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Japanese Pavilion (ddr-csujad-11-92)
img Japanese Pavilion (ddr-csujad-11-92)
The Japanese Pavilion, most likely from the 1939 World's Fair on Treasure Island in San Francisco. From page 36 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_36_002
Japanese Pavilion (ddr-csujad-11-16)
img Japanese Pavilion (ddr-csujad-11-16)
A photo of the Japanese Pavilion. From page 9 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_09_001
Washington State Capitol (ddr-densho-383-179)
img Washington State Capitol (ddr-densho-383-179)
Written on album page below photograph: "State Capitol Olympia".
Letter from Nippon Architects Association to Agnes Rockrise (ddr-densho-335-63)
doc Letter from Nippon Architects Association to Agnes Rockrise (ddr-densho-335-63)
A condolence letter from the President of the Nippon Architects Association.
House (ddr-densho-335-125)
img House (ddr-densho-335-125)
The back of the photograph is a stamp that reads "Iwahiko Tsumanuma Architect 366 Fifth Avenue New York".
Rockrise & Thompson letterhead (ddr-densho-335-113)
doc Rockrise & Thompson letterhead (ddr-densho-335-113)
The letterhead of the architecture firm of Rockrise & Thompson. The letterhead includes both Thomas Rockrise's English and Japanese names (Iwahiko Tsumanuma).
Section of Rotunda of State Capitol (ddr-densho-335-20)
doc Section of Rotunda of State Capitol (ddr-densho-335-20)
A cross section look at a plan for a rotunda of a state capitol. Most likely designed as part of a university thesis by Thomas Rockrise.
Membership card (ddr-densho-335-119)
doc Membership card (ddr-densho-335-119)
Thomas Rockrise's membership card for The American Institute of Architects from 1933.
Letter from Agnes Rockrise to M. Kunasaki (ddr-densho-335-15)
doc Letter from Agnes Rockrise to M. Kunasaki (ddr-densho-335-15)
Agnes Rockrise (signed Agnes Tsumanuma) writes to M. Kunasaki or the Nippon Architects' Association in Tokyo, Japan to thank him for sending her a copies of the "Nippon Architect" which features Thomas Rockrise's work.
Magazine clipping (ddr-densho-335-110)
doc Magazine clipping (ddr-densho-335-110)
The clipping of a magazine article covering The Nirvana Studio in New York City. It is designed after Thomas Rockrise's designs.
House in Tokyo (ddr-densho-335-118)
img House in Tokyo (ddr-densho-335-118)
The caption written on the back of the photograph reads "The Waoyenaka house -- built in Tokyo -- Designed by T. S. Rockrise 1916 --".
Small Protestant church (ddr-densho-335-23)
doc Small Protestant church (ddr-densho-335-23)
A design and floor plan of a small Protestant church most likely created for a thesis project at Syracuse University by Thomas Rockrise.
Draft of Brief Account of the Life of Iwahiko Tsumanuma (ddr-densho-335-17)
doc Draft of Brief Account of the Life of Iwahiko Tsumanuma (ddr-densho-335-17)
Agnus Rockrise sends a rough draft of the life of her husband, Thomas Rockrise (Iwahiko Tsumanuma), to Dr. Tatsuzo Sare. This rough draft is used to created a printed version later in Japanese with photographs of Thomas Rockrise's work in Japan in 1920 and 1921.
An Apartment Hotel (ddr-densho-335-413)
img An Apartment Hotel (ddr-densho-335-413)
A mock up of a hotel for Shoji Maueda Esq created by Rockrise & Shiota Architects.
Business card (ddr-densho-335-115)
doc Business card (ddr-densho-335-115)
John A. Thompson and Thomas Rockrise were partners at their architecture firm, Rockrise and Thompson.
A Parliament House for Japan (ddr-densho-335-18)
doc A Parliament House for Japan (ddr-densho-335-18)
A plan created by Thomas S. Rockrise for a parliament house for Japan. Most likely designed as part of a university thesis by Thomas Rockrise.
Business card (ddr-densho-335-114)
doc Business card (ddr-densho-335-114)
Thomas Rockrise's business card with the Trowbridge & Libingston architecture firm. Handwritten on the business card is Rockrise's Japanese name, Iwahiko Tsumanuma, and the address "550 Riverside avenue". On the back of the card is written the note "Easter Sunday April 4 1915".
New Jersey Architect License (ddr-densho-335-121)
doc New Jersey Architect License (ddr-densho-335-121)
Thomas Rockrise's license as a certified architect in the state of New Jersey for the years 1922-1923.
Letter from Takuo Endo to Agnes Rockrise (ddr-densho-335-14)
doc Letter from Takuo Endo to Agnes Rockrise (ddr-densho-335-14)
Takuo Endo writes to Agnes Rockrise of his memories of learning of George's birth and the Rockrise family photograph his grandmother kept. He then shares that he has a three year old daughter and that he currently works for the Tokyo Imperial University Hospital and teaches pediatrics.
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