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[Awadori group performing in front of Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Los Angeles, California, August 25, 1968]

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[Awadori group performing in front of Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Los Angeles, California, August 25, 1968]
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Los Angeles, Calif., August 25, 1968

(96.267.1025)

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

Description

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

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

Awadori group from Japan dances in driveway entrance in front of Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, August 25, 1968.
1P and 2N: Little boy in happi coat and hachimaki headband leads women dancers in kimono, folded straw hats and tabi on geta down sidewalk with Los Angeles City Hall in background
3N: Little boy in happi coat and hachimaki headband leads two columns of women dancers in kimono, folded straw hats and tabi on geta down driveway alley lined with spectators away from First Street and toward Koyasan.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Awadori group at Koyasan.

History
The Awamori group participated in the Nisei Week parade in Little Tokyo.

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