From Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki

On August 6, 1945, the United States of America dropped anĀ atomic bomb on the Japanese city, Hiroshima. A few days later on August 9th, another bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. It has been estimated that the total casualties from both bombs was underĀ 230,000 individuals.   Japan was fighting for control over land in the Pacific […]

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Atkins finding aid available for Subject Print Subseries

The first subseries of the revised Oliver F. Atkins photograph collection is now available. The subjects cover life in Washington, D.C. (particularly John F. Kennedy and family in the late 1950s and early 1960s), American social and political issues, countries in Africa, the Korean War, and even our very own George Mason University. We hope […]

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