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[Japanese camera show opening reception at Japan Trade Center, Los Angeles, California, October 31, 1968]

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

[Japanese camera show opening reception at Japan Trade Center, Los Angeles, California, October 31, 1968]
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Los Angeles, Calif., October 31, 1968

(96.267.1040)

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

Description

3 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo,November 1, 1968.

Opening reception for Japanese camera show held at the Japan Trade Center attended by actress Miyoshi Umeki and Elizabeth Yorty, wife of Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty, Los Angeles, California, October 31, 1968.
1N: Yorty, a smiling blonde woman, cuts ribbon suspended between American and Japanese flags as Umeki takes a picture with camera at right. Group of Caucasian and Japanese men stand behind Yorty, including Hiroshi Matsuoka, director of the Japan Trade Center, at Yorty's proper right shoulder. Cameras displayed in cases in background right.
2N: Yorty and Umeki flank a tall Caucasian man holding a 35 mm. camera behind ribbon suspended between American and Japanese flags. Group of Caucasian and Japanese men and women in background.
3N: George Saiki, aide to Mayor Yorty, shows a 35 mm. camera to Umeki's son Michael, a little boy in a devil costume holding a paper bag, as Yorty bends over and smiles at viewer in center and Umeki stands at right. Cameras displayed in cases in background. (Published)

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Japan Trade Co.

History
The Japan Trade Center was located at 717 W. 7th Street.

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