Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Agreement on the Establishment of Sister State Relations Between the State of Indiana, The United States of America and The Prefecture of Tochigi, Japan collection
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes the July 16, 1999 agreement between Governor Frank O'Bannon and Governor Fumio Watanabe in English and Japanese as well as a handmade wooden box by artist, Osamu Watanabe, possibly created during 1998-1999. Osamu attended the Tochigi Prefectural School of Ceramics in Mashiko and later established a studio in New York City during 1978.
Anthony J. Lauck papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and autographed letters from family members, friends and military officers in the United States and other countries from Anthony J. Lauck; greeting and postal cards and telegrams; magazine and newspaper articles event programs; invoices; poems; exhibition catalogs; a Japanese Imperial Army war flag from World War II; and Japanese currency ranging from 1908 to 1980 regarding art and art business, family, personal, religious, and war matters.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Anthony J. Lauck papers
Coleman family photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs and a couple postcards and dinner menus from the Coleman family taken in Indianapolis, Indiana, New York, California and other parts of the United States; Paris, France; Japan; United Kingdom; and Chile ranging from 1876 to 1935 and undated regarding family life and travel. Many of the photographs are individual portraits of unidentified family members and friends, while others are snapshots of the Colemans and others on vacation and going...
Dates: 1803-1935, undated
Diane Peka pen pal letters
Collection — Folder S1672
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters written in English ranging from March 1962 to March 1964 that were sent to Diane Peka of Richmond, Indiana from Kyoko Watanabe, a pen pal from Tokyo, Japan. The collection also includes a 1962 photograph of a Japanese girl, presumably Kyoko; a September 24, 1964 letter sent to Peka from Kisako Okubo, another Japanese student looking for a pen pal to help her learn English; and a pencil drawing of a girl in traditional Japanese attire.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Diane Peka pen pal letters
Don Howard collection
Collection — Folder S0687
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of clippings of articles regarding accounts from World War II, Don Howard and his family, and Santa Clara High School (California) sports ranging from 1944 to 1953. The articles were clipped from the Evansville Press (Indiana) and the Oxnard Press-Courier (California) newspapers. Included in the collection are six articles written by Ernie Pyle from Okinawa, Japan in April, 1945; a copy of the October 15, 1945 edition of The Evening Times newpaper from...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Don Howard collection
Donald D. Howard collection
Scope and Contents The collection contains World War II letters of Howard to his parents, Louise and George Howard (Evansville, Indiana), written from the South Pacific, Okinawa, China, Korea, the Philippines, California, and Ft. Benjamin Harrison. The collection also includes correspondence from the Howard’s daughters Marilyn, a student at Indiana University, and Mrs. R.C. Datzman, a medical technician and wife of physician in Detroit and Carlysle, PA, during the same time period.
Ernie Pyle Monument, Japan dedication photographs
Collection — Folder SP117
Scope and Contents This collection includes 6 black-and-white photographs taken at the Ernie Pyle memorial and cemetery in Ie Shima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan in 1945. Five of the photographs were taken during a ceremony for the erection of the new concrete memorial in Juy 1945.
Dates: 1945 July, undated
Harding family letters
Collection — Folder S3056
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Saburoka Ota and T. Ota written in Japan between the years 1911-1913. The letters discuss their experiences attending a Japanese middle school (including subjects taught and structure by terms) and what activities Japanese boys engaged in during their vacations away from school. Some letters discuss matters of dress, customs, language, and Japanese and American variations in these matters. The significance of the death of the Japanese emperor and the naming...
Dates: 1911-1913; 1989
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Harding family letters
James M. Prichett collection
Collection — Folder S1732
Scope and Contents This collection includes two newspaper articles from the Centerville, Indiana newspaper ranging from 1857 to 1858 regarding life on board ship and Japan.
Joseph Marshall Francis collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items of Joseph and Kate Francis from the time they lived in Japan in the 1890s, including a letter, an unused postcard, a newspaper and several telegrams written in Japanese. A few of the items are dated, including a February 10, 1894 postcard written in English by Kate Francis and sent to Mrs. C. M. Stevens of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; a housing contract for the summer of 1896 written in Japanese; and several tickets for a charity bazaar that was held in April...