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[Shorinji Kempo check presentation to Keiro Home in front of Rafu Shimpo, Los Angeles, California, August 1970]

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[Shorinji Kempo check presentation to Keiro Home in front of Rafu Shimpo, Los Angeles, California, August 1970]
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Neg Type: 120.00 mm

Los Angeles, Calif., August 1970

(96.267.1160)

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

Description

1 negative : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, August 29, 1970, Japanese section.

Three men of Shorinji Kempo present a check for $257.57 to Keiro Nursing Home assistant administrator in front of the Rafu Shimpo building, in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, August 1970. Dressed in suit, Art Ito of Keiro, bows and holds an envelope out in front of him as three men face him with hands in "gassho" in front of wall, "Rafu Shimpo, L.A. Japanese Daily News". They are identified (left to right): Ito, Mr. Togawa, Mr. Morikawa, and Mr. Yamamori, head of the school.

Inscription
Written on original envelope: Shorinji Kempo.

History
The Southern California Shorinji Kempo dojo held a demonstration during Nisei Week and collected $257.70 in donations, which they donated to Keiro Home.

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