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Rollins’ Historical Link with Japan

Ever since Commodore Perry’s fleet sailed into the Tokyo harbor in 1853, Japan has captured the imagination of Americans, as many were fascinated by the mysterious culture of the Land of the Rising Sun. Established by the Congregational Church in … Continue reading

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A Gift and a Controversy

President Hamilton Holt with the statue of Ninomiya Kinjiro in 1946 In February 1946, Rollins graduate and World War II veteran Clinton Nichols ’34 wrote to President Holt, telling him about an artifact found by U.S. Marines when they were … Continue reading

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