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[Staff and patients of Gardena Convalescent Home, Gardena, California, July 10, 1970]

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[Staff and patients of Gardena Convalescent Home, Gardena, California, July 10, 1970]
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photographs | negative
Neg Type: 120.00 mm

Gardena, Calif., July 10, 1970


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


2 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

5 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, July 31, 1970.

Staff and patients of Gardena Convalescent Home in Gardena, California, July 10, 1970. Includes portrait of staff of nine Japanese American, African American and Caucasian women and two Caucasian men standing on ramp outside building with sign, "Gardena Convalescent Home, 14819, Park in Rear" ; Japanese nurse standing behind three elderly male patients covered with blankets in wheelchairs; and seven Caucasian and Japanese patients, Florence Maisch, Fusa Usui, Mrs. Marshall, Ishoko Mori, Dorothy Sudd, Gertude Psholka, Harry Haywood, arranged around a cake with lit candles atop a round table in front of large curtained windows (Published).

Written on original envelope: Gardena Convalescent Home -- Japanese Patient and Staff.

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