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[Takechiyo Matsuda, portrait -- at Kawafuku restaurant, Los Angeles, California, October 9, 1969]

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[Takechiyo Matsuda, portrait -- at Kawafuku restaurant, Los Angeles, California, October 9, 1969]
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Los Angeles, Calif., October 9, 1969


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


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

3 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, October 9, 1969, Japanese section.

Head and shoulder portrait of Mr. Takechiyo Matsuda, Chair of Shugin, the lower house of representatives of the Diet of Japan, and Matsuda with a small group of people at Kawafuku restaurant in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, October 9, 1969. Matsuda is an older man with graying temples in a dark suit and patterned necktie.
1P and 3N: Matsuda sitting with three men and one woman along one side of table as two women stand behind them; booths divided by shoji below bamboo noren and wooden carvings in background.
2P: Portrait of Matsuda.
4N: Consul General of Japan Kanji Takasugi in suit and eyeglasses sits on a couch beside Matsuda, who holds a pipe.
5N: Matsuda and a woman in light colored dress sit on a couch looking at booklet, "The Japanese of Los Angeles" by William M. Mason and John A. McKinstry.

Typed on original envelope: Matsuda, Mr. from Japan and at Kawafuku.

Takechiyo Matsuda was a House of Representatives member, and held the posts of Minister of Postal Services and Minister of Education.

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