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[George Izumi of Grace Pastry Shoppe presents cake at Los Angeles City Hall in appreciation of Council resolution declaring April 29th to May 4th "American Bakers" week, Los Angeles, California, March 28, 1957]

Miyatake, Toyo
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[George Izumi of Grace Pastry Shoppe presents cake at Los Angeles City Hall in appreciation of Council resolution declaring April 29th to May 4th "American Bakers" week, Los Angeles, California, March 28, 1957]
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Los Angeles, Calif., March 28, 1957

(96.267.426)

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, March 30, 1957.

George Izumi of Grace Pastry Shoppe presents a baseball cake to council members, Edward Roybal and Rosalind Wyman, in appreciation of a resolution declaring April 29 to May 4, "American Bakers" week in the council chambers of Los Angeles City Hall in downtown Los Angeles, California, March 28, 1957. Three men and a woman stand around a table on which rests a cake decorated with a baseball and lettering, "Let's Go Big League, L.A." They are identified (L to R): Leo Zweig, Master Baker Retailers Association (MBRA) executive secretary; Rosalind Wyman; Edward Roybal; and George Izumi, president of the MBRA. Wyman, Roybal and Izumi hold cake up.

Caption
Newspaper caption indicates Izumi presented the cake as president of the MBRA to Roybal in appreciation of a resolution declaring April 29 to May 4, "American Bakers" week.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Izumi, Mr. George at City Hall.

History
Councilwoman Wyman seconded the Bakers week resolution proposed by Roybal. She was also negotiating the relocation of the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles at the same time; this did not occur til October 1957.

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