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[Three Japanese American girls, student body officers at Virgil Junior High School, Los Angeles, California, February 17, 1956]

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[Three Japanese American girls, student body officers at Virgil Junior High School, Los Angeles, California, February 17, 1956]
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Los Angeles, Calif., February 17, 1956

(96.267.330)

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

Description

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

Portrait of three fourteen year-old girls who are student body officers at Virgil Junior High School in Los Angeles, California, February 17, 1956. All three are dressed in white blouses, belted skirts and armbands. The girl seated in the center with a gavel is Ruth Honda, the first Japanese American girl elected to student body president at Virgil. She is flanked by Secretary Jean Tamura (left) and Vice President Kathleen Emi (right).

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Virgil Jr. High School -- 3 Japanese Amer Girls Officers.

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