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[Queen and attendants at Herb Murayama's house, California, June 17, 1957]

Miyatake, Toyo
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Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Queen and attendants at Herb Murayama's house, California, June 17, 1957]
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California, June 17, 1957

(96.267.450)

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 18, 1957.

Nisei relay queen and five attendants pose outside in front of Herb Murayama's house, California, June 17, 1957. Five women sit and stand around woman wearing tiara and sitting in chair in center. Punchbowl on table at right. The women are identified: front, Nancy Akiyoshi, Gail Nakamura, queen JoAnne Miyamoto, Jane Kanimoto; standing, Dorothy Yagabe and Louise Sakamoto.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Queen Contest -- at Mr. Herb Murayama.

History
JoAnne Miyamoto is also known as Nobuko Miyamoto, activist and dancer.

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