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Academic Year 1967-1968, Unit 11: Other Island Dependencies and Trusteeships

Description: This booklet is the sixth unit of a training course developed for Air Reserve personnel about countries and territories in the Pacific. This unit discusses Guam, American Samoa, the Ryukyu Islands, Fiji, the Solomon Islands, and New Guinea. It includes background information, review questions, and a list of suggested readings for further study.
Date: January 1967
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Account of Nagasaki]

Description: Typewritten correspondence from an unknown sailor describing events in Nagasaki Harbor and city on September 11, 16, and 20th 1945. The document provides a first-hand account of damage from the atomic bomb from the sailor's viewpoint in Nagasaki harbor as well as naval operations during the period described and the affect on civilians in the area.
Date: 1945-09-11/1945-09-20
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

"Aloha" jacket

Description: Man's "Aloha" sports jacket of black cotton with collar and inserted front panels of hibiscus flower printed cotton. "Y-3" logo incorporated into hibiscus floral printed fabric. Single breasted with notched lapel. Long suit sleeves with hibiscus print fabric on top of right sleeve. Patch pockets at sides match fabric of corresponding front panel; vertical zippered pocket at seams of front panels. Center back vent is machine embroidered with Y-3 logo. Partially lined in black net.
Date: 2018
Creator: Yamamoto, Yohji
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

L'Ameriqve autrement le Novveav Monde et Indes Occidentales.

Description: Map shows known geography, political borders, settlements, and areas of Native American habitation in early seventeenth century North America, South America, and West Indies. "Californie Isle" [California] and "Terre de Iesso" [Japan] are depicted separate from, but near the western coast of North America. Relief shown pictorially. No scale noted.
Date: 1676
Creator: Duval, P. (Pierre), 1619-1682
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Anderson Scrapbook 1]

Description: Scrapbook featuring images from Lieutenant Richard A. Anderson's time in the Navy aboard the USS Skirmish during World War II, along with military correspondence and clippings. Included is a booklet entitled "Navy Day 1945: U.S.S. Skirmish" featuring photographs and a written history of the U.S.S. Skirmish's activities during WWII and a listing of personnel.
Date: [1942..1945]
Creator: Anderson, Richard Alan
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Anderson Scrapbook 2]

Description: Scrapbook of collected items including photographs, clippings, letters, and other documents from Lieutenant Richard A. Anderson's time in the Navy aboard the USS Skirmish.
Date: [1942..1945]
Creator: Anderson, Richard Alan
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Asymmetrical jacket

Description: Jacket of black wool twill. Three button single breasted fastening with tailored buttonholes; notched collar. Long sleeves which are wide at the elbow. Tails in back and asymmetrical front-left is cut shorter than right. Unlined. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Yohji Yamamoto; Fabrique Au Japon/Made in Japan; 100% Laine/100% Wool; Nettoyage A Sec Perchorethylene. Sechage Doux En Machine. Repasser Au Fer Doux.; Dryclean Perclorethylene. Tumble Warm. Warm Iron."
Date: 1984/1985
Creator: Yamamoto, Yohji
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Atami Hotel Postcard]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mrs. E.A. Wakeham from her daughter. The image on the postcard is of the Atami Hotel and "Atami Hotel, Atami Hot Springs" is printed on the front along with some Japanese characters. The correspondence on the back reads "Dearest Mother - We spent a wonderful three days at this hotel. We were able to get European style rooms for two nights. One night we stayed was in Japanese style - was [...] experience - sleeping on the floor and wearing no shoes in the room. Beautiful [s… more
Date: July 13, 1952
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Beaded dress

Description: Evening dress of turquoise blues and shades of pink silk chiffon with beaded bodice. Full-length dress has 3 pink chrysanthemum flowers, one wraps around left side bodice, one at center front hemline, and other at center back hemline of skirt. The pattern of the petals continues beyond the flowers in shades of turquoise blue. Round neckline and hemlines are cut along the petal shapes. Bodice is accented with bugle beads in self-colors throughout. Bracelet length sleeves with covered snap closur… more
Date: 1980
Creator: Mori, Hanae
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beaded evening dress

Description: Dress of color blocked blue, pink, and orange silk chiffon gently patterned from the bust to hem with multicolored butterflies, exotic flowers, and blue and green blades of grass. The full-length dress is embellished with horizontal stripes of bugle beads that are spaced farther apart as they reach the bottom of the dress; butterflies, flowers, and grass blades are embellished with seed and bugle beads. Band collar; straight, unstructured silhouette. Top of dress is blue, middle is pink, and bo… more
Date: 1980/1989
Creator: Mori, Hanae
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beaded graphic dress

Description: Dress of bright green silk chiffon printed with multicolor shapes and with all-over scattered sequins and beading. The printed design includes circles, flowers, and fluid lines and triangles in shades of pink, yellow, blue, orange, and violet. The sequins are clear, and are secured with tiny colored beads, the colors of which match the color of the dress over which they are sewn. The full-length A-line sheath has a high,round neckline and U-shaped back with beaded band trim at neckline. The lon… more
Date: 1973
Creator: Mori, Hanae
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bias-cut dress

Description: Trapeze dress of natural colored lightweight wool. Bracelet length sleeves; asymmetric collar with closure of four brown buttons at left and barred buttonholes. Street length. Constructed with diagonal bias cut lower panel from left armseye to right side seam. Right side inset seam pocket. Unlined. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Plantation"
Date: 1980/1989
Creator: Miyake, Issey
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Black Car]

Description: Photograph of a black car, likely on a military base in Japan. The note on the back of the photo reads, "The color of the car is what the Japanese love. The Emperor drives a big black Chrystler, so everyone must have a black one."
Date: 195X
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Buddha

Description: Photograph of Mildred Zichner standing in front of a Buddha statue in Kamakura, Japan.
Date: 1963
Creator: Zichner, Mildred Schaeffer
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Cape

Description: Cape made from an antique Japanese obi brocade of red, gold, orange, browns, etc. on a cream ground. Embroidery is of cranes, mums, and other flowers. The cape is mid-length, with one button and loop at neck and with "tie" of same material as an extension of standing collar. Center front opening. Box pleats at sides. Sleeveless, with flap-covered slits at center front sides for arms. Lined in ecru silk with inside slit pocket at left. Label: "Kobayashi / Made in Tokyo Japan"
Date: 1970/1979
Creator: Kobayashi
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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