Tag Archive | photograph collections

Constitution: from the News Agency Photographs

This is the fifth 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 […]

News Agency Photographs

The Prange Collection contains approximately 10,000 news agency photographs that were submitted to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) by Kyodo, Jiji and Sun News Agencies in 1948 and 1949.  Each photograph is accompanied by a description in Japanese.  Note that a few of the photographs were censored and are part of the Prange Censored Newspaper […]