[Mas Togo, Karate instructor, demonstrates breaking rock, Los Angeles, California, July 18, 1952]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
July 19, 1952
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
2 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.
Published in the Rafu Shimpo, July 18, 1952.
Masatasu Oyama of Tokyo, also known professionally as "Mas Togo" or "Thunder Bolt", breaks a rock with his barehands for the media in Los Angeles, California, July 19, 1952. Oyama wears a judo gi and belt. The 28 year-old was on tour of the United States.
Typed on original envelope: Karate
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