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 March, 1995
The Former School Building : The Earth Science prep room on the 5th floor, building A : The room exactly as it was right after the earthquake(January. 18, 1995)
The Former School Building : The Earth Science prep room on the 5th floor, building A : The room exactly as it was right after the earthquake(January. 18, 1995)
The Former School Building : The north side wall of former building A : Buckled section(January. 18, 1995)
The Former School Building : The north side wall from the center of former building A looking east : Buckled section(January. 18, 1995)
Gymnasium, South Side : Considerable glass damage(January. 18, 1995)
The Former School Building : Gymnasium, 1st floor piroti : column damage(January. 19, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 1st floor, southeast area : Damaged column(January. 19, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 3rd floor, staff room : Buckled section(January. 21, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 3rd floor, staff room : Buckled section(January. 21, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 3rd floor, staff room : Buckled section(January. 21, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 3rd floor, staff room : Buckled section(January. 21, 1995)
Building C, 1st Floor, Cafeteria, North Entrance : Land subsidence due to liquefaction(January. 21, 1995)
The Former School Building : Corridor from building B to building C : Land subsidence due to liquefaction(January. 21, 1995)
The Former School Building : Corridor from building B to building C : Damage to the school's connecting structure(January. 21, 1995)
The Former School Building : Corridor from former building A to building B : Land subsidence due to liquefaction(January. 21, 1995)
The Former School Building : From the center of former building A to the east section and athletic field : Buckled section and sand eruption(January. 21, 1995)
North Part of the Athletic Field : Sand eruption(January. 21, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, south-side wall : Buckled school building(January. 21, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, east section, south-side wall and athletic field : Buckled school building and cracks in the field(January. 21, 1995)
Water Duct on the North side of the Volleyball Court : Collapsed side wall(January. 28, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, east section, north side, 3rd to 5th floors : Buckled section(January. 28, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building B, east section, 1st floor : Cracked column(January. 28, 1995)
Clock on the gymnasium East Wall : Stopped exactly at the time of the earthquake(January. 28, 1995)
Water Duct on the North Side of the Tennis Court : Large cracks in the court and a crumbled ditch(January. 28, 1995)
Water Duct on the North Side of the Tennis Court : Large cracks in the court and a crumbled ditch(January. 28, 1995)
Volleyball Court, North Side Water Duct : Large cracks in the court and a crumbled ditch(January. 28, 1995)
Water Duct on the North Side of the Tennis Court : Large cracks in the court and a crumbled ditch(January. 28, 1995)
Gymnasium, South Side : Damaged window glass(January. 28, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building B, west side, 1st floor courtyard : Land subsidence due to liquefaction(January. 28, 1995)
The Former School Building : Corridor from building B to building C : Damage to the school's connecting structure(January. 28, 1995)
The Former School Building : Temporary water tank : Hastily built from bricks and plastic sheets(January. 28, 1995)
The Former School Building : Bricks laid on the west side of the courtyard : Scattered bricks due to liquefaction(January. 28, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, east section, south wall and athletic field : Buckled school building and cracks in the field(January. 28, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, east section, south side, 1st floor : Buckled and crushed cooking room of the Home Economics class on the 1st floor(January. 28, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, east section, south side, 1st floor : Buckled and crushed cooking room of the Home Economics class on the 2nd floor(January. 28, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, east section, south side, 1st floor : Collision of the 2nd to 5th floors of the school building due to buckling(January. 28, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, east section, south-side wall and athletic field : Buckled school building and cracks in the field(January. 28, 1995)
The Former School Building : Cracks in the east end of the athletic field : A fissure due to liquefaction(January. 28, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 1st floor, southeast area : Damaged column(January. 28, 1995)
Students Assembled on the Athletic Field : This was their first time to school since the earthquake(February. 1, 1995)
Students Assembled on the Athletic Field : Gathered in class groups(February. 1, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Foundation work for the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 2, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Foundation work for the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 4, 1995)
Students Assembled on the Athletic Field : This was their second time to school since the earthquake(February. 8, 1995)
Students Assembled on the Athletic Field : This was their second time to school since the earthquake(February. 8, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Foundation work for the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 9, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Foundation work for the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 9, 1995)
The Former School Building : Inside the Earth Science prep room, former building A, 5th floor : A toppled wooden display case(February. 10, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 5th floor hallway : A piano and lockers that were pushed out into the hallway(February. 10, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 5th floor hallway : Lockers and papers that were pushed out into the hallway(February. 10, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 5th floor, Earth Science lab : A toppled steel locker(February. 10, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 12, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 12, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 13, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 13, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 14, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 14, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 16, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 16, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, east section and main gate : 1st month of the earthquake, flag at half mast(February. 17, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 17, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 17, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 23, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 23, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 27, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(February. 27, 1995)
Students Assembled on the Athletic Field : Graduation ceremony(February. 27, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(March. 1, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(March. 1, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Construction of the temporary school building on the athletic field(March. 1, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Inside the temporary school building : Equipped with blackboard and screen(March. 1, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Inside the temporary school building : Fluorescent lights on the ceiling(March. 1, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Inside the temporary school building : Bringing in the students' desks and chairs(March. 1, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Inside the temporary school building : Bringing in the students' desks and chairs(March. 1, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Overall view(March. 4, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Overall view(March. 4, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Overall view(March. 9, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Overall view(March. 9, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Overall view(March. 15, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Overall view(March. 15, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Overall view(March. 15, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Overall view(March. 20, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Overall view(March. 20, 1995)
Students Assembled on the Athletic Field : Today, the students who passed their high-school entrance exams were specially invited(March. 23, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building : Between No. 1 building and No. 3 building(March. 23, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building : Between No. 1 building and No. 3 building(March. 23, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building : No. 3 building(March. 23, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building : No. 1 building, 1st floor, a view of the inside of the building(March. 23, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Temporary school building : No. 3 building, south side(March. 23, 1995)
The Former School Building : An overall view of building A from the athletic field : Scraps from the construction of the temporary school building(March. 23, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Club activities and the temporary school building : The sports department practicing on the narrow field(March. 23, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : An overall view of the temporary school building(March. 26, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : An overall view of the temporary school building(March. 26, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : An overall view of the temporary school building(March. 27, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : An overall view of the temporary school building(March. 27, 1995)
The Former School Building : Building A, 4th floor, audiovisual room : A view inside one of the rooms in the buckled section(March. 27, 1995)
The Former School Building : Building A, 5th floor, audiovisual room : A view inside one of the rooms in the buckled section(March. 27, 1995)
The Former School Building : Building A, 5th floor, audiovisual room : A view inside one of the rooms in the buckled section(March. 27, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 4th floor, audiovisual room : One of the rooms in the buckled section(March. 27, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 1st floor, east side, cooking practice room of the Home Economics class : A buckled and destroyed room(March. 27, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 1st floor, east side, cooking practice room of the Home Economics class : A buckled and destroyed room(March. 27, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 1st floor, east side, cooking practice room of the Home Economics class : A view inside the buckled and destroyed room(March. 27, 1995)
The Former School Building : Former building A, 1st floor, cracks in the column on the east side hallway : "X-shaped" cracks in the column(March. 27, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Overall view of the temporary school No. 1, No. 2, and No. 3 buildings(March. 31, 1995)
The Temporary School Building : Overall view of the temporary school No. 1, No. 2, and No. 3 buildings(March. 31, 1995)

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