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[Dr. Frank Buchman honored at Moral Re-armament (MRA) party, Los Angeles, California, March 20, 1957]

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[Dr. Frank Buchman honored at Moral Re-armament (MRA) party, Los Angeles, California, March 20, 1957]
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Los Angeles, Calif., March 20, 1957

(96.267.424)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, March 20, 1957, Japanese section.

Moral Re-armament (MRA) party honoring Dr. Frank N.P. Buchman, founder of the MRA, on his recent award of the Order of Rising Sun from Japanese Emperor Hirohito at the MRA headquarters in Los Angeles, California, March 20, 1957. An older Caucasian man in eyeglasses and dark suit sits at high table with a three-tiered cake, "MRA," flanked by Japanese men, including Consul General of Japan Shigeru Nakamura; Japanese and American flag hang in background. Includes large group of people sitting at tables, Dr. Buchman surrounded by various people, and Buchman wearing a medal around his neck.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: M.R.A. (Dr. Buckman) Party.

History
MRA headquarters was located at 853 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles, California. The party was sponsored by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce.

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