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

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

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


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


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.

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

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

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