Phi Alpha Kappa (University of Michigan) records: 1929-2008
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Army Intensive Japanese Language School (AIJLS) [series]

The Army Intensive Japanese Language School papers encompass three years of the operation of the AIJLS, and include educational materials, commencement programs and an "AIJLS Day" proclamation by the mayor of Ann Arbor in 1990. Educational materials include reports on "Amenities in the Japanese Armed Forces" and "Japanese Methods of Prisoner of War Interrogation". These papers date from 1944 to 1990.

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AIJLS Day Proclamation (and reunion material) 1990
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Commencement 1944
 
Research Reports (Allied Translator and Interpreter Section)
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Amenities in the Japanese Armed Forces (photocopy) 1946
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Glossary of Japanese Medical Terms 1944
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Japanese Methods of Prisoner of War Interrogation 1946
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List of Japanese Personal Names with Unusual Readings 1944
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Ryakuji -- Abbreviated Characters 1944
 
Correspondence [series]

Correspondence consists mainly of letters between Goodman and various AIJLS alumni regarding the organization of AIJLS class reunions from 1988 to 1993.

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1988-1990
 
"Nips in the Bud" [series]

"Nips in the Bud" contains materials relating to a musical put on by AIJLS students (Company A, 3651st Service Unit) in 1943. It includes performance programs and song lyrics, as well as a cassette tape recording of the musical's War Bond performance on Sept. 30, 1943.

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Programs and Recording 1943
 
Publicity [series]

The Publicity series contains various newspaper and magazine articles covering both the history of the AIJLS and the class reunion organized by Goodman. The series covers the period between 1988 and 1993.

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1988-1993
 
"Random Recollections of the Second Class, AIJLS" [series]

"Random Recollections of the Second Class, AIJLS", compiled by Donald M. Richardson, was written in 1988 and thoroughly documents his memories of his time in AIJLS.

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September 1988
 
Photographs [series]

The Photographs series contains photographs depicting life in the AIJLS on the University of Michigan campus, Goodman's experiences at Fort McClellan, and the American occupational forces in post-surrender Japan.

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AIJLS (2 folders)
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Fort McClellan, Alabama 1944
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Portrait, Miscellaneous, Ernie Pyle Theater
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NYK Building, Tokyo, GHQ, SCAP, officer's Club
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Tokyo, Candids, Train Station
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AIJLS Inspection 1943
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University of Michigan
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AIJLS Reunion 1990
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Rackham Hall Group Photograph 1943
 
Videotapes [series]

The Videotapes series consists of six videocassettes including footage recorded at the 1990 AIJLS class reunion and a 1994 documentary. produced by Japanese television station NHK title "Does This Streetcar Go to Hibiya?" Some of the tapes appear to be duplicates.

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Company A Classes of 1943-1945/U.S. Army Intelligence Part One
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Company A Classes of 1943-1945/U.S. Army Intelligence Part Two
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Tape #1, Reunion: 1990 Does This Streetcar Go to Hibiya? NHK 1994 1990-1994 (vhs, 50 minutes)
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Tape #2, Reunion: Is This Streetcar for Hibiya? NHK-E Channel 3 August 26, 1994 (vhs)
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Tape #3 GKG-Sunflower Cable-7 Aug 95 / 2) Reunion-Streetcar to Hibiya-8 Aug 95 / 3) Tokyo Rose--Biography (vhs)
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Tape #4 (unidentified, NHK promo?) (vhs)