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[Consul General of Japan discusses clothing donation to Japan with American Friends Service Committee, Los Angeles, California, November 7, 1956]

Miyatake, Toyo
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[Consul General of Japan discusses clothing donation to Japan with American Friends Service Committee, Los Angeles, California, November 7, 1956]
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photograph | negative


Los Angeles, Calif., November 7, 1956

(96.267.376)

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, November 15, 1956.

Consul General of Japan Shigeru Nakamura discusses the clothing needs of Japan with representatives of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in office, Los Angeles, California, November 7, 1956. Two Caucasian men stand at right; one hands a piece of paper to Nakamura, who is seated at a desk in center. Two Japanese men stand at left watching. All men wear suits. Desk set, books and papers on organized desk. Windows with blinds in background. The men are identified (L to R): Kale Williams, associate executive secretary of AFSC; Vladimir Ulitin, director of Material Aids Program, AFSC; Tats Kushida, director of Southwest Regional District, Japanese American Citizens' League; and J. Shigematsu, president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: American Friend Society.

History
The AFSC were making an appeal to the American public for 90,000 pounds of clothing to be sent to Japan for emergency use during the next 12 months of 1956-1957.

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