Insets include Korea and Manchuria, Sakhalin, Hokkaido and Kurile Islands, South Seas Mandated Islands; Tokyo, Yokohama and environs; Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe and their environs; and the Seven Islands of Izu (Isu Sichito). Included are railways, airways, steamer lines, submarine cables, light houses, wireless stations, hotsprings, and fortified zones.
A tourist map guide to the Mt. Fuji and Hakone National Park (Shizuoka Prefecture) area. Identifies various points of interest, including hotels and inns, in both Japanese and English. The map includes coded conveyance routes by railway, motor road, footpath, tramway, and highway. The map is illustrated to show places and activities.
Linda Richards was the first woman nurse trained in the United States at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. When these letters were written, she was a missionary nurse and the head of the first training school for nurses in Japan.
Photographs documenting Ainu people and villages and Japanese boats, paintings, artifacts, structures, burial mound, tombs, and scenery. They also include some images of people and a village in Korea. Many of the mounted prints have been annotated for publication, some for the 1890 Annual Report of the National Museum.
World War II personal papers, photographs, and printed material of Anthony R. Lanza, who served in the U.S. Army in Japan between 1944 and 1946.
Photographs made and collected by Scidmore documenting life in Japan and China. They depict people, agriculture, crafting and jewelry, and natural and urban settings. Some additional photographs were made in South America and possibly the Philippines. The collection includes lantern slides published by the William H. Jackson Photo and Publishing Co...
Roger Pineau was the Managing Editor of the Smithsonian Institution (SI) Press and an officer (retired) of the U.S. Navy. The Pineau Papers contain documentation on his curatorship of the Smithsonian exhibition "The Japan Expedition of Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, 1852-1854," held at the National Museum of Natural History in November-Dec...
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.