The scrapbooks do not chronicle life at Rice University, but focus on World War II events. The author is unknown and his connection to Rice University is unclear.

The physical originals are available for research at the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library. Contact woodson@rice.edu.

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  • Japanese men on a ship during post-World War II occupation 

    (1948)
    The post-World War II occupation of Japan began on August 28, 1945 and ended on April 28, 1951. This image came from a Rice University World War II scrapbook. The scrapbooks do not chronicle life at Rice University, but ...
  • Unknown soldier in Japan during post-World War II occupation 

    (1948)
    The post-World War II occupation of Japan began on August 28, 1945 and ended on April 28, 1951. This image came from a Rice University World War II scrapbook. The scrapbooks do not chronicle life at Rice University, but ...
  • Unknown soldier with Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, France 

    (1944)
    It is unclear if this image was taken before or after D-Day. At this time, though, General Eisenhower was the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe. This image came from a Rice University World War II scrapbook. The scrapbooks ...