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[Reverend Tanimoto and two Hiroshima survivors, California, May 11, 1955]
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California, May 11, 1955

(96.267.261)

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

Description

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

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, May 12, 1955.

Methodist minister Kiyoshi Tanimoto talks with two women who survived the effects of the bombing of Hiroshima in World War II, Califiornia, May 11, 1955. Tanimoto stands in center wearing a double-breasted suit. Two smiling women flank Tanimoto; woman on left has scarring on face.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Tanimoto, Rev. -- Hiroshima.

History
Twenty-five scarred women who survived the Hiroshima atomic bomb were on their way to New York Mt. Sinai Hospital for free plastic surgery. (12.27.2007 cht)

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