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[Kunsho party at the Statler Hilton, Los Angeles, California, July 12, 1968]
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photograph | negative
Neg Type: 120.00 mm

Los Angeles, Calif., July 12, 1968

(96.267.1018)

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

Description

1 photographic print : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

1 negative : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, July 13, 1968.

Man speaks at a podium at the head table at a party honoring recipients of the Order of the Sacred Treasure, or Kunsho (medal) awards, on behalf of the Japanese government to nine Japanese community leaders in the Pacific Ballroom of the Statler Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California, July 12, 1968. Consul General of Japan, Toshiro Shimanouchi, sits next to speaker; a Caucasian man wearing eyeglasses sits between two women. Guests sit at round tables in foreground.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Kunsho Party at Statler Hilton.

History
The awardees included: Fourth Order, Masao Mitamura and Shigetoshi Fujii; Fifth Order, Choshin Higa, Kenichi Shigematsu, Kotaro Sakakura, Gyosuke Iseda, Reverend Keichi Sagawa, Shasui Takayanagi, Isao Toshima.

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