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Collection Overview

Creator:
Kantrowitz, Nathan
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Nathan Kantrowitz Tokyo War Crimes Trials Photographs
Repository:
Public Policy Papers
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/rf55z777q
Dates:
1946-1947
Size:
2 boxes
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-2
Language:
English

Abstract

140 b/w negatives as well as prints of the International Military Tribunal of the Far East taken by Nathan Kantrowitz of the Army photography unit, 1946-1947. The April 2009 Accrual contains prints and negatives of the Lower East Side and Little Italy, Manhattan, 1947.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection contains 140 b/w negatives as well as prints of the International Military Tribunal of the Far East taken by Nathan Kantrowitz of the Army photography unit, 1946-1947. Also includes street scenes of buildings, workers, and children in Tokyo. The April 2009 Accrual contains 19 prints and 24 negatives of the Lower East Side and Little Italy, Manhattan, 1947.

Collection Creator Biography:

Born in New York City in 1927, Nathan Kantrowitz was stationed in Occupied Japan with the Army's photography unit after WWII. During that time, he took photographs of the International Military Tribunal for the Far East. After his discharge, he earned a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago and conducted demographic and criminological research both in academia and in government. Kantrowitz retired from the New York City Planning Department in 1998.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Nathan Kantrowitz, 2009.

These materials were received at Princeton as two accessions in March 2009 [ML.2009.006] and April 2009 [ML.2009.007].

Archival Appraisal Information:

No material was separated during accessioning in 2009.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Regine Heberlein in April 14, 2009, and updated in November 20, 2009. Finding aid written by Regine Heberlein in July 29, 2010.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

Credit this material:

Nathan Kantrowitz Tokyo War Crimes Trials Photographs; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/rf55z777q
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345