Lantern Slides of the Nippon Rikkokai

力行会 海外日本人移民関係幻燈資料

The collection features 179 black/white and hand-colored images of the lantern slides, which were created and provided by the Nippon Rikkokai Foundation 日本力行会. The Nippon Rikkokai was founded by the late paster Hyodayu Shimanuki 島貫兵太夫 in 1897 to assist Japanese people who immigrated to other counties. The main images of the lantern slides at this site are lives of those immigrants to Americas, mainly to Brazil, in late 19th and early 20th century. The UHM Library has been given permission to share the images through the Library's Image site.

Related Link
National Diet Library the 100 years of Japanese Brazilian Immigrants History (in Japanese & Portuguese) 国立国会図書館 ブラジル移民100年

No permission is needed if images will be used for non-commercial educational purposes, such as class lectures, students' presentations, and academic conference presentations. Please credit the images with the sentence: "From the Lantern Slides of the Nippon Rikkokai, courtesy of the Nippon Rikkokai."

However if the images will be used in books, newspapers, documentaries, films, and other forms of media and print, the users must write to the Nippon Rikkokai to request permission. In the request, please explain the topic, image reference number, and the type of media/print.


画像利用に関するコンタクト (Contact for request permission)
財団法人 日本力行会
総務部 田中直樹
〒176-0004 東京都練馬区小竹町2-43-12(TEL)03-3972-1151 (FAX)03-3972-1264

サイトに関するコンタクト(Contact regarding the site)
Mitsutaka Nakamura, Japan Studies Librarian
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2550 McCarthy Mall, Honolulu, HI 96822 USA

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