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[Berendo Junior High School students receive American Legion awards, Los Angeles, California, June 14, 1957]

Miyatake, Toyo
Rafu Shimpo [ bio ]
Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Berendo Junior High School students receive American Legion awards, Los Angeles, California, June 14, 1957]
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Los Angeles, Calif., June 14, 1957

(96.267.448)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, June 17, 1957.

Six Berendo Junior High School students stand in front of a curtain holding American Legion awards at a special assembly in Los Angeles, California, June 14, 1957. One girl holds a poster of a basket of poppies in front of a white cross, "American Legion Auxiliary, Poppy Day." Two girls and a boy hold certificates. The Sansei are identified (left to right): Dennis Matsuura, American Legion honorable mention; Erino Shimomura, first place American Legion poppy poster contest; Helen Funai, A-9 class president and American Legion award winner; Eileen Tada, second place essay contest; Harriet Nakasone, Lady of Friendship, honorable mention; Mariann Akiyama, student body president.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Berendo Junior High -- 1157 South Berendo, LA.

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