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[Shunichi Matsumoto at Japanese League for the Return of the Northern Territories press conference at residence of Consul General of Japan, Pasadena, California, April 18, 1970]

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[Shunichi Matsumoto at Japanese League for the Return of the Northern Territories press conference at residence of Consul General of Japan, Pasadena, California, April 18, 1970]
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Neg Type: 120.00 mm

Pasadena, Calif., April 18, 1970

(96.267.1131)

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

Description

2 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, April 18, 1970.

Mr. Shunichi Matsumoto, president of the Japanese League for the Return of the Northern Territories, at a press conference to promote the return of the Russian held islands Etorofu, Kuriashiri,Shikotan, and Habomai to Japan in the Consul General of Japan's residence in Pasadena, California, April 18, 1970. Matsumoto is a balding Japanese man in suit and round-rimmed eyeglasses. Includes Matsumoto and Consul General Kanji Takasugi in dark suit standing in group of eight Caucasian and Japanese men and one woman in room with folding chairs in foreground and mural in background; and Matsumoto, speaking in front of group. In attendance are two youth delegates of the Youth Development Conference for Tomorrow, Hiroko Miyoshi and Minoru Hirokawa, and Ryosuke Matsuzaki, far right, director of the Northern Territories and Fishing Ground Restoration Campaign, General Affairs Department, Prefectural Government of Hokkaido.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Matsumoto, Mr. -- Con Gen Home.

History
Shunichi Matsumoto was a former Japanese Ambassador to Great Britain.

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