role of labor unions in a democratic society took many forms.  […]

On this day in 1947… (May 22)

This post is a part of continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs). On May 22, 1947, Chosen Shimbun submitted an editorial to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) about the Korean Youth League.  (Prange Call No. 47-loc-0215) The editorial, “建青の使命” [Kensei’s Missions], was written by a member of the Korean Youth League (朝鮮建国促進青年同盟).  The author […]

Happy Birthday, Ichikawa Fusae!

Today, May 15, is Ichikawa Fusae’s/市川房枝 birthday (1893-1981).  Ichikawa was a politician and women’s suffrage advocate.  Today, we are featuring one of her books, “Atarashiki seiji to fujin no kadai/新しき政治と婦人の課題 [New Politics and Women’s Challenges] (Prange Call No. HQ-0400). This thin booklet was edited by Shakai Kyoiku Rengokai/社会教育連合会 and published in 1946 as a part of series.  […]

Featured labor-related material – wall newspapers

In conjunction with the exhibition, “For Liberty, Justice, and Equality: Unions Making History in America,” we will be featuring labor-related materials from the Prange Collection. The exhibit, which draws upon materials from the labor collections in Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Maryland, will be on display in the Maryland Room Gallery on the […]

May Day!

In conjunction with the exhibition, “For Liberty, Justice, and Equality: Unions Making History in America,” we will be featuring labor-related materials from the Prange Collection. The exhibit, which draws upon materials from the labor collections in Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Maryland, will be on display in the Maryland Room Gallery on the […]

Featured labor-related item: “Fujin mondai ni tsuite”

In conjunction with the exhibition, “For Liberty, Justice, and Equality: Unions Making History in America,” we will be featuring labor-related materials from the Prange Collection. The exhibit, which draws upon materials from the labor collections in Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Maryland, will be on display in the Maryland Room Gallery on the […]