UA/JLS. Japanese and Japanese American Community History
Found in 162 Collections and/or Records:
The Amache: Patriotism and Prejudice Research Project may have been conducted by University of Colorado Boulder graduate student Dean Schwartz, as part of his honors thesis project in the Department of History. It included interviews with Japanese and Japanese-American individuals who may have been detained at the Granada Relocation Center in southeast Colorado during the period of Japanese internment in the 1940s.
The Annette Green Rosling Collection contains the papers of Annette Green Rosling, who researched and an honors thesis from 1995-1997 on the US Navy Japanese/Oriental Language School.
Anthony Chambers is a professor of Japanese in the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University. Chambers, while earning his PhD. studied under USN JLS graduate, and internationally noted Japanologist and translator Edward Seidensticker. The Anthony Chambers Collection contains documents relating Seidensticker, including correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, and an audio recorded lecture.
A US Navy Japanese/Oriental Language School graduate, Professor Arnold Schrier’s collection home addresses of students and instructors of the Oriental Language School between 1945-1946. His collection also includes three issues of “The Flat Irony,” “The School of Song” both published in Japan, a program guide to the Spring graduation of US Navy Japanese/Oriental Language School students in 1946 and “Guide to Japan” printed in 1945.
A letter from 1945, one photograph, personal items.
The Baldwin Eckel Collection contains the papers of Baldwin Eckel, who graduated from the US Army Japanese Language School, which was located at the University of Michigan from 1942-1946. The collection contains materials related to his WWII service.
The Benjamin S. Galland collection consists of drafts of newsletters written by University of Colorado law professor Galland for his friends and former students during WWII (1942-1945). Also included is return correspondence from these individuals (1942-1945), two newspaper clippings, a signed “Welcome Home Book” (1945), and a Unit history/year book of the 2766th Engineer Base Photomapping Company. Professor Galland taught at the University of Colorado from 1931 through the early 1950s.
The Carl N. Jones Collection contains the papers of Carl N. Jones, who graduated from the US Navy Japanese Language School, which was located at the University of Colorado in Boulder from 1942-1946. The collection contains materials related to his WWII service. Unprocessed.
This small collection consists of five card files on topics taken from area newspapers during 1941-42. It is surmised that this is part of the collection of History Professor Percy Fritz. He had worked with Professor Hellems in collecting data for WWI and actively collected data on WWII, but only 1941-42 was catalogued. Except for the entries listed here, the remainder of his files on WWII are in uncatalogued state.
The Dan S. Williams graduated from the US Navy Japanese/Oriental Language School, which was located at the University of Colorado at Boulder from 1942 to 1946. After graduation, Williams went on to serve as a combat interpreter in the 4th Marine Division as a 2nd Lieutenant. It consists of photocopied photographs, cassette tapes, and extensive photographs of his time while stationed in Hawaii, Iwo Jima, and Saipan.
Daniel D. Karasik was a graduate of the US Navy Japanese Language School, located at the University of Colorado in Boulder from 1942-1946. During the War Karasik served at Pearl Harbor, Pelilieu, Okinawa and Japan. After the war he studied at Tokyo University and traveled throughout Japan and East Asia. The Daniel D. Karasik Collection consists of Karasik’s World War II and early post-war documents, correspondence, photographs, and publications.
Sakae Daniel Date (1914-2011) was born in Alameda, California. He attended the University of California Berkeley and received degrees in architecture. From 1942 until 1944 Date was a sensei in the US Navy’s Japanese and Oriental Language School (USN JLS/OLS). After teaching Japanese for three years, Date became an architect for the State of California. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, rosters, pamphlets, and publications.
David F. Anthony was a professor of Asian studies and Japanese Language a Randolph College in Virginia. Anthony was a graduate of the US Navy Japanese Language School at Harvard University. In 1942 the JLS was moved to the, University of Colorado in Boulder until 1946. The collection contains materials related to his WWII service including, correspondence, clippings, and photographs.
Dean Hamilton Towner Collection contains personal correspondence and naval documents of Lt. Dean H. Towner, JLS graduate of 1944. Materials deal with service in the Pacific Theater during WWII (1945-1946) and a return to Japan in 1960 as a teacher of English in a parochial school for a period of six months.
Donald Keene is a scholar of Japanese literature. He was the Shincho Professor Emeritus of Japanese literature at Columbia University. Keene was a graduate of the US Navy Japanese Language School, which was located at the University of Colorado Boulder campus from 1942-1946. This collection includes correspondence, naval documents, photographs and newspaper clippings.
Donald Willis was a graduate of the US Navy Japanese Language School, who served as an interpreter on the front lines of the Pacific Theater of World War II. The collection contains his personal documents, videos, books and a reference guide of Japanese names, which Willis wrote.
The Dorothy Takechi papers containes a copy of Takechi's dissertation, written in 1945.
Edward G. Seidensticker graduated in 1943 from the U. S. Navy Japanese/Oriental Language School at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He served with the Marines during World War II as a Japanese language interpreter. Seidensticker’s language skills led to a life-long career as a writer and a translator of more than 100 Japanese literary titles. His papers include his numerous and extensive diaries, as well as manuscripts and typescripts of his books, articles and lectures.
The Edwin Dunmore Collection contains the papers of Edwin Dunmore, who graduated from the US Navy Japanese Language School, which was located at the University of Colorado in Boulder from 1942-1946. The collection contains materials related to his WWII service.