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[Installation ceremony of Nishi Hongwanji Young Buddhist Association president and vice-president by Reverend Kenryo Kumata, Los Angeles, California, January 16, 1955]

Miyatake, Archie
Rafu Shimpo [ bio ]
Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Installation ceremony of Nishi Hongwanji Young Buddhist Association president and vice-president by Reverend Kenryo Kumata, Los Angeles, California, January 16, 1955]
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Los Angeles, Calif., January 16, 1955

(96.267.246)

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

Description

1 photographic print : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, January 17, 1955.

In 2 locations.

Three men hold candles at the installation ceremony of Nishi Hongwanji Young Buddhist Association (YBA) president and vice-president by Reverend Kenryo Kumata. Left to right: vice-president Tak Sakakura, Rev. Kumata and president Sam Yoneyama. Kumata wears eyeglasses and Buddhist robes over a shirt and necktie and holds a lit candle in his proper right hand. He stands at a higher elevation than the two other men in suits in foreground; both men hold juzu and lit candles in their hands. Younger man on left. Buddhist altar in background.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Y.B.A. Installation.

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