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[Monshu Koshin Otani and Ouragata-sama in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, April 12, 1955]

Kimura, Hisao
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[Monshu Koshin Otani and Ouragata-sama in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, April 12, 1955]
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Los Angeles, Calif., April 12, 1955

(96.267.256)

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

Description

5 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

Monshu Koshin Otani and Ouragata-sama in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, April 12, 1955. Includes welcome party for Abbot Otani and Ouragata-sama at San Kwo Low restaurant in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California and group portrait in front of the Nishi Hongwanji temple with some members and reverends, including Bishop Shigefuji, Rinban Hayashima, Reverend S. Sasaki, Mr. Sasaki, Reverend M. Nakagaki, Reverend Ichikawa, Reverend M. Kumata, and Shoji Sayano.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Otani, Bishop and His Okugatasama.

History
Monshu refers to Buddhist title in the Hongwanji branch of Jodo Shinshu, and could be formally translated to "Abbot".

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