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[Mr. and Mrs. Kiyohito Kawakami at Takejiro Kawakami's grave in Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, March 21, 1951]

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[Mr. and Mrs. Kiyohito Kawakami at Takejiro Kawakami's grave in Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, March 21, 1951]
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Los Angeles, Calif., March 21, 1951

(96.267.107)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, March 20, 1951, Japanese section.

Mr. and Mrs. Kiyohito Kawakami of Sacramento paying respects to Kiyohito's Uncle Takejiro Kawakami's grave at Evergreen Cemetery in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California, March 21, 1951. Includes older couple praying before Issei grave and family standing next to grave.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Kawakami -- Evergreen Cemetery.

History
Takejiro Kawakami had died four years after coming to the United States and his family did not know where he was buried until Kiyohito Kawakami and his wife came down from Sacramento to search for his grave and found it in Evergreen cemetery.

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