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[Tokyo Municipal Folk Dancing Federation at Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Los Angeles, California, June 14, 1968]

Miyatake, Toyo
Rafu Shimpo [ bio ]
Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Tokyo Municipal Folk Dancing Federation at Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Los Angeles, California, June 14, 1968]
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Los Angeles, Calif., June 14, 1968

(96.267.1007)

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

Description

2 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, June 14, 1968, Japanese section.

Tokyo Municipal Folk Dancing Federation, a Japanese Minyo group, performs "Tokyo Ondo" on stage at Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, June 14, 1968. Includes a group of twelve women in kimonos dancing in front of ocean and pine backdrop with audience in foreground, and a portrait of the director Ichiko Oshima, an older Japanese woman in kimono holding a bouquet of flowers as she stands on steps in front of Koyasan.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Japanese Minyo.

History
Thirty members of the 165 member Tokyo Municipal Folk Dancing Federation performed at Koyasan.

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