Hiroshima: National Peace Memorial Hall, photographic registry of victims

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Title

Hiroshima: National Peace Memorial Hall, photographic registry of victims

Subject

Atomic bomb--Hiroshima; Atomic bomb victims

Description

Approximately 240,000 names of victims who were exposed to the atomic bomb in Hiroshima are written in the Hiroshima Register of Deceased Atomic Bomb Victims. It is stored in the Cenotaph for the A-bomb Victims (Memorial Monument for Hiroshima, City of Peace). -- A room in the National Peace Memorial Hall houses a searchable registry of the names and, when available, photographs of the victims. The photographs of the victims are displayed serially on this wall panel monitor. The photos include persons of all ages and stations in life; the bomb destroyed lives indiscriminately.
Collection Librarian: Amy Bryant. Please send comments or content corrections to Michael Thiedeman, Professor of Art, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 47374 USA. email address: thiedmi@earlham.edu

Contributor

Thiedeman, Michael
Earlham College

Rights

Material may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only, in accordance with Fair Use policies. Acknowledgement to be given to the IDEAS Project, Earlham College, and the Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims.

Format

Image/jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

ecasia000850
ecasia_a_000850

Coverage

Japan
Japan - Showa 1926 - 1989
8/6/1945
Chugoku (region), Hiroshima (prefecture), Hiroshima (inhabited place)
7004499

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

1200 w x 528 h, 150ppi

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/6e3063545250b8a0ba34512be1133a53.jpg

Citation

“Hiroshima: National Peace Memorial Hall, photographic registry of victims,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4216.