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[George Brown for United States Senate Little Tokyo campaign headquarters and fundraiser luncheon at Kawafuku restaurant in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, May 23, 1970]

Miyatake, Toyo
Rafu Shimpo [ bio ]
Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[George Brown for United States Senate Little Tokyo campaign headquarters and fundraiser luncheon at Kawafuku restaurant in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, May 23, 1970]
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Los Angeles, Calif., May 23, 1970

(96.267.1137)

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

Description

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

6 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Opening of Little Tokyo headquarters for Democratic United States Senatorial candidate George Brown at First and Los Angeles and fundraising luncheon at Kawafuku restaurant supported by Asian Americans for Brown Committee in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, May 23, 1970.
1P and 5N, 7N: Fundraiser luncheon and speeches at Kawafuku restaurant. Includes Brown sitting and eating with chopsticks in tatami room at low table next to Monterey Park Councilman George Ige and actor George Takei at right and young woman, actress Miko Mayama, at left.
2N: Brown speaking in front of Little Tokyo campaign headquarters covered with posters, "George Brown, Democrat for U.S. Senate".
3N: Daruma ceremony with Brown filling in eye of large daruma held by Mayama in front of Little Tokyo campaign headquarters covered with posters, "George Brown, Democrat for U.S. Senate".
4N: Master calligrapher Sekkei Ogomori writes Brown's name in katakana on a banner at First Street.
6N: Sansei rock band, Navarm, plays on sidewalk to a large audience at opening of George Brown's Little Tokyo headquarters; Los Angeles City Hall in background.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: George Brown w/Asian Am -- Candidate for Senate.

History
George Brown's Little Tokyo campaign headquarters was located on the ground floor of Kawafuku restaurant in Little Tokyo at the corner of 1st and Los Angeles.

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