Tag Archive | newspapers

Nagasaki Niti Niti article on August 9, 1948

This article, “One Flower found in the Atomic City —  On the Third Anniversary of the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb” (アトム街に花一輪 – あす原爆3周年), was published in Nagasaki Niti Niti/長崎日日 newspaper on August 8, 1948. The photo of girls picking flowers was taken near ground zero. The article recalls a peaceful time when these girls […]

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 […]

Nagasaki Niti Niti

Although we often found both actual newspaper galleries/manuscripts and documents written by Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) in the Censored Newspaper Articles, there are a few cases where the documents are all it was left in the CNAs folders.  One such example is a Nagasaki Niti Niti (Nagasaki Nichi Nichi) article published in July 31, 1948 (Call […]

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 […]

Constitution: Select newspaper editorials from 1948 and 1949

This is the sixth in a series on the Japanese Constitution of 1947.  See also the Constitution Series.  The Constitution took effect on May 3, 1947 and is still in effect today.  As we approach the 70th anniversary of its enactment, we’ll share with you materials from the Prange Collection related to the drafting of […]

Constitution: From Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs)

This is the third  in a series on the Japanese Constitution of 1947.  See also the Constitution Series.  The Constitution took effect on May 3, 1947 and is still in effect today.  As we approach the 70th anniversary of its enactment, we’ll share with you materials from the Prange Collection related to the drafting of […]

Featured Publication: Newspapers under the Occupation: Postwar Japan through the lens of the City of Beppu [Gen Shobo: August 2015]

Newspapers under the Occupation: Postwar Japan through the lens of the City of Beppu  [Gen Shobo: August 2015] This book illuminates the landscape and people’s lives in the City of Beppu during the Occupation of Japan by showcasing 52 local newspapers issued from March 1946 to October 1949. It consists of five themes:  (1) Repatriation, […]

Microforms of Newspapers and Magazines have moved to Hornbake Library

Starting August 8, 2015, the microforms of Prange Newspapers and Magazines are available in the Maryland Room, the 1st floor of Hornbake Library North.  The microforms are no longer self-served.  The users are required to request the microforms prior to their visit.  Below are the instructions to how to request the microforms of Newspapers/Magazines through our […]

On this day in 1947… (July 18)

This post is a part of continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs). On July 18, 1947, multiple newspapers attempted to publish an article about a special distribution of clothing for repatriates in Tokyo.  The articles were suppressed, however, and it is unclear whether this news was ever made public. The digital images below […]

20th Century Media Information Database

The 20th Century Media Information Database is an indispensable search tool for the Prange Collection magazines and a selection of the Prange Collection regional and local newspapers.  This  article-level database now includes records for 3,226,180 Prange Collection magazine and newspaper articles.  Created under the supervision of Professor Taketoshi Yamamoto, the database is now administered by […]