Center for Korean Studies Digital Archive

CKS Digital Archive

Digitized selections from the collections of the University of Hawaii Center for Korean Studies

Browse Items (13 total)

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Five men stand in front of a Korean shop named Washington

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Front view of a U.S. Army Military Government in Korea building

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A woman leans against a car parked in front of a building at the port of Inch'ŏn

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Copied from an original photograph in the album of the author's father, Dana Winston Leeke. Sorted as "Old Korea."

This photo is identified as "Temple at Mitsuyo South Korea" by the author and shows a Japanese Shinto shrine. Mitsuyo may be the…

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This postcard identifies this building as "Che Dan Shrine Rear Chosun Hotel, Seoul, Korea."

However, the building pictured on the postcard is Hwanggung'u in Won'gudan, located at the rear of the Chosun Hotel in Seoul.

Won'gudan was built in…

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This photo, identified as "French Cathedral" by the co-author, shows Myongdong Cathedral in Seoul. This building was built by French missionaries in 1898. The original name of this cathedral was "Chonghyon Cathedral," but it was changed to "Myongdong…

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This undated postcard shows the building of the current Bank of Korea. Dimensions: 8.8 x 12.3 cm.

A part of Ada Leeke's private collection. This photographic copy has faded into sepia color.

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This undated postcard shows the Seoul City Hall building. This building is still used as the City Hall of Seoul. Dimensions: 8.8 x 12.3 cm.

A part of Ada Leeke's private collection. This photographic copy has faded into sepia color.

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This photo was is identified by the co-author as "Duk Soo Palace." The White building in the photo is Sokjojon East Wing Building in Duk Soo Palace. This building was designed by English Harding in 1900 but built by the Japanese company Okura…

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A part of Ada Leeke's private collection. This photo has faded into sepia color.

Japan built Shinto shrines in its colonies such as Taiwan and Korea. In Korea, the Japanese colonial administration began to build such shrines in 1912. In 1920, the…
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