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[1969 Miss United States International Gayle Kovaly at the office of the Consul General of Japan, Los Angeles, California, August 12, 1969]

Miyatake, Toyo
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[1969 Miss United States International Gayle Kovaly at the office of the Consul General of Japan, Los Angeles, California, August 12, 1969]
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Los Angeles, Calif., August 12, 1969

(96.267.1110)

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

Description

1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, August 15, 1969, English and Japanese sections.

Miss United States International Gayle Kovaly speaks with Consul General of Japan Kanji Takasugi at his office in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, August 12, 1969. Kovaly, a tall, blonde Caucasian woman, wears a sleevess dress and scarf as she smiles at Takasugi in suit and eyeglasses. Mike Yamano stands at far left; George Madak, Long Beach City administrator, a Caucasian man in suit, stands at far right.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Miss America at Con General's Office -- c/o Mike Yamano.

History
Gayle Kovaly was the United States representative for the International Beauty Pageant, also known as Miss International, that was held in Tokyo at the Budokan Hall in September 1969.

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