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[Judo group meeting at Kawafuku restaurant, Los Angeles, California, June 24, 1950]

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[Judo group meeting at Kawafuku restaurant, Los Angeles, California, June 24, 1950]
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Los Angeles, Calif., June 24, 1950

(96.267.41)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, June 22, 1950.

Caucasian and Japanese men in suits at Judo group meeting at Kawafuku restaurant in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, June 24, 1950. Includes individual portraits of Mr. Arden (?), a balding Caucasian man in a double-breasted suit and Mr. Bruno, a smiling younger Caucasian man with patterned necktie; both men eating Japanese food, probably sukiyaki, with four Japanese American men in suits; and three women wearing aprons. Kiro Nagano sits second from right.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Wrestling Group Meeting at Kawafuku.

History
Mr. Bruno and Mr. Arden (?) were promoting Judo as an Olympic sport.

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