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[May Iwamoto in cap and gown, head and shoulder portrait, Los Angeles, California, May 25, 1955]

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

[May Iwamoto in cap and gown, head and shoulder portrait, Los Angeles, California, May 25, 1955]
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photograph | negative


Los Angeles, Calif., May 25, 1955

(96.267.267)

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, June 15, 1955.

Studio head and shoulder graduation portrait of a young woman, May Midori Iwamoto of Polytechnic High School, for Rafu Shimpo graduation issue, May 25, 1955. Iwamoto wears a mortarboard and gown with broad white collar. She looks to the right of viewer.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Iwamoto, Miss May -- Graduation.

History
Iwamoto graduated from Polytechnic High School which was located on Washington Blvd. and Flower St. in what is now downtown Los Angeles and moved to its present site in the San Fernando Valley in 1957. Iwamoto received a $500 renewable scholarship to Redlands University. (01.11.2008 cht)

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