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[Gardena Chamber of Commerce citizenship banquet at Western Club cafe, Gardena, California, June 22, 1956]

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[Gardena Chamber of Commerce citizenship banquet at Western Club cafe, Gardena, California, June 22, 1956]
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Gardena, Calif., June 22, 1956

(96.267.355)

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

Description

2 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, June 25, 1956.

Gardena Chamber of Commerce honored natrualized citizens, such as Frank Toshinori Yamauchi, at a citizenship banquet held at Western Club cafe in Gardena, California, June 22, 1956. Includes Yamauchi, an older Japanese gentleman in suit and eyeglasses shaking hands with Mayor Thomas K. Ware, a Caucasian man in a suit and eyeglasses seated at table next to his wife. Attorney Dudley Gray, left, emceed the event; Albert Greenberg, Gardena Chamber of Commerce president, offered his congratulations. Veteran Seiji Imamura wears a garrison cap at right. Mirrored wall in background.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Gardena Citizenship Banquet at Western Cafe.

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