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Nagasaki reparations program photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0967

Content Description

This photograph album titled "賠償機械撤去作業寫真帳" from the Ōmura Mechanical Branch Office (大村管械支所) contains 101 photographs, eleven of which are loose, documenting the activities of the Japanese reparation program in Ōmura and Kawatana in Nagasaki prefecture after World War II, in which industrial equipment was transferred from Japan to several nations as reparations for war damages. The photographs show the warehousing and transportation via truck, rail, and ship of large containers of reparations material destined for China, the Dutch East Indies, the Philippines, and the Malayan Union, as workers move large pieces of equipment and structural components.


  • Creation: circa 1947


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.


0.14 Cubic Feet (One volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from McBride Rare Books in November 2021.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in October 2023 by Jenelle Clark and Hanjie Guo.

Guide to the Nagasaki reparations program photograph album
Jenelle Clark and Hanjie Guo
October 2023
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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