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Sugihara UNESCO Project

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Yaotsu, Gifu prefecture, Japan – Sugihara’s birthplace, where also the Chiune Sugihara Memorial Hall is located As you may know, UNESCO’s Memory of the World Program is a United Nations initiative to safeguard the documentary heritage of humanity. Our hope…

The Passport Photo And It’s History

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2015 was actually the 100th anniversary of the passport photo but it was unfortunately not much communicated or even celebrated. Only the British newspaper “The Sunday Post” published a brief article in March 2015. The history of Man’s most travelled…

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RUSHEN HERITAGE TRUST (RUSHEN, ISLE OF MAN) Support on WW2 Women’s Internment in the Isle of Man in Port Erin and Port St Mary YAOTSU TOWN HALL OFFICE (YAOTSU, JAPAN) Support of the UNESCO Memory of the World Project for…

Ballet Dancer Anna Pavlova Passport

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THE FIRST BALLERINA TO TOUR THE WORLD Pavlova left the Imperial Ballet in 1913 to form her own company, with which she toured continuously from 1914 onwards. The many stamps in this passport reflect her impact as an ambassador for…