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[Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty campaign for California Governor cocktail reception at George Lim's Restaurant, Los Angeles, California, May 23, 1970]

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[Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty campaign for California Governor cocktail reception at George Lim's Restaurant, Los Angeles, California, May 23, 1970]
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Los Angeles, Calif., May 23, 1970

(96.267.1138)

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.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, May 25 and 29, 1970.

Japanese Americans for Yorty Committee hosted a cocktail reception for Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty who campaigns as Democratic candidate for Governor of California at George Lim's Restaurant in new Chinatown, Los Angeles, California, May 23, 1970. Includes Japanese American supporters, such as Toshikazu Terasawa, Katsuma Mukaeda, Assistant George Saiki, standing beside Yorty in front of wallpapered wall decorated with bunting, posters, "You can win with Yorty, Democrat for Governor", and banners in Japanese; Yorty painting large daruma (Published May 25); Yorty receiving scroll in Japanese, "You will be victorious", from calligrapher B.M. Ogomori (Published May 29); and a toast that appears to be a banzai with Yorty and others raising both hands or a drink in the air.

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Typed on original envelope: Mayor Office -- Yorty Supporters at.

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