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[Nippon Yusen Kaisha cocktail party at Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, August 21, 1968]
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Los Angeles, Calif., August 21, 1968

(96.267.1022)

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; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, August 22, 1968, Japanese section.

Cocktail party hosted by Nippon Yusen Kaisha to celebrate the opening of a new shipping route between Los Angeles and Oakland with Tokyo and Kobe using shipping containers for the first time at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California, August 21, 1968. Two Japanese men in suits and eyeglasses stand side by side in front of a wall with decorative wallpaper and accordian sliding door, left. Taller man on left wears a name tag, "Mr. Ariyoshi, President of Nippon Yusen Kaisha" and "Host" ribbon below a carnation boutonniere. Man on right wears a name tag, "Mr. Araki, President of Showa Kaiun Kaisha" and "Host" ribbon below a carnation boutonniere.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Nippon Yusen Cocktail Party at Ambassador Hotel.

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