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[Mr. and Mrs. Kyujii Hozaki meet Senator Knowland at Press Club dinner at Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, August 25, 1955]

Miyatake, Toyo
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[Mr. and Mrs. Kyujii Hozaki meet Senator Knowland at Press Club dinner at Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, August 25, 1955]
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Los Angeles, Calif., August 25, 1955

(96.267.292)

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

Description

1 photographic print : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, August 26, 1955.

Mr. and Mrs. Kyuji Hozaki and son, Hisakazu, meet with California Senator William Knowland at a Press Club dinner held at the Ambassador hotel in Los Angeles, California, August 25, 1955. The Hozaki's, naturalized citizens, thanked Knowland for writing a private bill which would grant their son permanent residence in the United States. The men wear suits; the woman wears a jacket over a dress, white gloves and a hat. The son wears eyeglasses.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Press Conference -- Sen. Knowland and Mr. Hozaki at Ambassador Hotel "Redo Room".

History
The Hozaki's had gone to Japan in 1926 where Hisakazu was born. The left him behind due to medical reasons. The 29 year-old would be able to stay permanently in the United States with the passing of the private bill supported by Senator William Knowland. (01.15.2008 cht)

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