[Party for Japanese Consul General Shinsaku Hogen at Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, January 1954]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
5 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.
Party for Consul General Shinsaku Hogen of Japan held at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California, 1954. Includes group portraits with former Manzanar camp director Ralph Merritt and wife, Los Angeles Mayor Norris Poulson and wife, Judge Scott and performers in kimono.
1. Group portrait: Front row, Mrs. Hogen in kimono; Second row, Judge Scott (third from left); Consul General Hogen (fourth person), Norris Poulson and Mrs. Poulson. Third row, Ralph Merritt (2nd from left); Mrs. Ralph Merrit (third from left).
2. Group portrait of local guests: Front row, Kakuo Tanaka (second from left), Kazahaya, Mrs. Sugimachi. Back row, Dr. James Hara (second from left), Dr. Sugimachi (head of Kyodo system) and Mrs. Kazahaya.
3. Norris Poulson and Mrs. Poulson greeted by Mr. and Mrs. Hogen.
4. Kenbu performance.
5. Mayor and Mrs. Norris Poulson with Japanese Americans in kimono.
Typed on original envelope: Japanese Consulate Party at Ambassador.
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