Victor Krantz photographs of Okinawa and Honshu, 1951-1953
NAA.PhotoLot.73-18

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-18
Creators:
Krantz, Victor
Dates:
1951-1953
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
364 prints
silver gelatin
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs made during Victor Krantz's service with the United States Air Force in Japan. They include images of hotels, shrines, and other buildings; street and market scenes; dancers at Obon festival; people engaged in art, crafts, agriculture, games, and household activities; market scenes; and boats.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Victor Krantz (1928-2005) was a Smithsonian photographer (1965-1993) and chief of photography at the National Museum of Natural History. He was stationed in Japan while serving in the United States Air Force (1952-1958).

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 73-18

Using the Collection
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The collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 73-18, Victor Krantz photographs of Okinawa and Honshu, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Victor Krantz, 1973.

Other Finding Aids note
Other Finding Aids note
Inventory available in repository.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Architecture -- Japan Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japan Geographical Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japanese -- Agriculture Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japanese Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Markets Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Okinawa Island (Japan) Geographical Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland , 20746
Phone: 301.238.1300
naa@si.edu