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Yamamoto Shuguro Exhibition at the Kanagawa Museum of Modern Art

An exhibition on Yamamoto Shugoro/山本周五郎 (1903-1967) and his work will open on September 30, 2017 at the Kanagawa Museum of Modern Literature.  The exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of Yamamoto’s death.   Materials acquired since the museum’s previous exhibition on Yamamoto in 1991 will be on display.  A reproduction of one item from the Prange Collection will […]

Censorship of Fraternization during the Allied Occupation of Japan (Part III)

[This is a guest post written by Niko Schultz, a Student Assistant in the Prange Collection.] This is the last post of the series of the censorship of Fraternization during the Allied Occupation of Japan.  See Part I and Part II here.  The Top: “Temporary Wife” In addition to “Chieko in Trouble,” the May 1946 issue […]

Censorship of Fraternization during the Allied Occupation of Japan (Part II)

[This is a guest post written by Niko Schultz, a Student Assistant in the Prange Collection.] This is the second post of the series of the censorship of Fraternization during the Allied Occupation of Japan.  See Part I here.  The Top: Gossip Column “Chieko in Trouble” The May 1946 issue of the magazine The Top […]

Censorship of Fraternization during the Allied Occupation of Japan (Part I)

[This is a guest post written by Niko Schultz, a Student Assistant in the Prange Collection.] Introduction During the Occupation of Japan, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers (SCAP) maintained an official non-fraternization policy. This policy forbade soldiers from soliciting Japanese prostitutes and made it difficult for Americans to marry Japanese women. The prohibition […]

Furuhashi Hironoshin – the Flying Fish of Fujiyama

Furuhashi Hironoshin (1928-2009), known as “the Flying Fish of Fujiyama,” was a Japanese freestyle swimmer.  He set a world record at the 1949 U.S. National Championships of Aquatics held in Los Angeles.   His achievement was a sense of pride for a nation still recovering from the defeat in World War II and signified Japan’s […]

An Exhibition at Fukuoka Communal Archives

Fukuoka Communal Archives will start an exhibition on public relations materials, “福岡の広報紙展~伝えたい!知ってほしい!行政の取組み~,” on July 19. Various public relations materials, such as newspapers, magazines and newsletters, will be in display.  Two materials housed in the Prange Collection will be used on the exhibition panels.  The exhibition will be available between July 19 through September 24.  For […]

Featured magazines – published in Fukushima Prefecture

This post is Part VIII in a continuing series on a portion of the Prange Collection magazines that are now available in digital form onsite at the National Diet Library of Japan (NDL). (See the series in Featured Magazines.)  In this post, we are featuring magazines published in Fukushima Prefecture. 讀書タイムス. 図書交換と紹介趣味機関. [2・3号(1946年9月)] (Call No. D-264) […]