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[Amateur Athletic Union swimming championship, California, July 21, 1955]

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[Amateur Athletic Union swimming championship, California, July 21, 1955]
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California, July 21, 1955

(96.267.284)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, July 22, 1955.

Hawaii Swim Club at the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) swimming championship, California, July 21, 1955. Includes Yosh Oyakawa of Hawaii Swim Club receiving medal and being kissed by Esther Williams (neg 8) and Ford Konno signing autographs (neg 2), as well as swimmers starting race and receiving medals, Oyakawa in pool with Caucasian swimmer and outside of pool by himself, Konno in Hawaii sweatshirt posing with other people and talking to the press.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: AAU Swimming Championship.

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