Tag Archives: archives

Resource: Denshō

How do we preserve peoples’ experiences and stories while placing them in historical context? How can these narratives help us to promote equity and justice? These are some of the driving questions behind Densho, a nonprofit organization begun in 1996 … Continue reading

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Resource: Historical Sound Recordings from the National Diet Library

As the digitization of resources grows, it’s important remember that not everything is visual! At the end of 2019 Japan’s National Diet Library announced that it had added 1,000 new recordings to its already substantial database of historical sound recordings. … Continue reading

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Resource: The Meiji at 150 Project

Today we introduce a wonderful, multifaceted and multi-year project spearheaded by the University of British Columbia that has been bringing great content to the Japanese Studies community in a number of forms: The Meiji at 150 Project. In honor of … Continue reading

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Resource: The Gail Project: An Okinawan-American Dialogue

Today’s online resource is The Gail Project: An Okinawan-American Dialogue, a collaborative public history project and exhibition that addresses the fascinating history of Okinawan-American relations in the years following World War II. Based out of the University of California, Santa … Continue reading

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Research Opportunity: NHK Archives

Location: NHK Archives, Tokyo or Osaka Application Deadline: 30 June (4pm Japan Time) (Description below paraphrased/summarized by Travis, from NHK Japanese-language website. I apologize for any mis-translations or mis-representations. Please consult the NHK page for official description and terms) Program … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian Collections Project Archivist, Stanford University

Institution: Stanford University Location: Stanford, CA Posted: 03/18/2016 Type: Full Time Education: MLS or MA Job Number: 70369 Job: Library Primary Location: Hoover Institution Schedule: Full-time Description This position is double posted at the Librarian 1 or 2 level dependent … Continue reading

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Resource: Digital Image Collections on Japan’s Constitution

The University of Michigan Digital Library Production Service (DLPS) has two interesting digital image resources from their Alfred Hussey Collection that are open to the public for education and research. The first is the Alfred Hussey Collection: Japan’s Constitution Slides: … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asia Collections Project Archivist, Stanford University

Institution: Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University Location: Stanford, CA Posted: 03/08/2014 Type: Full Time Education: MLS or MA The Hoover Institution Archives is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic archivist with language skills in Chinese and/or Japanese to work on the arrangement … Continue reading

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Internship Opportunity: Digitization Project Intern, Densho

Institution: Densho Location: Seattle, WA Type: paid Period: March – August 2013 Hours: 20-30 hours/week Education: current students or graduates of library and information sciences or archival studies preferred Deadline: February 13, 2013 Densho is a Seattle-based non-profit organization started … Continue reading

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Resource: Hiroshima Archive

Following the footsteps of the Nagasaki Archive, the Hiroshima Archive has recently launched. If you’re someone with an interest in World War 2, want to learn more about the atrocities of the atomic bomb, and get first hand accounts of the atomic bomb, … Continue reading

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