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[JUST Testimonial dinner for Dr. Thomas T. Noguchi and defense team, Godfrey and Rowena Isaac, at Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, California, August 28, 1969]

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[JUST Testimonial dinner for Dr. Thomas T. Noguchi and defense team, Godfrey and Rowena Isaac, at Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, California, August 28, 1969]
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Los Angeles, Calif., August 28, 1969

(96.267.1082)

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

Description

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

3 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, August 29, 1969, English and Japanese sections.

Dr. Thomas T. Noguchi and his defense team, attorney Godfrey and Rowena Isaac, for his reinstatement as Los Angeles County Coroner-Chief Medical Examiner are honored at a Japanese United in the Search for Truth (JUST) testimonial dinner held at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California, August 28, 1969.
1P and 4N: Portrait of three men, Isaac, Noguchi and older man in suit with striped necktie standing side by side. People seated at tables in large room in background.
2N: Noguchi stands at podium as Caucasian couple, Isaacs, applaud at right. George Takei, emcee, stands at far left clapping. "The Biltmore Los Angeles" sign on podium with microphone. Drapery in background and hangs from table.
3N: Los Angeles Councilman Tom Bradley presents certificate to Isaac, flanked by Noguchi holding a framed certificate at left and Rowena in white lace dress at right. Dr. Yoshio Yamaguchi of JUST at far left and attorney Kenji Ito of JUST at far right.

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Typed on original envelope: Biltmore Testimonial Dinner for Godfrey Isaac and Dr. Noguchi.

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