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[Teiho Hashida presenting Japanese zori to actress Florence Marley, Los Angeles, California, February 25, 1950]

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[Teiho Hashida presenting Japanese zori to actress Florence Marley, Los Angeles, California, February 25, 1950]
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Los Angeles, Calif., February 25, 1950

(96.267.16)

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

Description

5 negatives : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

Rafu Shimpo Japanese section editor, Teiho Hashida, presents a pair of Japanese zori (slipper) to actress Florence Marley at the Kawafuku restaurant in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, February 25, 1950. Hashida stands at left dressed in a light-colored suit, polka dot bow tie, and eyeglasses. Marley sits at right wearing a light-colored scarf over her hair and shoulders and a dark dress. Also includes Marley posing with the black zori decorated with twisted multi-color ties, talking and smoking with another man.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Actress Florence Marely at Kawafuku -- No Negs.

History
Marley starred in a motion picture called "Tokyo Joe" with Humphrey Bogart.

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