[Saikonko, ping pong champion from North Korea, half-portrait, July 7, 1950]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
July 7, 1950
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.
Published in Rafu Shimpo, July 7, 1950.
Half-portrait of Saikonko, ping pong champion from North Korea in Los Angeles, California, July 7, 1950. Dressed in a plaid jacket, Saikonko stands in front of a wood-veneer wall.
Typed on original negative envelope: Ping Pong Champ from Japan -- Saikonko.
Saikonko was in California for a ping pong match, which he won. The Korean Conflict prevented him from returning to Korea at that time.
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