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[Seinan Japanese American Citizens' League membership drive, California, September 1, 1955]

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[Seinan Japanese American Citizens' League membership drive, California, September 1, 1955]
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photograph | negative


California, September 1, 1955

(96.267.293)

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

Description

1 photograph : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, September 2, 1955, Japanese section.

Dressed in bow tie and eyeglasses, Dr. Toru Iura, president of the Southwest JACAL, collects cards from four men and a woman for the Seinan Japanese American Citizens' League (JACL) membership drive at Tokuju Shibuyama's home in, California, September 1, 1955. Iura with Issei volunteers, including Mary Yamamoto, Tokuju Shibuyama, Hitsuji Chuman, Dr. Roy M Nishikawa and Shikazo Mano. Closed blinds and curtains in background.

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Typed on original envelope: Seinan JACL Membership Drive.

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