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[Japanese actress Yoko Tsukasa, Los Angeles, California, May 16, 1957]

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[Japanese actress Yoko Tsukasa, Los Angeles, California, May 16, 1957]
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Los Angeles, Calif., May 16, 1957

(96.267.439)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, May 17, 1957, Japanese and English sections.

Japanese actress Yoko Tsukasa poses in kimono in front of Rafu Shimpo building in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, May 16, 1957. Dressed in a bold floral print kimono, Tsukasa looks to the right of viewer as she holds her left sleeve in her proper left hand while holding a white clutch purse in her proper right hand. "Rafu Shimpo, L.A. Japanese Daily News" on building. Includes Tsukasa standing behind a counter flanked by a man and woman as she signs a photograph.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Tsukasa Miss, Yoko.

History
Tsukasa was in Los Angeles to study widescreen techniques of Hollywood motion pictures. (03.14.2008 cht)

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