Takeo Kume, Edward P. Henderson, Kokichi Mikimoto, William F. Foshag

ID: 85-11397

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

In Japan from left to right are Takeo Kume, Edward P. Henderson (1898-1992), Kokichi Mikimoto, and William F. Foshag (1894-1956). In 1946 National Museum of Natural History mineral science curators Henderson and Foshag travelled to Japan to sort, count and appraise gemstones recovered by the United States Army. Henderson later traveled within Japan with Takeo Kume.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Kume, Takeo
  • Foshag, William F
  • Henderson, Edward Porter
  • Mikimoto, Kokichi

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

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

Place

Japan

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

85-11397

Physical description

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

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