Collection consists of 2,157 postcard scenes from Japan and its colonies, wartime China, and selected areas of the Japanese Empire.
Collection of 100 stereoviews documenting the Russo-Japanese War.
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.
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.
The Pacific War Collection contains 415 postcards sent from Japanese civilians to surrendered Japanese soldiers in the Philippine Islands, Sumatra, and the South Seas.
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.
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.
The photographs mainly depict Japanese military life but also include ceremonies, celebrations, and amusements.
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."
53 postcards include scenes of Chinese Treaty ports, Japanese fighter planes, and other Chinese themes.
Scrapbooks document Trout's experiences as an Army medical supply officer posted at various station hospitals in Japan from November 1945 to June 1946.
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.
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.
A collection of 567 color slides from the personal collection of US State Department official Gerald Warner and his wife, Rella Warner.
3,900 photographic negatives document the Warner's travels in the Dutch East Indies, Manchuria, and Taiwan.
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.