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[West Tokyo Chofu boys baseball team arriving at Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California, August 12, 1969 -- Ichikawa City girls' study group from Japan arriving at Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California, August 14,

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[West Tokyo Chofu boys baseball team arriving at Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California, August 12, 1969 -- Ichikawa City girls' study group from Japan arriving at Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California, August 14,
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Los Angeles, Calif., August 12, 1969

(96.267.1077)

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

Description

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

3 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, August 13-14, 1969, Japanese section.

West Tokyo Chofu boys baseball team and Ichikawa City girls friendship study group arrive on Japan Air Lines (JAL) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Los Angeles, California on August 12 and August 14, 1969, respectively. Includes groups standing on ramp stairs as they disembark airplane with boys' group waving, and group portraits. Boys baseball team wear short, caps with letter "C" and white shirts with names and "Little League Baseball" patches on proper left sleeve, and bolero ties. Girls wear uniforms of white shirts with dark neckties and skirts.
1P: Boys baseball team standing on ramp stairs of airplane waving with baseball caps. Two men stand at bottom waving with caps.
2P and 4N: Portrait of fifteen Japanese boys arranged in three rows with manager, coach and subleader and two Caucasian men. (Published)
3N: Boys baseball team standing on ramp stairs of airplane. Two men at bottom.
5N: Group of girls in uniform stand on ramp stairs of airplane as Japanese woman standing at bottom of stairs shakes hands with a Caucasian woma, Gardena-Ichikawa Sister City Committee director Mrs. Stefan. Young Japanese man in eyeglasses stands at bottom. (Published)
6N: Portrait of eleven girls in uniform arranged in two rows with six Japanese and Caucasian adults in terminal.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Study Group from Japan with Consul General.

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