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[Three Nisei seniors receiving Bank of America Achievement awards at Statler Hotel, Los Angeles, California, May 9, 1957]

Miyatake, Toyo
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Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Three Nisei seniors receiving Bank of America Achievement awards at Statler Hotel, Los Angeles, California, May 9, 1957]
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Los Angeles, Calif., May 9, 1957

(96.267.437)

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

Description

1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, May 10, 1957.

Three Nisei high school seniors receive Los Angeles City Schools Division Bank of America Achievement check awards from a Caucasian man at the Statler Hotel in Los Angeles, California, May 9, 1957. Young woman, Yetsuko Hamamoto of Garfield High School, in light colored suit and hat shakes hands with Caucasian man, Jesse W. Tappe, Chairman of the bank's board of directors, at left as he hands her a hundred dollar check. Robert Kawaguchi of Belmont High School, in striped necktie, and Ronald Kobayashi of Verdugo Hills High School looks on. All wear suits. Kobayashi is also in 96.267.436.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Bank of America Awards at Statler Hotel.

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