William F. Foshag and Takeo Kume

ID: 85-7033

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1946

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9529, Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interviews

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Summary

William F. Foshag (r) (1894-1956) and Takeo Kume in Japan are standing in front of what appears to be living quarters with clothes hung to dry on lines. In 1946 National Museum of Natural History mineral science curators Foshag and Edward P. Henderson travelled to Japan to sort, count and appraise gemstones recovered by the United States Army.

Subject

  • Foshag, William F
  • Kume, Takeo

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Photograph included in the transcript of the Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interview by Pamela M. Henson, August 29, 1984, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9529, Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interviews

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1946
  • Allied occupation, 1945-1952

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Mineralogy
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Field Work
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Mineralogists
  • History
  • Appraisers
  • Museum curators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

Japan

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

85-7033

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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