Tag Archive | wall newspapers

National Safety Week (July 1-7)

National Safety Week in Japan is observed from July 1 through July 7.  According to the website of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, this year marks the 90th National Safety Week. Two wall newspapers in the Prange Collection celebrate National Safety Week. The first, “Anzen Eisei Kabe Shimbun,” was issued in June 1948 […]

Featured Education book – Hokkaido no shakaika kyoiku

In September 2015, we began digitizing the education books in the Prange Collection.  We’ll share interesting educational materials with you as the scanning project progresses.  A list of posts in this series can be found here.  When a Prange staff member was preparing “Hokkaido no shakaika kyoiku [北海道の社會科敎育]” (Call No. 411-0044) for digitization, one page caught […]

Posters and Wall Newspapers

The Prange Collection contains a total of 285 posters and wall newspapers, including educational charts used in classrooms, labor union posters, and posters produced by local governments for promoting public health.  The wall newspapers were posted in public places, such as train stations, and many were hand-painted. A selection of the posters and wall newspapers […]