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[Fiftieth anniversary of Reverend Herbert V. and Mrs. Madelaine W. Nicholson at Free Methodist Church, Los Angeles, California, January 31, 1971]

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[Fiftieth anniversary of Reverend Herbert V. and Mrs. Madelaine W. Nicholson at Free Methodist Church, Los Angeles, California, January 31, 1971]
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Neg Type: 120.00 mm

Los Angeles, Calif., January 31, 1971

(96.267.1200)

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

Description

3 negatives : b&w; 120 mm.

Tribute to Reverend Herbert V. and Mrs. Madelaine W. Nicholson on their golden wedding anniversary held at Free Methodist Church in California, January 31, 1971. The Nicholsons wore leis of folded origami cranes. Includes Rev. Nicholson giving a speech at a podium with microphone; large crowd eating at tables inside sanctuary with banner in Japanese on wall; a man presenting a plaque, "To honor Herbert V. Nicholson and Madelaine W. Nicholson on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary and in appreciation of their dedicated Christian service to the people of Japanese ancestry, from the Church Federation of Southern California, Japanese Americans, January 31, 1971," to elder Caucasian couple.

Inscription
Written on original negative envelope: Rev. Nicholson Award -- 50th Anniv. at Free Methodist Church.

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