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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.
Licensed Architect Card (ddr-densho-335-120)
doc Licensed Architect Card (ddr-densho-335-120)
A card that certifies that Thomas S. Rockrise is a licensed Architect in New York from September 1, 1933 through August 31, 1934.
Brief Account of the Life of Iwahiko Tsumanuma (ddr-densho-335-16)
doc Brief Account of the Life of Iwahiko Tsumanuma (ddr-densho-335-16)
A brief account of life of Thomas Rockrise (Iwahiko Tsumanuma) including his architectual work finished in Japan during his two trips there in 1920 and 1921. These projects include Kawasaki Hospital in Kobe; Colonial home for a business man, Mr. Uenaka, in Tokyo; Private Museum for Tokushichi Nomura, Esq., in Kyoto; Nanying office building, Nanking Road, …
Studies for arcaded window (ddr-densho-335-22)
doc Studies for arcaded window (ddr-densho-335-22)
Two different designs for arcaded window. Most likely designed as part of a university thesis by Thomas Rockrise.
Nanyang Building (ddr-densho-335-124)
img Nanyang Building (ddr-densho-335-124)
The caption on the back of the photograph reads "Mar. 10, 1921 Nanyang Bldg. - Tom's design". A stamp on the back reads "Att of Received Mar 14 1921 Ans'd".
Kawasaki Hospital (ddr-densho-335-123)
img Kawasaki Hospital (ddr-densho-335-123)
The caption on the back of the design reads "Kawasaki Hospital designed by Thos. S. Rockrise".
A Parliament House for Japan (ddr-densho-335-19)
doc A Parliament House for Japan (ddr-densho-335-19)
A front view of a plan for a parliament house for Japan. Most likely designed as part of a university thesis by Thomas Rockrise.
Rotunda of a State Capitol (ddr-densho-335-21)
doc Rotunda of a State Capitol (ddr-densho-335-21)
A top down view of a state capitol rotunda. Most likely designed as part of a university thesis by Thomas Rockrise.
A winter circus (ddr-densho-335-24)
doc A winter circus (ddr-densho-335-24)
An elevation and floor plan view of a winter circus most likely designed as part of a thesis project at Syracuse University by Thomas Rockrise.
Architecture office (ddr-densho-335-159)
img Architecture office (ddr-densho-335-159)
Caption on the back of the photograph reads "Philadendrian Jan. 1, 1950. One large space - divided in 3 parts - partition added -- drafting room -- reception room (between) Conference room".
Frank Lloyd Wright's Imperial Hotel in Tokyo (ddr-densho-299-199)
img Frank Lloyd Wright's Imperial Hotel in Tokyo (ddr-densho-299-199)
Caption: "Frank Lloyd Wright's famous earthquake proof Imperial Hotel, Tokyo. Only for colonels and / higher ranks."
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 7 (February 21, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-7)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 7 (February 21, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-7)
Selected article titles: "Hirabayashi Celebrates Victory" (pp. 1, 5), "Noted Architect Yamasaki Dies" (p. 1), "East Wind: The Canadian Nisei" (p. 4), and "From the Frying Pan: Overseas Japanese" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 4 (February 1, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-4)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 4 (February 1, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-4)
Selected article titles: "Library of Congress Favors 'Jpn'" (pp. 1-2), "Wash. State Laws on Licensing Target of Human Rights Group" (p. 1), "World's Largest Air Terminal Opens, Designed by Gyo Obata" (p. 3), and "Echoes: Still America's Heartland" (p. 6).
Schedules (ddr-densho-430-136)
doc Schedules (ddr-densho-430-136)
Specification for doors and windows to be used in the construction of the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple.
Notes on Betsuin building (ddr-densho-430-129)
doc Notes on Betsuin building (ddr-densho-430-129)
Handwritten notes regarding building specifications of the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple's (formerly the Seattle Buddhist Church) new building.
Notes (ddr-densho-430-135)
doc Notes (ddr-densho-430-135)
Mathematical notes for the structural engineering and architecture of the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple's building.
Blue print (ddr-densho-430-118)
doc Blue print (ddr-densho-430-118)
Blueprint for the Projection booth at the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple building. Written on the back is "Mr. Travis Ke9400" in red pencil.
Room list (ddr-densho-430-132)
doc Room list (ddr-densho-430-132)
List of room types for the new Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple
Sketch of Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple street & floor plan (ddr-densho-430-155)
doc Sketch of Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple street & floor plan (ddr-densho-430-155)
Sketch of the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple's street view, and floor plans for second floor and basement levels.
Plumbing fixtures (ddr-densho-430-137)
doc Plumbing fixtures (ddr-densho-430-137)
Booklet of plumbing fixtures selected for the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple.
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