[Singer Chiemi Eri in front of Rafu Shimpo building, Los Angeles, California, March 23, 1953]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
March 23, 1953
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
1 photographic print : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.
Published in Rafu Shimpo, March 26, 1953.
Young woman, the popular Japanese singer and movie star Chiemi Eri, stands in front of Rafu Shimpo office in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, March 23, 1953. Dressed in a light colored blouse, plaid skirt and white flats, Eri holds a jacket over her folded arms in front of "Rafu Shimpo, L.A. Japanese Daily News" on wall.
Typed on original envelope: Chiemi Eri -- Movie Star, Singer from Japan.
Chiemi, Eri a popular singer from Japan was in town to perform at the Nippon Gekijo while on tour of the United States. She made her name by entertaining U.S. soldiers during the occupation of Japan by singing American popular songs.
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