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[Nagoya City Mayor Kiyoshi Sugito visits Los Angeles on the Nagoya-Los Angeles Sister City tenth anniversary, Los Angeles, California, October 18, 1969]

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[Nagoya City Mayor Kiyoshi Sugito visits Los Angeles on the Nagoya-Los Angeles Sister City tenth anniversary, Los Angeles, California, October 18, 1969]
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Neg Type: 120.00 mm

Los Angeles, Calif., October 18, 1969


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


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

1 photographic print : col. ; 4 x 5 in.

3 negatives : col. ; 120 mm.

18 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, October 17, 18, 20, 1969, Japanese and English sections.

Nagoya City Mayor Kiyoshi Sugito at reception at the Los Angeles Hilton Hotel and a Tea house dedication and ceremony at Wattles Garden Park on the tenth anniversary of Nagoya-Los Angeles Sister City relationship, and Los Angeles Zoo in Los Angeles, California, October 18, 1969.
1P, 13N-15N : Mayor Yorty and Mayor Sugito open "This is Nagoya" exhibition, which features Nagoya's major industries, tourist attractions and 1970 Expo, with ribbon cutting ceremony at Japan Trade Center. The two men laugh while holding scissors and ribbon, and eat and drink with wives at buffet party under striped awning. (Published 10.18.1969)
2P, 3N-9N: Color and b&w; images of black tie reception at Los Angeles Hilton. Includes speeches by Los Angeles Mayor Yorty; presentations by James Nakagawa to Mayor Sugito; Sugito dressed in Mexican sombrero at head table beside podium, "Los Angeles Hilton"; Japanese woman in kimono; Boy Scout Troop 379 color guard and bugle corp on stage.
10N-11N, 22N-23N: Release of two cranes from Hiyashiyama Zoo of Nagoya, Japan at Los Angeles Zoo; Mayor Sugito receiving City of Los Angeles certificate from Councilman Robert M. Wilkinson, Sister City Committee Chairman. (Published 10.18.1969)
12N: Dedication of tea house at Wattles Garden Park. Reverend Taiichi Tsuyuki of Konko Chuch of Los Angeles performs Shinto ceremony, waving staff of folded white paper.
16N-18N, 21N: Mayor Sugito inside tea house with Japanese and Caucasian people sitting on tatami floor for formal Urasenke tea ceremony; stone lantern (toro) called Yukimi-doro (Snow-viewing lantern) donated by Japan Air Lines to commemorate 10th anniversary of service and sister city relationship, and water basin in garden; exterior of tea house. (Published 10.20.1969)
19N-20N: Wattles Garden Park tea house dedication speeches outdoors on platform with Japanese flag; tall palm trees in background left. Includes Consul General Kanji Takasugi.

Typed on original envelope: Nagoya Sister City -- L.A. Hilton Reception -- Tea House Ceremony.

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