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George P. Demeroukas (1930-2012) was a technical illustrator and US Army veteran based in Chicago, Illinois. While stationed with the Japan Signal Battalion of the US Army in Japan from February 1955 to March 1956, Demeroukas photographed sites throughout Japan and collected numerous printed materials. This collection consists of items Demeroukas created and collected while in Japan and covers the years 1950 to 1956. Materials include a photograph album of military patches and...
John R. Harold, labor lawyer and Labor Relations Officer for the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers (SCAP) during the Occupation of Japan, was born on January 1, 1914. Raised in Yonkers, New York, he was one of nine children. He received an L.L.B. degree (Bachelor of Laws) from Manhattan College in 1934 and a J.D. from Fordham Law School in 1937. Throughout his 40-year legal career, he was committed to defending a worker’s right to protection by democratic labor practices.In...
Mead Smith Karras served as an Economist for the Labor Division of the Allied Occupation Forces in Japan from 1946 to 1949. She wrote a monthly report on labor developments and worked with Japanese officials on the development of sound labor statistics. She also worked with U.S. and Japanese officials to develop and implement Occupation policies on problems affecting women and children in the workforce, such as the organization of a Women’s and Minor’s Bureau, participation of women in...
- Library: Special Collections and University Archives
- Language: Japanese
Greek, Modern (1453-)