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[Governor Katsuya Sato of Nagasaki visits Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty at Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles and at his home in Studio City, California, August 26, 1968]

Miyatake, Toyo
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Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Governor Katsuya Sato of Nagasaki visits Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty at Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles and at his home in Studio City, California, August 26, 1968]
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Los Angeles, Calif., August 26, 1968

(96.267.1026)

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

Description

2 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

6 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, August 27 and 28, 1968, English and Japanese sections.

Governor Katsuya Sato of Nagasaki, Japan visits Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty in his office in Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, and at a reception in Yorty's home in Studio City, California, August 26, 1968. Men wear suits, some with patch of Japanese flag on proper left breast pocket.
1P and 3N: Mayor Yorty presents Governor Sato with key to the City of Los Angeles in his office. The Governor's daughter, Shoko, a young Japanese woman with short hair in horizontal patterned dress, stands at left looking at viewer. Flags of United States, California, and Los Angeles in background. (Published 08.27)
2P and 4N: Governor Sato and Mayor Yorty sit and talk in Yorty's office as Taul Watanabe stands in background looking on. Coffee table in foreground; corner table between men; and windows with shades and curtains in background left.
5N: Trade Mission delegation of fourteen men and one woman stand around Mayor Yorty as he sits at his desk in City Hall. Governor Sato holds key to City of Los Angeles in box in center. Taul Watanabe stands in center. Many men wear a patch with Japanese flag on left breast suit pocket. Caucasian man stands at far left.
6N: Mayor Yorty and Governor Sato stand beside Bodhisattva statue, flanked by Consul General of Japan, Kanji Takasugi, a Japanese man with eyeglasses, at left, and Shoko and Mrs. Yorty at right. Wall of photographs and articles in background. (Published 08.28)
7N: Mayor Yorty points to photograph of General McArthur to Governor Sato, flanked by Consul General Shimanouchi at left and Shoko Sato and Mrs. Yorty at right. Wall of photographs and articles in background. (Published 08.28)
8N: Mayor Yorty socializing at garden party. Table with food in foreground. Group of Caucasian and Japanese people standing with drinks in background. Trees and hedges behind people. (Published 08.28)

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Governor Sato of Nagasaki at City Hall and Mayor's Office.

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