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["1958 Miss Spirit of the New Year" at annual Nisei Veterans Association New Years eve dance at Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, California, December 31, 1957]

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

["1958 Miss Spirit of the New Year" at annual Nisei Veterans Association New Years eve dance at Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, California, December 31, 1957]
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photograph | negative


Los Angeles, Calif., December 31, 1957

(96.267.465)

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

Description

1 photographic print : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, January 3, 1958.

Frank Hirashima presents a lei to Nancy Akiyoshi, "1958 Miss Spirit of the New Year," at the annual Nisei Veterans Association (NVA) New Year's eve dance at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California, December 31, 1957. Hirashima, Chairman of the NVA, places a carnation lei around the neck of a smiling slim woman in a hat standing at right holding a gift wrapped box, as another smilng woman, previous year's winner Margarie Ouchi, watches in center. Curtain backdrop.

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Typed on original negative envelope: NVA New Years Eve Dance.

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