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[Azuma Japanese dance performance, Los Angeles, California, 1969]

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[Azuma Japanese dance performance, Los Angeles, California, 1969]
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Los Angeles, Calif., 1969

(96.267.1106)

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

Description

2 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x5 in.

Japanese woman and boy perform Azuma Japanese dance with fans separately before an audience in what appears to be San Kwo Low Chinese restaurant in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, 1969. Includes woman in kimono with upswept hair dances with open fan on covered floor, and boy in kimono and hakama dancing with closed fan on covered floor as woman in kimono watches from side. Men, women and children sit at table covered with bottles and tableware in background; framed Asian art between curtained windows with blinds at left.

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Written on original envelope: Azuma.

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