Tag Archive | featured oral histories

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Check out our blog post series! Constitution Series – The Constitution of Japan took effect on May 3, 1947. As a part of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of its enactment in spring 2017, we shared several items related to the Constitution. Oral Histories Series – We have been featuring interviews from the Marlene […]

An Interview with William Kenneth Bunce from the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the eighth in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are available online.  The remainder are available onsite in the Prange Collection.  For other featured oral histories, see this page.  Today, August 31, is William Kenneth Bunce‘s birthday! William Kenneth Bunce (August 31,1907 – July 23, […]

An Interview with Emerson Chapin from the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the seventh in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are available online.  The remainder are available onsite in the Prange Collection.  For other featured oral histories, see this page.  Today, July 31, is Emerson Chapin’s birthday! Emerson Chapin (1920 – 2003) was a longtime New York […]

An Interview with Julius Bassin from the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the sixth in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are available online.  The remainder are available onsite in the Prange Collection.  For other featured oral histories, see this page.  Julius (Jules) Bassin (1914 – 2009) was an American lawyer, a member of the Foreign Service, […]

An Interview with Key Kobayashi from the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the fifth in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are available online.  The remainder are available onsite in the Maryland Room, the reading room for Special Collections at the University of Maryland.  For other featured oral histories, see this page.  Today, March 11, is Key Kobayashi’s birthday! […]

An Interview with Sydney Brown from the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the fouth in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are available online.  The remainder are available onsite in the Maryland Room, the reading room for Special Collections at the University of Maryland.  For other featured posts, see this page.  Sidney Brown (1925-2010), Professor of East Asian […]

An Interview with Eleanor Hadley : From the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the third in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are available online.  The remainder are available onsite in the Prange Collection.  For other featured oral histories, see this page.  Today, July 17, is Eleanor Hadley‘s birthday! Hadley was born in Seattle, Washington in […]