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Year: 10/21/1874

Philadelphia World's Fair of 1876

These materials are related to the Japanese exhibit at the World's Fair held in Philadelphia in 1876 (also known as...

Published 08/18/2021

Politics / Diplomacy

Year: 5/8/1874

First Report from the Consulate General of Japan in NY

This document is the first report from the Consulate General of Japan in New York, dated May 8, 1874. It was submit...

Source: National Archives of Japan

Published 03/15/2021

Science

Year: 1875-1945

Toyohiko Takami

Dr. Toyohiko Campbell Takami was a medical expert and the first Japanese to obtain a medical license in the U.S. Bo...

Source: Daily Sun New York

Published 03/15/2021

Business

Year: 1876

Japanese Businessmen Arrive on the Oceanic

In March 1876, six Japanese set off from Yokohama on the ship Oceanic. The men, who arrived in New York by way of S...

Source: MORIMURA BROS.,INC.

Published 08/19/2021

Science

Year: 1876-1928

Hideyo Noguchi

Dr. Hideyo Noguchi was a prominent Japanese bacteriologist who in 1911 discovered the microorganism Treponema palli...

Source: © Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Museum

Published 03/15/2021

Business

Year: 1880

History of Mitsubishi Corporation

Yataro Iwasaki is the founder of what is now known as Mitsubishi Corporation. In 1880 he established a trading com...

Source: Mitsubishi Corporation

Published 03/15/2021

Media

Year: 1886

Tokyo Nichi Nichi Shimbun announces the placement of New York Correspondents

A company announcement about the domestic and foreign communication network. It states that they will have special ...

Source: Mainichi Shimbun provided

Published 03/15/2021

Culture & Sports

Year: 1889-1953

Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Yasuo Kuniyoshi was influential in the American Modernist movement, painting vivid, dynamic images from his home ba...

Source: Dr. Carol Gluck of Columbia University

Published 03/15/2021

Science

Year: 1890-1958

Sabro Emy

Dr. Sabro Emy was an anesthesia expert. Born in Japan, he came to the U.S. in 1906 and received his medical degree ...

Source: The New York Times

Published 03/15/2021

Science

Year: 1892-1969

Sadao Otani

Dr. Sadao Otani was born in 1892 in Japan. He studied at Chiba University and took postgraduate courses in Germany....

Source: The American Journal of Cardiology and The New York Times

Published 03/15/2021

Business

Year: 1893

Morimura Brothers Store on Broadway, 1893

Morimura Brothers store, located at 541 Broadway, exported Japanese antiques and general goods for wholesale.

Source: © MORIMURA BROS.,INC.

Published 08/18/2021

Science

Year: 1897-1992

Kazue Togasaki

Dr. Kazue Togasaki was born in 1897 in San Francisco, California and was one of the first women of Japanese ancestr...

Source: Online Archive of California

Published 03/15/2021