Chronology of Major Society Programs
1987 (July) Exhibition of War Souvenirs returned by former US soldiers (Prefecture Peace Archives)
1987 (July) Return of Gokokuji Bell from US Naval Academy
1988 (June) Exhibition of War Souvenirs returned by former US soldiers
1989 (Aug) Ryukyu Stone into Washington Monument Project
1989 (Nov.) Visit and Lecture of Dr. Willard A. Hanna
1990 (May) Visit and Lecture of Navy historian, Roger Pineau
1991 (June) Return of Daisho Zenji Bell from Virginia Military Institute
1991 (Aug.) Procurement of microfilms pertaining to the collection of James T. Watkins, Stanford University
1992 (May) Visit and Lecture of Fr. Neal Henry Lawrence
1993 (March) Visit and Lecture of Lt. Gen. Henry C. Stackpole (USMC)
1995 (April) Return of Ninomiya Kinjiro boy philosopher statue from Rollins College
1995 (June) Exhibition of War Souvenirs returned by former US soldiers (Kitanakagusku Citizens Hall)
1995 (June) Visit and Lecture of George Feifer, author of Battle of Okinawa
1995 (June) Okinawa Peace Memorial Christian Service - Okinawa Peace Prayer Memorial Hall (Mabuni)
1995 (Aug.) Visit and Lecture of Dr. John Caldwell, former President of North Carolina State University
1996 (June) Start of Sho Dynasty Royal Crown search
1997 (April) Dr.James Furukawa donates Yamada/Yamamoto painting
1997 (May) Intermediary to Collaborative Signing between Okinawa Shogaku H.S. and Rollins College
1997 (June) Dr.James Furukawa donates Okinawa photos
1997 (June) Picture Exhibit of Postwar Okinawa
1997 (Dec.) Intermediary for erecting peace statue at Okinawa Shogaku HS with cooperation from Rollins College
1998 (Feb) Donation of copy of Perry`s Treaty between Japan and US to Prefecture Museum
1998 (Feb) Donation of Sho Dynasty stone lantern to Prefecture Museum
1998 (Sept) Organized symposium ´┐ŻLost Cultural Assets of Okinawa (Okinawa Convention Center)
1998 (Sept) Dr.James Furukawa visit and lecture
1999 (Oct) Society is officially designation as NonProfit Organization, Incorporated
1999 (Oct) Celebration of NonProfit status (Nakamura House)
1999 (Nov.) Organized efforts to publicize Dr. Rolf von Scorebrand`s work during the Okinawa G-7 Summit. Also assisted EU in organizing publicity campaign during G-7 Summit.
2000 (Feb) Return of Gushikawa City`s Kyan District Youth Organization Flag lost in the battle of Okinawa. Flag was returned from Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia
2000 (April) Received donation of photographs taken by Gen. Simon b. Buckner during the battle of Okinawa. Donation was made by his daughter, Mary Brubaker.
2001 (April) Return of Ryukyu Ancient Map from Boston. It was donated by Mr. and Mrs. William L. Henry of West Newton, MA
2001 (May) Kitanakagusuku Village joins society as supporting member.
2002 (June) Iheya Village joins society as supporting member.
2002 (June) Al Peloquin representing 726th Amphibian Tractor Battalion of US Army donates pictures of wartime Iheya to society. Society in turn donates the pictures to Iheya Village.
2002 (July) Iheya and Kitanakagusuku students depart for St. John`s University, MN, for 3 week English Camp sponsored by society.
2003 (Feb) Mr. Richard Fredy of New Jersey donates Samurai sword, Japanese medal collection and temple bell to society. Society donates Samurai swords to Prefecture museum and Japanese medal collection to Saga Prefecture Non Profit organization.
2003 (May) Society donates Ancient Ryukyu Maps to Okinawa Prefecture.
2003 (July) Iheya and Kitanakagusuku students depart for St. John`s University, MN, for 3 week English Camp sponsored by society.
2004 (March) Tsushima Foundation appoints Society as Foundation Investigator for the sinking incident of the civilian ship, Tsushima Maru.
2004 (July) Iheya and Kitanakagusuku students depart for St. John`s University, MN, for 3 week English Camp sponsored by society.
2004 (Nov) Tsushima joins society as supporting member.
2004 (Dec.) Society cooperates with Tsushima Foundation for US investigation trip.
2005 (March) Society cooperates with Tsushima Foundation in sponsoring Nagasaki Atom Bomb photo exhibit.
2005 (June) Society sponsors Okinawa War Photo Exhibt at Okinawa Shogaku HS
2006 (March) Dr. Willard Hanna`s photo collection donated to society.
2006 (March) Mrs. Marybelle Hanna donates Yamada Shinzan painting to society.
2006 (April) Society assists Benedictine Monastery, Nagano, with sea burial of Fr. Neal Lawrence`s ashes into Okinawa sea.
2006 (July) Iheya and Kitanakagusuku students depart for St. John`s University, MN, for 3 week English Camp sponsored by society.
2006 (Aug) Fr. Neal Lawrence color photos of postwar Okinawa donated to society.
2006 (Oct) Society cooperates with Nanjo City in organizing Postwar Restoration of Okinawa Photo Exhibit.


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