[Shonien receives a generous gift at Clifton's Cafe, Los Angeles, California, December 4, 1957]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
December 4, 1957
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.
Published in Rafu Shimpo, December 5, 1957.
Representatives of the Nisei Legal Secretaries Association (NLSA) and Mrs. Parsonas jointly present a $1500 check to Shonien, the Japanese children's orphanage, at Clifton's Cafeteria in downtown Los Angeles, California, December 4, 1957. Two women stand at left, smiling at two men, at right. They are identified (left to right): Mrs. Em Yamada, NLSA secretary; and Mrs. Kumi Shibuya, Mrs. Parsona's representative; Fred Takayama, secretary of the Shonien Board of Directors; and Niisuke Mitsumori, treasurer of the Shonien Board of Directors. Shibuya, wearing a light colored dress and pearls, hands a piece of paper to Takayama in a dark suit in center. Cloth covered tables in background.
Shonien receives a generous gift -- Nisei Legal Secretaries Association and Mrs. Parsonas joint effort last month with their second annual "TOT ball" provided for a generous gift of $1500 to Shonien. Presentation was made last night at a dinner meeting of the Nisei Legal Secretaries Association at Clifton's Broadway. Making it official are (left to right), Mrs. En Yamada, Nisei Legal Secretaries Association president; Mrs. Kumi Shibuya, Mrs. Parsonas representative; Fred Takayama. Secretary of the Shonien Board of Directors; and Niisuke Mitsumori, treasurer of Shonien Board of Directors. The two groups now go on record as contributing the largest sum of money to Shonien a check for $2000, making the grand total of $3500.
Typed on original negative envelope: Japanese Orphanage (Shonien) at Clifton Cafeteria.
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