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[Jean Aoki in graduation cap and gown, head and shoulder portrait, Los Angeles, California, June 10, 1953]

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[Jean Aoki in graduation cap and gown, head and shoulder portrait, Los Angeles, California, June 10, 1953]
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Los Angeles, Calif., June 10, 1953

(96.267.184)

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

Description

1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Studio head and shoulder portrait of Jean Fumiye Aoki of Fremont, a high school student who graduated with Ephebian Society honors, dressed in mortarboard, gown and light-colored cat's eye eyeglasses, Los Angeles County, California, June 10, 1953.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Aoki, Miss -- Cap & Gown.

History
Jean Fumiye Aoki of Fremont, one of the 12 Nisei that gained membership in the Ephebian Society, the highest honor to be attained by any high school senior.

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