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Oral History

Year: 1918-2014

Yeiichi "Kelly" Kuwayama

Born and raised in New York City, Yeiichi "Kelly" Kuwayama was a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Busin...

Source: JAANY

Published 03/29/2021

Politics / Diplomacy

Year: 1918

Prince Higashifushimi Yorihito Visits

Assistant Secretary of State Breckinridge Long welcomed Prince Higashifushimi Yorihito, Vice Admiral in the Imperia...

Source: Library of Congress (Prints & Photographs Division

Published 03/15/2021

Oral History

Year: 1921-2013

Seiichi Shimomura

Seiichi Shimomura was born in Seattle, Washington, where his father was a practicing dentist. However, he was raise...

Source: JAANY

Published 03/29/2021

Science

Year: 1922-2007

Tetsuzo Akutsu

Dr. Tetsuzo Akutsu was an expert on artificial heart development. In 1950 he joined the pioneering team working on...

Source: Michael Schwartz Library, Cleveland State University

Published 03/15/2021

Culture & Sports

Year: 1923

Article about Yankees Victory

An article by a correspondent looking back on the Yankees victory in the US Major League Baseball World Series. Bab...

Source: Mainichi Shimbun provided

Published 03/15/2021

Culture & Sports

Year: 1923-2019

Wataru Misaka

The first non-white NBA player from the University of Utah. A Japanese-American player who played an active part th...

Source: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Published 03/15/2021

Science

Year: 1925-2018, 1926-2019

Kimishige & Teruko Ishizaka

Kimishige Ishizaka was a Japanese immunologist who, with his wife Teruko Ishizaka, discovered the antibody class Im...

Published 03/15/2021

Media

Year: 7/1/1928

Partnership with The New York Times an Asahi Shimbun

The article states that the New York correspondents of Asahi Shimbun are able to “partake in the communicating and ...

Source: David Dunlap (former New York Times reporter); The Asahi Shimbun Company

Published 03/20/2021

Oral History

Year: 1929-

Robert Keiji Emy

Robert Keiji Emy was born in Oregon at the beginning of the Great Depression, but when he was an infant his family ...

Source: JAANY

Published 03/29/2021

Media

Year: 1929

Folding screen presented by the owner of Asahi Shimbun

A folding screen, a gift from the owner of Asahi Shimbun to the owner of The New York Times, a partner company. Pre...

Source: Mr. David Dunlap (former New York Times reporter)

Published 03/16/2021

Culture & Sports

Year: 1929-

The History of the Pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi

1 At Jazz Club (1960s) 2 In front of Jazz Club isomewhere 3 L.A. Big Band 4 With Louis Armstrong 5 With Bud Powell ...

Source: Toshiko Akiyoshi

Published 03/15/2021

Media

Year: 1931

The First Airmail Sent from Japan Across the Pacific Ocean

A letter from the Asahi Shimbun owner to the New York Times owner. Arrived in the US mainland with an adventurer wh...

Source: Mr. David Dunlap (former New York Times reporter)

Published 03/15/2021