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[George F. Robinson of Modern Shoe Repair receives special Los Angeles City Council resolution in the office of councilman Gordon Hahn, Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, December 19, 1957]

Miyatake, Toyo
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[George F. Robinson of Modern Shoe Repair receives special Los Angeles City Council resolution in the office of councilman Gordon Hahn, Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, December 19, 1957]
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Los Angeles, Calif., December 19, 1957

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

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, December 28, 1957.

George F. Robinson and wife Toki of Modern Shoe Repair receive a special Los Angeles City Council resolution upon winning their fifth All American Blue Ribbon for Robinson's workmanship in the trade, from councilman Gordon Hahn in his office in Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, December 19, 1957. The spectacled couple stand in the center holding certificates. They are flanked by two Caucasian men, Hahn, right, and George MacPherson, a leather company executive who sponsored Robinson in the Silver Cup Competition in 1957. American flag on stand, and framed photographs on wall in background.

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Typed on original negative envelope: City Hall (Golden Hahn Office).

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