Japanese Group

ID: 85-11396

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1951

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

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Summary

National Museum of Natural History mineral sciences curator Edward P. Henderson (1898-1992) made several trips to postwar Japan to appraise gems confiscated during the war. This group includes Takeo Kume (fourth from left in rear line) and Kokichi Mikimoto in center (seated with crutches).

Subject

  • Kume, Takeo
  • 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

  • 1951
  • 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

85-11396

Physical description

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

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