[Roy Kiyoshi Tanabe receiving Bank of America Achievement Award in Fine Arts, Los Angeles, California, May 10, 1956]
May 10, 1956
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
1 photographic print : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.
1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.
Published in Rafu Shimpo, May 11, 1956.
Three young Caucasian women and a young man, Roy Kiyoshi Tanabe, reach for thousand dollar checks held by an older Caucasian man standing in the center for the Bank of America Achievement Awards held in the Golden State room at the Statler Hotel in Los Angeles, California, May 10, 1956. The people are identified (L to R): Antoinette D. Scott of Canoga Park, science and mathematics; Linda Ann Hoover of Franklin, vocational arts; Jesse W. Tapp, chairman of the board of Bank of America, Gail Greiner of Los Angeles High, liberal arts; and Tanabe, fine arts.
Typed on original negative envelope: Tanabe Scholarship.
Roy Tanabe was a seventeen year-old Sansei who received a full scholarship from USC in the fall. Tanabe went on to be the 2nd Violin of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He is the son of Eiji Tanabe, active Nisei pioneer.
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