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Collection documents the destroyed city of Nagasaki, Japan, and bombing in Manila, Philippines, 1945.
Collection contains lantern slides, negatives, and black and white print photographs of the destroyed city of Nagasaki, Japan and bombing in Manila, Philippines. Images depict street scenes, destroyed buildings, and people injured or killed.
Collection is arranged into two series.
Series 1: Photographic prints and Negatives, circa 1945
Series 2: Lantern Slides, circa 1945
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Progressive Architecture, through managing editor, Rita R. Robinson, 1973.
Collection is processed.
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work & Industry in February 2022.
Using the Collection
World War Two Bomb Damage Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Materials in the National Air and Space Museum Archives
The National Air and Space Museum Archives holds many related collections on World War II bombing, including the William Jones World War II scrapbook, NASM.2006.0067.
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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