09 Aug '18, 12pm

Mother, daughter donate never-before-seen photos of Hiroshima after atomic bombing

Mother, daughter donate never-before-seen photos of Hiroshima after atomic bombing

TOKYO — A mother and daughter from Hawaii have given the Hiroshima Peace Museum some never-before-seen photographs taken soon after the city was destroyed by the world’s first atomic-bomb attack. Gayle Yoshikawa emailed the museum last year asking if it would be interested in 36 images found many years ago above a ceiling at a Honolulu school, said Rie Nakanishi, the museum’s point of contact for queries from overseas. Yoshikawa said she believed the photos originally belonged to Edith Townes, a science teacher thought to have been involved with the Manhattan Project — a research-and-development undertaking that produced the first nuclear weapons. But how Townes got the images and why they ended up hidden in the ceiling are still a mystery, Nakanishi said. Yoshikawa’s mother, Umeyo, was eventually given the photographs. Originally from Hiroshima prefecture, she was evacuat...

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