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[Kyodo System Nihon Gakuen inter-school annual picnic at Elysian Park, Los Angeles, California, May 29, 1955]

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[Kyodo System Nihon Gakuen inter-school annual picnic at Elysian Park, Los Angeles, California, May 29, 1955]
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Los Angeles, Calif., May 29, 1955

(96.267.270)

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

Description

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

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, June 1, 1955, Japanese section, and June 3, 1955.

Kyodo System Nihon Gakuen (Japanese school) annual picnic, or Undo-Kai, where games and races are held between eight branches of schools at Elysian Park in Los Angeles, California, May 29, 1955. Includes cheerleaders with pom poms, and children lined up on field behind school banners, such as Midori Gakuen, Valley Gakuen, and Hollywood Nihongo Gakuen. Valley Gakuen came in first, Chuo Weekly in second and Daiichi Gakuen main school in third.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Kyodo System -- Nihon-Gakuen Picnic.

History
2500 students, parents and instructors attended the annual Kyodo System Nihon Gakuen picnic; it was sponsored by the Japanese Language Cooperative System of Los Angeles. (01.09.2008 cht)

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