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[Hayato Ikeda of Japan, California, 1953]

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[Hayato Ikeda of Japan, California, 1953]
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California, 1953


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


3 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Future Japanese Prime Minister, Hayato Ikeda socializing and posing with Los Angeles Mayor Norris Poulson and Japanese women, California, 1953. Ikeda is dressed in a three-piece suit with a carnation boutonniere and eyeglasses. Poulson wears a suit and dark-rimmed eyeglasses.

Typed on original negative envelope: Ikeda from Japan.

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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