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[Miss Japan in the Miss Universe parade, Long Beach, California, July 1956]

Miyatake, Archie
Rafu Shimpo [ bio ]
Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Miss Japan in the Miss Universe parade, Long Beach, California, July 1956]
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Long Beach, Calif., July 1956

(96.267.399)

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

Description

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

Miss Japan, Yoshie Baba, stands in a swimsuit holding a paper umbrella upon a small float pushed by a sailor in the Miss Universe parade held in Long Beach, California, July 1956. Includes Baba in kimono with a very large corsage on her proper L shoulder sitting casually on a couch, and dressed in a modern bamboo print kimono and polka dot obi, standing in front of the Rafu Shimpo office in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Miss Japan.

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