Collection consists of 2,157 postcard scenes from Japan and its colonies, wartime China, and selected areas of the Japanese Empire.Explore the Imperial Postcards
Collection of 100 stereoviews documenting the Russo-Japanese War.See the stereoviews of the siege of Port Arthur
This postcard album is titled "Haeyuru kōshitsu," which means "the Glorious Imperial House." The album appears to have been compiled in Japan just after the Shōwa Emperor's enthronement ceremonies in November, 1928.Explore images of the Glorious Imperial House
600 postcards provide an overview of the Russo-Japanese War as well as the military, foreign relations, politics, and social life and customs of Japan.Discover more about the Japanese Empire postcards
An assortment of Japanese postcards.Learn more about this miscellaneous postcard collection.
The Pacific War Collection contains 415 postcards sent from Japanese civilians to surrendered Japanese soldiers in the Philippine Islands, Sumatra, and the South Seas.Learn more about the Pacific War Postcards
Collection contains photographs taken by U.S. soldiers who were stationed in the Philippines at the time of the insurrection. Subjects include American soldiers, places of interest, local citizens, and war dead. Also of note is a document signed by Emilio Aguinaldo, a leader of the Philippine nationalist resistance movement, dated August 3, 1900.Learn more about the Philippine American War Collection
Claude Rupert (1911-1987) graduated from Lafayette College in 1932 and served overseas in India and China during WWII. After the war, he served as a logistics advisor to the Chinese Air Force. The collection consists of photographs, slides, books, and ephemera gathered by Rupert in California, Japan, and China during his post-WWII years.Learn more about the Rupert China Image Collection
The photographs mainly depict Japanese military life but also include ceremonies, celebrations, and amusements.Learn more about the Sino-Japanese War pictorial album.
The dedication on this album of 92 postcards states it "was published with war relief contributions ... Thus, it is hoped that it will accompany troops and be used for mementos."Explore the Sino-Japanese Postcard Album 1
53 postcards include scenes of Chinese Treaty ports, Japanese fighter planes, and other Chinese themes.Explore the Sino-Japanese Postcard Album 2
Scrapbooks document Trout's experiences as an Army medical supply officer posted at various station hospitals in Japan from November 1945 to June 1946.Learn more about the Trout Scrapbooks
This album of 105 picture postcards appears to be correspondence "from the battleground" between Tsubokura Monnosuke and Tsubokura Jirō, both of whom resided in Yotsuya Ward, Tokyo.Explore the Tsubokura Russo-Japanese War Postcard Album
Collection contains the photographs, postcards, and ephemera gathered when Gerald Warner was U.S. Consul to Taipei and represents the first acquisition of Warner materials by Lafayette College in 2002.Explore the Warner Taiwan Image Collection
A collection of 567 color slides from the personal collection of US State Department official Gerald Warner and his wife, Rella Warner.Explore the Warner Japan Slides
3,900 photographic negatives document the Warner's travels in the Dutch East Indies, Manchuria, and Taiwan.Learn more about the Warner negatives
Pictorial souvenirs collected by Gerald and Rella Warner during State Department postings in China and Japan.Learn more about the Warner Souvenir Collection
This exhibit offers an introduction to Karuta in Japan, the historical context for the game, and the ways Karuta has been used to encourage learning. Seven sets are now available digitally and include topics such as the 100 patriotic poems, war vocabulary, geography, military comics, and Asian development.