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[Mrs. Toki Robinson of Modern Shoe Repair receiving Jake award, California, December 9, 1954]

Miyatake, Toyo
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[Mrs. Toki Robinson of Modern Shoe Repair receiving Jake award, California, December 9, 1954]
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California, December 9, 1954

(96.267.234)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, December 9, 1954.

A couple, Mr. George F. and Mrs. Toki Robinson of Modern Shoe Repair store, receiving the first annual Jake award for excellence in leather dying from Frank Chuman on behalf of Dyo Chemical Company, Dallas Texas and white-haired Ted Morgan who was responsible for the citation, California, December 9, 1954. Toki Robinson is dressed in strapless gown with chiffon wrap; George wears a tuxedo at left; Chuman wears a suit, bow tie and eyeglasses. Also includes two other Caucasian men, Al Stewart from Griffin Manufacturing Company and Bill Stewart (?) from Supervisor Kenneth Hahn's office.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Modern Shoe Repair.

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