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[Installation ceremony of Virginia Road Elementary School PTA president, Los Angeles, California, June 14, 1956]

Miyatake, Toyo
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Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Installation ceremony of Virginia Road Elementary School PTA president, Los Angeles, California, June 14, 1956]
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photograph | negative


Los Angeles, Calif., June 14, 1956

(96.267.353)

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 16.1956.

Passing of the gavel from past president Mrs. Tom Nagashima to incoming president Mrs. John Gerlach at the installation ceremony of the Parents Teacher Association (PTA) president at Virginia Road Elementary School auditorium in Los Angeles, California, June 14, 1956. Caucasian woman in dark belted dress holds handle of gavel and smiles at Japanese American woman in dark suit holding head of gavel. They are flanked by two women, Mrs. Hughes Tatara, first vice president, and Mrs. Ben Yano, historian. Past president, Mrs. Ferrol Fortier, stands in center.

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Typed on original negative envelope: PTA at Virginia Road.

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