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How to use materials in the Gordon W. Prange Collection

This guide shows you how to search and access the materials housed in the Gordon W. Prange Collection

User Account

All researchers using the Prange Collection materials must create Special Collections Account.

Special Collections Account 

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The Prange Collection contains approximately 10,000 news agency photographs that were submitted to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) by KyodoJiji, and Sun News Agencies in 1948 and 1949. Each photograph is accompanied by a description in Japanese.   

In addition to the news agency photographs, we have several gift collections that contain photographs.  

How to SEARCH and ACCESS Photographs


The following are basic inventories of the news agency photographs:


The photographs may be used in the Maryland Room on the 1st Floor of Hornbake Library North.  For instructions on how to request the news agency photographs, see this page.