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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, […]

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.  […]

Victor Delnore Exhibition at the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

Celebrating the University of Maryland Libraries’ donation of the digital copies of Victor Delnore Papers to the city of Nagasaki, the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum is holding an exhibition, “Victor Delnore Exhibition” between March 9 through July 31, 2018. For more details, please visit the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum’s website (Japanese only).  

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 iSchool Student Reflects on her Field Study in the Prange Collection

[This is a guest post written by Ashley Victoria Haddix, an iSchool Field Studies Intern for Fall 2017 in the Prange Collection.] During my time with the Prange Collection, I was given the opportunity to process the Mead Smith Karras Papers, a gift collection of her personal and professional papers given by her husband George […]