US Passport issued in 1919 – Embassy in Tokyo

US Passport issued in 1919 – Embassy in Tokyo

US Passport 1919 Tokyo Roland S. (Sletor) Morris (March 11, 1874 – November 23, 1945) was a leader of the Democratic Party in Pennsylvania and was the ambassador to Japan from 1917-1921.  A Non-career appointee, State of Residence: Pennsylvania. Appointed:…

German life in Kobe & Shanghai 1934 -1940

German life in Kobe & Shanghai 1934 -1940

German life in Kobe & Shanghai 1934 -1940 I got two passports into my collection which, after some research, tell an exciting story of a German business owner and his sister, having a printing business in Kobe, Japan. The passports…

German Diplomat Franz Krapf Passport – Das Amt und die Vergangenheit

German Diplomat Franz Krapf Passport – Das Amt und die Vergangenheit

German Diplomat Franz Krapf Passport Meet Franz Krapf from Munich, Germany. His passport was issued in Sep 1936 at the German consulate in Yokohama, Japan and according to the entries in the document, he was “very tall” and “blond”. The…

Sugihara UNESCO Memory World Program – Update

Sugihara UNESCO Memory World Program – Update

Update 31.10.2017 Dear Tom, Thank you for your continued support and cooperation for our Sugihara UNESCO Memory of the World project. I regret to inform you that our nomination documents of ”The Sugihara List” on the UNESCO Memory of the…

Netherlands Minister To Japan – Chinese Passport 1929

Netherlands Minister To Japan – Chinese Passport 1929

Netherlands Minister Japan Chinese Passport A random search on a auction website was leading me to this Chinese passport from 1929. A great piece of travel document. “Chinese ambassador to Japan Mr Wang Wei, hereby issue this passport to Dutch…

Rare United States Passport 1954 – Territory Of Hawaii

Rare United States Passport 1954 – Territory Of Hawaii

Rare United States Passport 1954 – Territory Of Hawaii US passport issued in Honolulu, Hawaii 1954 when it only was TERRITORY of the USA and not a STATE. Hawaii was incorporated 5 years later in 1959. Condition is almost like…

Important Sugihara Passport Discovered

Important Sugihara Passport Discovered

Important Sugihara Passport Discovered Today I can report and display a document issued by one of the *”Righteous Among The Nations”. (*an honorific used by the State of Israel to describe non-Jews who risked their lives during the Holocaust to…