[Mr. Hayato Ikeda at party at Lems Cafe, Los Angeles, California, September 30, 1953]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
September 30, 1953
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
2 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.
Future Japanese Prime Minister, Hayato Ikeda, at a dinner party with Little Tokyo businessmen at Lem's Chop Suey in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, September 30, 1953. Group of men eating and drinking in narrow room with jackets hanging on hooks behind them. Includes Dr. James Hara (ears, nose and throat specialist) and Jutaro Narumi of Asia Company on the extreme right.
Typed on original envelope: Ikeda, Mr. -- from Japan Party -- with People at Lems.
Ikeda belonged to the Liberal Democratic Party was the 58th, 59th and 60th Prime Minister of Japan from July 19, 1960 to November 9, 1964.
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