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[Josephine Baker collecting clothing for Japanese American babies, Los Angeles, California, June 1952]

Miyatake, Archie
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[Josephine Baker collecting clothing for Japanese American babies, Los Angeles, California, June 1952]
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Los Angeles, Calif., June 1952

(96.267.166)

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

Description

2 photographic prints : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Josephine Baker and another woman hold up children's clothing next to an a sign, "Bundles! Help!! Help!!! Josephine Baker World Cultural Society, Send Bundles to Japanese American Babies," in the basement of a Christian church South Central Avenue in Los Angeles, California, June 1952. Dressed in a white blouse and dark skirt, smiling Baker sits on floor at left holding up a child's overalls. Another woman sits at far right

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Typed on original envelope: Miss Baker.

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