Judyth Lessee (Horner Fellow) Report

(4th-24th November, 2002)

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at The Japan Library Association


with Mrs. Sugihara and her son

Visiting Places The Japan Library Association, Tokyo Metropolitan Central Library, National Diet Library, International Library of Children's Literature, Tokyo Holocaust Education Resource Center, keio Senior High School Library, Yokohama Futaba Elementary School Library etc.
Sugihara Chiune Memorial Hall One of her interests was on Mr. Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat during WW II. He saved thousands Jewish lives from Nazi oppression to issue passports for them in Lithuania. Judyth enjoyed to talk with Mrs. Sugihara and her son, then visited his memorial hall in Yaotsu villege.
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at Tokyo Metropolitan Central Library

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at a children bookstore in Tokyo at Sukiyaki restaurant in Asakusa