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[Nylon drive for war widows, California, November 24, 1954]

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[Nylon drive for war widows, California, November 24, 1954]
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Los Angeles, Calif., November 24, 1954

(96.267.226)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, November 24, 1954.

Two Belmont High School students, Merecedes Urbina and Mabel Yamaguchi, help three women, including Esther Hoag and Mrs. Taeko Mitamura, working at a nylon drive for war widows in Japan sponsored by the Pan American Club, November 1954. A Japanese young woman assists a young Caucasian woman at L dump a bagful of nylons into a full box of nylons with sign, "Nylon drive, 1 pair plus 1 penny helps war widows, Nov. 15-Nov. 19, Sponsored by Pan-American Club," as two Japanese and an older Caucasian woman look on. Stuffed animals on table in foreground.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Yuenkai -- c/o Mrs. Sugimachi.

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