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[California U.S. Representative John Tunney at Rafu Shimpo, Los Angeles, California, October 16, 1970]

Miyatake, Toyo
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[California U.S. Representative John Tunney at Rafu Shimpo, Los Angeles, California, October 16, 1970]
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photograph | negative


Los Angeles, Calif., October 16, 1970

(96.267.1170)

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

Description

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

2 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, October, 1970.

California U.S. Representative John Tunney campaigning at Rafu Shimpo building in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, May 16, 1957. Includes Tunney, a tall Caucasian man in suit, reading newspaper behind counter flanked by Democratic delegation of five Japanese men and one woman, Jun Mori, George Ige, Mrs. Marjorie Shinno, Henry Ohta, and Art Katayama (co-chairman of Lil Tokio Comittee for Tunney), and a man explaining blueprint on wall to Tunney.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: John Tunney -- at Rafu & Little Tokyo.

History
John Tunney was campaigning for the U.S. Senate Senate against incumbent Senator George Murphy. He was enroute to cocktail reception at Tokyo Kaikan when he stopped at Rafu Shimpo.

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