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Cultural Japan Launched in August 2020, a discovery site for over 1 million Japanese items
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JapanKnowledge: 「太陽」(1895-1928), 「風俗画報」(1889-1916), 「文藝春秋」 (1923-50),「東洋経済新報／週刊東洋経済」(1895-2015), The Oriental Economist (1934-1985)
官報 Government's official daily Kanpo (1883-1952), as well as the English edition (1945-1952), have been fully digitized by the National Diet Library. 明治16（1883）年7月2日の官報創刊日から昭和27（1952）年4月30日までの官報、および昭和21（1946）年4月4日から昭和 27（1952）年4月28日の期間のみ刊行されていたOFFICIAL GAZETTE; ENGLISH EDITION（英文官報）.
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East Asia Image Collections photographs, negatives, postcards, and slides of imperial Japan (1868-1945), its Asian empire (1895-1945) and occupied Japan (1947-52). Images of Taiwan 台湾, Japan 日本, China 中国, Korea 朝鮮, Manchuria 満州国, and Indonesia are included. Created and maintained by Lafayette College Libraries.
Asahi shinbun Historical Photo Archives 10,000 photos taken between 1930-1945 by Asahi journalists dispatched to Asia. ID
Manchukuo related postcards of Harvard-Yenching Library Some 2400 cards are digitized in 2018
Occupation period (1945-51)
日本占領関係資料 over 30,000 digitized items drawn from the US National Archives, made available by the NDL.
The Gordon W. Prange Collection University of Maryland The contents of the Prange Collection once constituted the files of the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD), an operating unit of the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers (SCAP) Press, Pictorial and Broadcast Division. Between 1945 and 1949, the CCD was responsible for reviewing all Japanese publications to identify violations of the Code for the Japanese Press. How to use materials in the Gordon W. Prange Collection Yenching library holds a complete set of magazines and newspapers from the Prange collection in microform.
Prange Digital Children's Book Collection Some 1600 picture books (ehon) and 2000 comics (manga) are digitized.
プランゲ文庫資料の検索 Compiled by the NDL.
Gordon W. Prange Collection magazines 13,783 magazines published in Japan during 1945-1949, in microfiche (in 62,977 sheets)
Gordon W. Prange Collection of newspapers and newsletters 18,047 newspapers and newsletters in microfilm (in 3,826 rolls)
Japanese Censorship Collection held by Library of Congress, over 1000 items are digitized and viewable.