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[Japanese American Optimist Club of Los Angeles award presentation at Roosevelt High School, Los Angeles, California, June 9, 1956]
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Los Angeles, Calif., June 9, 1956

(96.267.350)

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, June 9, 1956.

Paul Bannai and Yosh Inadori of the Japanese American Optimist Club of Los Angeles present the first annual senior achievement award to an outstanding student, Susan Toyoshima, at a special assembly at Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles, California, June 9, 1956. A young woman in a white blouse and eyeglasses smiles as she receives an envelope of $100 savings bond from a man in a light colored suit and bow tie at right; she holds a trophy in her proper left hand. Man in eyeglasses stands in center holding a plaque for the annual essay contest.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: A Memorable Occasion at Roosevelt High School.

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