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[East Los Angeles Nisei Veterans of Foreign Wars installation and awards dinner at Briar's, City of Commerce, California, June 1, 1968]

Miyatake, Toyo
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Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[East Los Angeles Nisei Veterans of Foreign Wars installation and awards dinner at Briar's, City of Commerce, California, June 1, 1968]
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Neg Type: 120.00 mm

City of Commerce, Calif., June 1968

(96.267.1003)

Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family

Description

1 negative : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, June 3, 1968.

Installation and awards dinner of the East Los Angeles (ELA) Nisei Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9902 officers held at Briar's restaurant in City of Commerce, California, June 1, 1968. Four men in suits and overseas hats embroidered, "9902 VFW", with patches stand behind a table exchanging a gavel and holding bowling trophies. They are identified (left to right): Art Katayama, emcee of dinner; Don Hattori, new commander; Frank Watanabe, retiring commander; Min Sumida, charter commander. Hattori holds plaque, "Southern California Nisei VFW Bowling Tournament Perpetual Trophy", as he receives gavel from Watanabe. Katayama and Sumida hold trophies; Sumida holds a gift wrapped box.

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Typed on original envelope: VFW Installation.

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