A photo collection of the Great Hanshin Earthquake : seen through the eyes of a postgraduate student
Shindo, Hiroyuki: Photography

Kobe University
Joint Research Room, Kobe University Graduate School of Law
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4th floor corridor, Kobe University Faculty of Law Building (Annex 2)
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Debate Room, Kobe University Graduate School of Law
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The Ground Self-Defense Force is deployed to Kobe University : The school ground served as a garrison for the Self-Defense Forces until early March, after which it became the restoration support base for Toho Gas.
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A Metropolitan Police Department patrol car visiting Kobe University
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A Self-Defense Forces water supply truck behind the main entrance to Kobe University
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Landslides occurred at several locations in the Rokko mountain range.
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The aftereffects of a landslide at Mt. Tenbo in the Rokko mountain range.
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A leaking air conditioner in the teachers' lounge, Faculty of Law Building
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Students helping in the restoration work on Kido Research Room
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The damage conditions in Hatsuse Research Room, and restoration activities : Frame 3-15 was shot with vertical positioning
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The damage conditions in the Law Library : In the west room, bookshelves that were mounted to the wall even toppled.
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Damage conditions in the east room of the Law Library
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Law Library staff on the second day of restoration work : Hitoshi Yamagata and Tatsuji Awata
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The Law Library during restoration work
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A postgraduate student who came to help with the restoration work on the Law Library
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Here, the books have all been removed, and work is about to start on reinforcing the bookshelves.
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With the reinforcing materials in place, work starts on carrying the books back in and placing them on the shelves : Library staff Hitoshi Yamagata and Tatsuji Awata near the end of the restoration work
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The restored Law Library : The red-colored steel frame is reinforcing material.
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The Law Library, completely restored and soon to be opened : The date of the book return notice in the foreground is still set at the last working day before the earthquake.
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The damage conditions in Kubota Research Room : Halfway through the restoration work
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This road was temporarily closed because the ground below it had loosened : The road to the LANS BOX (cafeteria).
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