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Miyatake, Toyo
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[Dancer Yuriko Amemiya arriving at Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California, November 11, 1970]
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Neg Type: 120.00 mm

Los Angeles, Calif., November 11, 1970

(96.267.1173)

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

Description

2 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, November 12, 1970.

Dancer Yuriko Amemiya and her dance company arrive and are greeted by representatives of Pacific Southwest District Council of Japanese American Citizens' League (JACL) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Los Angeles, California, November 4, 1970. Includes Amemiya in patterned tunic and hair in bun receiving a bouquet of flowers from a woman in leather jacket, Mrs. Toy Kanegai of West Los Angeles (WLA) JACL, flanked by George Takei and another man, and Amemiya surrounded by nine Japanese, Caucasian and African American men and women.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Yuriko Amemiya -- Dancer Arriving at International Airport.

History
Yuriko Amemiya, formerly from California, was a dancer with Martha Graham. Yuriko and Company were scheduled to perform at the Inner City Cultural Center on November 19, 1970.

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