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[Hayato Ikeda's arrival at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and at restaurant, Los Angeles, California, May 17, 1950]

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[Hayato Ikeda's arrival at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and at restaurant, Los Angeles, California, May 17, 1950]
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Los Angeles, Calif., May 17, 1950

(96.267.32)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, May 18, 1950, Japanese section.

Japanese Prime Minister, Hayato Ikeda, arrives at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and is met by the Hiroshima Kenjinkai, and speaks at a restaurant in Los Angeles, California, May 17, 1950. Includes Hayato in double-breasted suit and eyeglasses being greeted by men in suits at LAX, including Jiro Shirasu (neg1 and 4 published); and he speaking to men gathered at food laden table at a party.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Prime Minister Ikeda Arrival at LAX.

History
Ikeda would later become Japan's Prime Minister from 1960 to 1964. (08.11.2007 cht)

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