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Okinawan Studies: Other Useful Resources

This guide to introduce you to resources on Okinawa and Ryukyu.

Images

  • Images of Okinawa After WWII  (ENG version)
    This image database is developed by UHM Library Okinawa Collection and the Images of Okinawa collection is composed of 195 color slides donated in July 2010 by Ms. Madeleine K. Van Epps, plus 53 black & white photos taken by the United States Civil Administration of the Ryukyu Islands (USCAR). 

             Images of Okinawa after World War II

             Image of Okinawa

Okinawa 1935

  • Mirai ni nokosu sensō no kioku. Okinawa-sen to sonogo / 未来に残す戦争の記憶: 沖縄戦と、その後  (JP only) -- Yahoo! Japan's special site to remember WWII. This site includes the videos that explains the Battle of Okinawa.

Yahoo! Japan's War Archives

NHK Archives' Okinawa-sen Chronicle

  • Naha City History of Museum Photograph Index / 那覇市歴史博物館写真史料検索  (JPN version)
  • Zu's Okinawa's old photographs / ず's 沖縄の昔の写真 (JPN version) >>>Creator of this site has not been verified<<<  Has a list of links to Flickr and YouTube (videos) of the pre-reversion era of Okinawa 
  • Okinawa Archives Laboratory's Collection of Okinawa 8mm Home Movies (JPN version) >>>The site is maintained by a company called Cinema Okinawa (シネマ沖縄), whose project--the site claims--is supported by Okinawa Prefecture and Okinawa Arts Council (沖縄文化振興会).<<<
  • Ernest Gordon Bradford - Blackie the Photographer - Okinawa Photography (EN) >>>The site is part of the site named Remembering Okinawa, owned by a person named Donn Cuson. The users of this site should be aware that the most of the materials on this site are still protected under the US copyright law at least till in the year 2020. 

Okinawa Studies Librarian

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Sachiko Iwabuchi 岩渕祥子
Contact:
Asia Collection Department
University of Hawaii at Manoa Library
Room 402
sachiko.iwabuchi [at] hawaii.edu
(808) 956-2311
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Subjects:Okinawa

Festival

             Okinawa-sen database

Statistics

             Okinawa Prefecture Statistics Website