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[Southwest Chapter Japanese American Citizens' League mailing certificates to new citizens, California, November 4, 1955]

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

[Southwest Chapter Japanese American Citizens' League mailing certificates to new citizens, California, November 4, 1955]
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California, November 4, 1955

(96.267.304)

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, November 9, 1955.

Southwest Chapter Japanese American Citizens' League (JACL) preparing to mail certificates to new United States citizens in Seinan and Uptown areas of California, November 4, 1955. Two older men, Dr John M. Yamasaki and Mr. Matsunosuke Oi, look at certificates at right. Toru Iura sits at desk signing certificates in front of Robert Iwasaki and Kazuko Yamaga. Wearing a garrison cap with patch, Salem Yagawa of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9938 holds certificate in envelope at left.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: J.A.C.L.

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