The Great Hanshin Earthquake as Recorded by an Earth Science Teacher : Nishinomiya Municipal High School and environs, no. 1-9
Kawase, Shinichi: Photography

Nishinomiya Municipal High School, January to August 1997
The New School Building : The stairway from the main gate and entrance hall to the athletic field : Under construction(January. 4, 1997)
The New School Building : The construction site administrative office and the north gate vicinity : School ground routes partitioned by a fence(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : Buildings A and B under construction : The construction site administrative office, school ground route(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : Building B under construction : The natural observatory dome (6th floor) is also visible(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : Building B under construction and the hallway to building C : The natural observatory dome (6th floor) is also visible(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : Building B under construction and the hallway to building C : The hallway from building B to the 3rd floor of building C(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : Building B under construction and the hallway to building C : A storage place for construction materials(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : Building B under construction : A storage place for construction materials(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : Buildings A and B under construction : The construction site administrative office and the main gate vicinity(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : Buildings A and B under construction : The hallway from building B to the 3rd floor of building C(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : New building B with the sheets removed : The gymnasium from the entrance hall (building F) under construction(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : New building B with the sheets removed : Building C from the entrance hall (building F), under construction(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A covered in industrial sheeting : In the foreground are new houses being constructed(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : The top floors of new buildings A and F are visible : From the top level of the newly repaired stone stairway(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : The entrance hall (building F) under construction : New building A covered in industrial sheeting(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : The entrance hall (building F) under construction : New building B with the sheets removed(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : The hallway from building B to the 3rd floor of building C, under construction(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : New building B with the scaffolding removed, southwest side : From the school ground route(January. 15, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A covered in industrial sheeting : Temporary building No. 6, a fence mural(January. 19, 1997)
The New School Building : A mural on the construction fence: Artwork by Professor Endo of the Art Department(January. 19, 1997)
The New School Building : A mural on the construction fence: Artwork by Professor Endo of the Art Department(January. 19, 1997)
The New School Building : A mural on the construction fence: Artwork by Professor Endo of the Art Department(January. 19, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A covered in industrial sheeting : Temporary building No. 6, a fence mural(January. 19, 1997)
Water Duct on the North Side of the Tennis Court : The newly restored stone wall(February. 9, 1997)
The New School Building : New building B seen from the south side of the tennis court : Finished exterior and planetarium dome(February. 9, 1997)
The New School Building : The north gate seen from the main gate, under construction : New buildings A and B appear(February. 9, 1997)
The New School Building : The north gate seen from the main gate, under construction(February. 9, 1997)
The New School Building : The north gate seen from the main gate, under construction : Foundation work for the students' bicycle parking lot(February. 9, 1997)
The New School Building : The north gate seen from the main gate, under construction : The hallway from building B to building C(February. 9, 1997)
The New School Building : The north gate seen from the main gate, under construction : Foundation work for the students' bicycle parking lot(February. 9, 1997)
Water Duct on the North Side of the Tennis Court : The newly restored stone wall(February. 9, 1997)
The New School Building : The north gate seen from the main gate, under construction : New buildings A and B appear(February. 9, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A with the industrial sheets removed : New building A with an austere exterior color(February. 16, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A with the industrial sheets removed : New building A with an austere exterior color(February. 16, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A with the sheets removed : The stairway to the athletic field from the main gate and entrance hall(February. 16, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A with the sheets removed : The stairway to the athletic field from the main gate and entrance hall(February. 16, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A with the sheets removed : The stairway to the athletic field from the main gate and entrance hall(February. 16, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A with the industrial sheets removed : New building A with an austere exterior color(February. 16, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A with the sheets removed : The stairway to the athletic field from the main gate and entrance hall(February. 16, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A with the industrial sheets removed : The entrance hall (building F) under construction(February. 16, 1997)
The New School Building : New buildings A and B with the industrial sheets removed : The entrance hall (building F) under construction(February. 16, 1997)
The New School Building : The nearly completed hallway from building B to building C : The entrance hall and front garden under construction(February. 16, 1997)
The New School Building : The entire new building A now in view : Temporary buildings No. 5 and 6(February. 22, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A seen from the temporary school building : Temporary building No. 4 is also visible(February. 22, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A with the industrial sheets removed : The west wall of new building A seen from the temporary school building(February. 22, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A with the industrial sheets removed : New building A seen from the temporary school building, west side, 1st floor(February. 22, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A with the industrial sheets removed : The new appearance of the south side of building A with the scaffolding removed(February. 22, 1997)
The New School Building : New building A with the industrial sheets removed : New building A seen from the temporary school building, south side(February. 22, 1997)
The New School Building : New buildings A and B with the industrial sheets removed : The west side of new buildings A and B seen from the temporary school building(February. 22, 1997)
The New School Building : New buildings A and B with the industrial sheets removed : The west side of new buildings A and B seen from the temporary school building(February. 22, 1997)
The New School Building : White columns stand out in the entrance hall (building F) : The nearly completed hallway from building B to building C(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : White columns stand out in the entrance hall (building F) : The nearly completed hallway from building B to building C(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The completed top floors of new buildings A and F are visible : From the top level of the newly repaired stone stairway(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The entire new building A now in view : New building A with an austere exterior color(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : Newly completed buildings A and F now in view : White columns stand out in the entrance hall (building F)(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : Newly completed buildings F and B now in view : White columns stand out in the entrance hall (building F)(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The entire new building B now in view : The completed hallway from building B to building C(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : Newly completed buildings A and B now in view : The students' bicycle parking lot under construction(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : Newly completed buildings A and B now in view : The students' bicycle parking lot under construction(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The new handball court : A colorful court(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The completed hallway from building B to building C : The planetarium dome (6th floor) is also visible(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The entire new building B now in view : The new handball court(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The north gate seen from the main gate, under construction : The students' bicycle parking lot under construction(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The completed top floors of new buildings A and F are visible : From the top level of the newly repaired stone stairway(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The newly completed buildings A, B, and F now in view : White columns stand out in the entrance hall (building F)(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The entire new building B now in view : The students' bicycle parking lot under construction(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The new handball court : Erecting the columns for the surrounding fence(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The front garden vicinity seen from the main gate, under construction : The students' bicycle parking lot under construction(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The entire new building B now in view, connecting hallway(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The front garden vicinity seen from the main gate, under construction(March. 20, 1997)
The New School Building : The front garden vicinity seen from the main gate, under construction(March. 30, 1997)
The New School Building : The stairway to the athletic field from the main gate and entrance hall(March. 30, 1997)
The New School Building : Main gate vicinity under construction(March. 30, 1997)
The New School Building : The new handball court and building C : Erecting the columns for the surrounding fence(March. 30, 1997)
The New School Building : The new handball court and building C : Erecting the columns for the surrounding fence(March. 30, 1997)
The New School Building : The athletic field seen from the new school building : Temporary school building(April. 12, 1997)
The New School Building : The athletic field seen from the new school building : Temporary school building(April. 12, 1997)
The New School Building : The front garden vicinity seen from the main gate, under construction(April. 12, 1997)
The New School Building : Main gate vicinity under construction(April. 12, 1997)
The New School Building : The athletic field seen from the new school building(April. 12, 1997)
The New School Building : An overall view of the temporary school building seen from the new school building : The new school building, shifted about 10 meters south of the former school building(April. 12, 1997)
The New School Building : An overall view of the temporary school building seen from the new school building : The temporary school building can be seen immediately below(April. 12, 1997)
The New School Building : An overall view of the temporary school building seen from the new school building(April. 12, 1997)
The New School Building : A movable crane in operation : In the lower part of the photo, a greenhouse is visible(April. 12, 1997)
The New School Building : An overall view of the temporary school building seen from the new school building(April. 12, 1997)
The New School Building : A blackboard, removed after being used in the temporary school building : A vertically adjustable blackboard for the Earth Science lab(April. 12, 1997)
The New School Building : The temporary school building, seen from a high place(April. 13, 1997)
The New School Building : The temporary school building seen from a high place : In the front is Mt. Rokko(April. 13, 1997)
The New School Building : The temporary school building and new school building, seen from a high place(April. 13, 1997)
The New School Building : The temporary school building and new school building, seen from a high place : On the right side is Mt. Kabuto(April. 13, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 6 being dismantled : The 2nd floor part was removed in blocks, then dismantled(April. 16, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 6 being dismantled : The 2nd floor part was removed in blocks, then dismantled(April. 16, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 6 being dismantled : After dismantling, it was folded and compactly stacked(April. 16, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 6 being dismantled : After dismantling, it was folded and compactly stacked(April. 16, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 6 being dismantled : After dismantling, it was folded and compactly stacked(April. 16, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 6, almost totally dismantled : A crane truck used for dismantling(April. 17, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 6, almost totally dismantled : A crane truck used for dismantling(April. 17, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 6, almost totally dismantled : A crane truck used for dismantling(April. 17, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 6, almost totally dismantled : The stairway still remains, not yet dismantled(April. 17, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 6, almost totally dismantled : The stairway still remains, not yet dismantled(April. 17, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 6, almost totally dismantled : The stairway still remains, not yet dismantled(April. 17, 1997)
The New School Building : The new main gate vicinity under construction : New building F seen from the main gate, leading to the entrance hall to the 2nd floor(April. 17, 1997)
The New School Building : The area between the new main gate and new north gate vicinity under construction : At the bottom is a sunken garden(April. 17, 1997)
The remains of the service entrance during the temporary school building days : The fence is restored to its original condition, and on the left is the door that was removed from the gate(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 5 disappears from view after being dismantled : Only the concrete from the foundation remains(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The stairway from the temporary building, removed and set on the ground : In the distance, you can see an overall view of the south side of school building A(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 4 being dismantled : A crane truck used for dismantling(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The interior being removed from temporary school building No. 1, 1st floor : On the right is the hallway, on the left is the former HR classroom(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 4 being dismantled : The hallway and interior of the temporary school building are visible(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The southern part of temporary school building No. 4 being dismantled : The 2nd floor part was removed in blocks, then dismantled(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The southern part of temporary school building No. 4 being dismantled : After dismantling, it was folded and compactly stacked(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The southern part of temporary school building No. 4 being dismantled : In the distance, you can see the temporary toilet(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The interior being removed from temporary school building No. 2, 2nd floor : On the left is temporary school building No. 4(May. 6, 1997)
The New School Building : The west side of new buildings A and B : This was the school ground route during the days of the temporary school building(May. 6, 1997)
The New School Building : The west side of new buildings A and B, and a metasequoia tree : This was the school ground route during the days of the temporary school building(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school buildings No. 3, 5, 6 dismantled and removed : Only the concrete from the foundation remains(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school buildings No. 3, 5, 6 dismantled and removed : The athletic field is made narrower by stacks of materials and lockers(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school buildings No. 3, 5, 6 dismantled and removed : Temporary school building No. 4 being dismantled(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school buildings No. 3, 5, 6 dismantled and removed : The athletic field is made narrower by stacks of materials and lockers(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building No. 4 being dismantled and the new school building : The hallway and interior of the temporary school building are visible(May. 6, 1997)
The New School Building : The west side of new buildings A and B, and a metasequoia tree : This was the school ground route during the days of the temporary school building(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The temporary school building being dismantled(May. 6, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school buildings No. 1, 3, and 6 dismantled and removed : The temporary toilet still remains(May. 11, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school buildings No. 1, 3, and 6 dismantled and removed : Only the concrete from the foundation remains(May. 11, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school buildings No. 1, 3, and 6 dismantled and removed : Only the concrete from the foundation remains(May. 11, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school buildings No. 1, 3, and 6 dismantled and removed : Only the concrete from the foundation remains(May. 11, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : After dismantling, it was folded and compactly stacked : In the distance, you can see an overall view of the south side of new school building A(May. 11, 1997)
The New School Building : The entrance hall of new building F : The Chemistry room on the 4th floor of building F, and a connecting hallway and terrace on the 5th floor(May. 11, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The athletic field (with only part of the temporary school building remaining) : The walkway on the east side of the newly restored athletic field(May. 25, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The athletic field (with only part of the temporary school building remaining)(May. 25, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The athletic field (with only part of the temporary school building remaining) :Only the concrete foundations of buildings No. 5 and 6 remain(May. 25, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The athletic field (with only part of the temporary school building remaining) : Only the concrete foundation of building No. 6 remains(May. 25, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The athletic field (with only part of the temporary school building remaining) :Only the concrete foundations of buildings No. 5 and 6 remain(May. 25, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The athletic field (with only part of the temporary school building remaining) : The concrete foundations of buildings No. 1-4 are removed(May. 25, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The athletic field (with only part of the temporary school building remaining) :Only the concrete foundations of buildings No. 5 and 6 remain(May. 25, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The athletic field (with only part of the temporary school building remaining) : The temporary stairway and student lockers(May. 25, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The athletic field (with only part of the temporary school building remaining) : The temporary stairway and student lockers(May. 25, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The athletic field (with only part of the temporary school building remaining) : The concrete foundations of buildings No. 1-4 are removed(May. 25, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : This was the school ground route during the days of the temporary school building : The concrete foundations of buildings No. 1-4 are removed(May. 25, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : This was the school ground route during the days of the temporary school building : The concrete foundations of buildings No. 1-4 are removed(May. 25, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school buildings No. 1, 3, and 6 dismantled and removed : The temporary toilet still remains(May. 11, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : After dismantling, it was folded and compactly stacked : In the distance, you can see an overall view of the south side of new school building A(May. 11, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The south part of temporary school building No. 3 being dismantled : The houses on the east side of the athletic field are also restored(May. 11, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The south part of temporary school building No. 3 being dismantled : The houses on the east side of the athletic field are also restored(May. 11, 1997)
The Temporary School Building : The south part of temporary school building No. 3 being dismantled : In the distance, you can see an overall view of the south side of new school building A(May. 11, 1997)
The New School Building : The courtyard between new school buildings A and B : The long, narrow pond(May. 11, 1997)
The New School Building : The courtyard between new school buildings A and B : The long, narrow pond(May. 11, 1997)
The New School Building : The courtyard between new school buildings A and B : The long, narrow pond(May. 11, 1997)
The New School Building : The courtyard between new school buildings A and B : The long, narrow pond(May. 11, 1997)
The New School Building : New building B, west side, and greenhouse : This was the school ground route during the days of the temporary school building(May. 25, 1997)
The New School Building : New building B, south side : The planetarium and dome on the 6th floor(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : New building B, south side : Grass and stairs on the different ground levels of new buildings A and B(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : New building B, southwest side : The Earth Science classroom is on the 5th floor, west side(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : The new hallway connecting the 4th floor of new building B with the 3rd floor of building C : On the left is the newly completed handball court(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : The vicinity of the new main gate : At the bottom is a sunken garden(June. 8, 1997)
The southeast area of the athletic field, under construction : The foundations for the baseball protective netting are being newly constructed(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : The athletic field, as restoration work proceeds : In the distance, you can see an overall view of the south side of new school building A(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : The athletic field, as restoration work proceeds : Houses on the east side of the athletic field(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : The athletic field, as restoration work proceeds : In the distance, you can see an overall view of the south side of new school building A(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : Building C and the newly completed handball court : Houses newly constructed on the vacant lots on the west side of building C(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : The newly completed handball court(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : New building B, north side : New building B, with the planetarium and dome on the 6th floor(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : The hallway connecting the 4th and 5th floors on the north side of new building B with the 3rd floor of building C : New building B, with the planetarium and dome on the 6th floor(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : The students' bicycle parking lot (in the distance, you can see the staff room) : The temporary toilet in the southeast part of the gymnasium still remains(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : The students' bicycle parking lot and front garden : The front garden on the east side of new building B(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : An overall view of the area in front of the main entrance hall : The newly constructed flagpole(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : New building B, northeast side : New building B, with the planetarium and dome on the 6th floor(June. 8, 1997)
The 50-meter Pool, Ready for Swimming : Filled to the brim with water, it's a beautiful sky blue color(June. 8, 1997)
The facilities around the newly completed pool : The toilets, machine room, and bridge to the pool passing over a water duct(June. 8, 1997)
The Water Duct on the North Side of Building C, with Its Newly Restored Embankment : The construction route is removed -- at the bottom is the bridge to the pool(June. 8, 1997)
The Water Duct on the North Side of Building C, with Its Newly Restored Embankment : Houses newly constructed on the vacant lots on the west side of building C(June. 8, 1997)
The Clubhouse and Warehouse on the Southwest Part of the Athletic Field : Part of the temporary school building being moved to the warehouse(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : The east side of building F (main entrance hall) vicinity and sunken garden : A sundial(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : The east side of building F (main entrance hall) vicinity and sunken garden : A sundial(June. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : Restoration work proceeds on the athletic field, as the topsoil is replaced : All traces of the temporary school building days have virtually disappeared(August. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : Restoration work proceeds on the athletic field, as the topsoil is replaced : All traces of the temporary school building days have virtually disappeared(August. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : Restoration work proceeds on the athletic field, as the topsoil is replaced : All traces of the temporary school building days have virtually disappeared(August. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : Restoration work proceeds on the athletic field, as the topsoil is replaced : All traces of the temporary school building days have virtually disappeared(August. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : Restoration work proceeds on the athletic field, as the topsoil is replaced : All traces of the temporary school building days have virtually disappeared(August. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : Restoration work proceeds on the athletic field, as the topsoil is replaced : All traces of the temporary school building days have virtually disappeared(August. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : Restoration work proceeds on the athletic field, as the topsoil is replaced : All traces of the temporary school building days have virtually disappeared(August. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : Restoration work proceeds on the athletic field, as the topsoil is replaced : All traces of the temporary school building days have virtually disappeared(August. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : Restoration work proceeds on the athletic field, as the topsoil is replaced : All traces of the temporary school building days have virtually disappeared(August. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : Restoration work proceeds on the athletic field, as the topsoil is replaced : All traces of the temporary school building days have virtually disappeared(August. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : Restoration work proceeds on the athletic field, as the topsoil is replaced : All traces of the temporary school building days have virtually disappeared(August. 8, 1997)
The New School Building : The students' bicycle parking lot (in the distance, you can see the staff room) : The temporary toilet on the southeast part of the gymnasium is removed(August. 23, 1997)
The New School Building : The planetarium and dome on the 6th floor of new building B : A roof portion on new building B(August. 24, 1997)
The New School Building : The planetarium and dome on the 6th floor of new building B : The mountain in the distance is Mt. Kabuto(August. 24, 1997)
The New School Building : The planetarium and dome on the 6th floor of new building B : From new buildings B to F(August. 24, 1997)
The New School Building : The planetarium and dome on the 6th floor of new building B : The west side (hallway side) of building F(August. 24, 1997)
The New School Building : The planetarium and dome on the 6th floor of new building B : On the right side is the air conditioning equipment(August. 24, 1997)
The New School Building : The planetarium and dome on the 6th floor of building B(August. 24, 1997)

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