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Series 2, Scrapbooks, 1945 November - 1946 October

 Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

This series contains three scrapbooks: US Reparations Mission to the Far East and Europe, US Reparations Mission to Japan and the unlabeled scrapbook US Reparations Mission Asia. The scrapbooks contains photographs taken from late 1945 to mid-1946 during trips by staff members of the US Reparations Mission. The scrapbooks contain pictures of Japan, China, Korea, Manchuria, Germany, Britain, France, the Philippines, Egypt, and Guam.

The US Reparations Mission to the Far East and Europe scrapbook contains pictures taken during trips by the staff of the US Reparations Mission to Japan, China, the Philippines, and Guam. The scrapbook includes a roster of the staff of the US Reparations Mission. There are also two letters from Edwin W. Pauley, the US Representative on the Allied Reparations Commission, to Hurndall and a certificate of commendation for Hurndall.

Items of note in the US Reparations Mission to the Far East and Europe scrapbook include pictures of the war crimes trials in Tokyo and Nuremberg following the Second World War. There are also pictures from a "Jewish Displaced Persons" camp in Furth, Germany and pictures showing the damage in Germany following World War II.

Items of note in the US Reparations Mission to Japan scrapbook include pictures showing the destruction in Manila following the Second World War, pictures of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, and "street scenes" in Tokyo.

Pictures in the unlabeled scrapbook US Reparations Mission Asia include images that document the Soviet removal of equipment from industrial plants in Manchuria.

Scans of the original scrapbooks and accompanying captions are digitized (see Instance for folder location).

Dates

  • 1945 November - 1946 October

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

.62 Linear Feet (10 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States