52 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Japanese.

  1. Personal Narratives of the Forced Removal and Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II: Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    61 video recordings.. 55 photographs.. 16 sound recordings.. 50 manuscripts.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Selected personal narratives relating to the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Collected by the Veterans History Project, 2002-2018. Collection includes personal narratives in the form of audio and video oral histories, biographical information, clippings, civilian papers, creative works, maps, memoirs, military papers, printed matter and photographs.

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  2. Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005

    880,600 items. 2,638 containers plus 71 oversize and 1 classified. 1,530 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews, questionnaires, awards and honors, photographs, student papers, family papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, and printed matter documenting Mink's public service career.

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  3. Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, 1853-2010

    70,000 items. 201 containers plus 1 oversize. 90 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and social activist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings including an unpublished memoir, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author, authority on Asian art, literary critic and linguist, and social activist as well as to her personal and family life.

  4. Harold Gould Henderson papers, 1918-1955

    500 items. 1 container. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and professor of Japanese art and culture. Born 1889; died 1974. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, military papers, and printed material pertaining to Henderson's service during World War II as chief of the Japanese Language Section of the Allied Forces South West Pacific Area Psychological Warfare Branch and following the war as head of the Education Division of the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers Civil Information and Education Section in occupied Japan.

  5. Robert Kleiman papers, 1935-1983

    5,000 items. 15 containers plus 1 classified and 9 oversize. 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, propaganda material including leaflets, newspapers, printed matter, and ephemera, interrogations of prisoners of war, reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Kleiman's service with the United States Office of War Information during World War II and pertaining to psychological warfare and the use of propaganda in the Far East, with a much smaller portion reflecting his work as a journalist before and after the war.

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  6. Ethnic Heritage and Language Schools in America Project collection, 1982-1986

    18990 items ; 24 boxes ; 9.6 linear feet.. 25 boxes.. 299 sound cassettes : analog.. 60 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 24 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. 1130 slides : color ; 35 mm.. 9072 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 35 mm.. 1 videocassette (UCA 30) ; 3/4 in.. 4 reels : black and white.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of field notes, interviews, curriculum materials, sound recordings, photographs, and one videorecording resulting from a survey conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress in 1982 which documented 23 ethnic schools in the United States. Fieldwork was conducted at various locations including: Armenian school in Watertown, Massachusetts; Cambodian school in Houston, Texas; Chinese school in San Antonio, Texas; Czech school in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Dutch school in Pella, Iowa; German-Russian school in Strasburg, North Dakota; Greek school in Birmingham, Alabama; Greek school in Buffalo, New York; Hebrew school in Nashville, Tennessee; Hungarian school in New Brunswick, New Jersey; Hupa language school in Hoopa Valley, California; Islamic school in Seattle, Washington; Japanese school in Los Angeles, California; Korean school in Silver Spring, Maryland; Latvian school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Lebanese school in Birmingham, Alabama; Polish school in Chicago, Illinois; Portuguese school in Taunton, Massachusetts; Turkish school in New York, N.Y.; Ukrainian school in Woonsocket, Rhode Island; and the East Harlem Music School in New York, N.Y.

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  7. Montana Folklife Survey collection, 1979

    11,800 items; 8 containers; 3 1/2 linear feet.. manuscripts: 102 folders.. 144 sound tape reels (73 hours) : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.. 2 sound cassettes : analog.. 1 videocassette (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.. circa 5700 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; various sizes.. circa 3600 photographs : film negatives, transparencies, color ; various sizes.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of field recordings of interviews with Montanans in various occupations including ranching, sheep herding, blacksmithing, stone cutting, saddle making, and mining; various folk and traditional music occasions including fiddle and mandolin music in Forsyth; fiddle and accordion music performed in Broadus; the Montana Old-Time Fiddlers Association in Polson; Irish music, songs, and dance music on concertina and accordion in Butte; a Serbian wedding and reception in Butte; hymn singing of the Turner Colony of Hutterites; the annual Crow Fair in Crow Agency; storytelling on the Milk River Wagon Train, and other documentation of rodeos, trade crafts, vernacular architecture, quilting, and other reminiscences and stories about life in Montana in 1979. One videocassette comprises news coverage of the Montana Folklife Survey, featuring Barre Toelken, KECI-TV, Missoula, Montana, 1979-09-13.

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  8. Andres Soriano papers, 1940-1984

    500 items. 3 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army officer and Filipino industrialist. Correspondence, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Soriano's service on the staff of General Douglas MacArthur during World War II and to conditions in the Philippines during the war.

  9. Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893

    1,800 items. 14 containers plus 4 oversize. 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal, with drawings and photographs, in which he recounts his travels among aborigines in Taiwan.

  10. Nelson T. Johnson papers, 1916-1955

    22,400 items. 70 containers plus 5 oversize. 21.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. assistant secretary of state, minister and ambassador to China and minister to Australia. Personal correspondence, memoranda of conversations and engagement books, speeches and writings, and other material chiefly relating to Johnson's diplomatic service in China, Australia, and east Asia.