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[Girl's Week in Government at Los Angeles Mayor's office, Los Angeles, California, March 16, 1955]

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

[Girl's Week in Government at Los Angeles Mayor's office, Los Angeles, California, March 16, 1955]
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Los Angeles, Calif., March 16, 1955

(96.267.483)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, March 17, 1955.

Los Angeles Mayor Norris Poulson presents a formal proclamation designating March 20-26, "Girl's Week", to Toshie Matsuhara, Wanda L. Gertsch and Mrs. Nell Clark at the Mayor's office in Los Angeles, California, March 16, 1955. Caucasian man in suit and eyeglasses speaks at left as he hands document to young Japanese American woman flanked by two Caucasian women who wear hats. They are identified (left to right): Poulson; Gertsch, first vice president of the Los Angeles District of the Business and Professional Women's Club; Matsuhara, student body vice president at Roosevelt High School; Clark, Girl's Week chariman for the Siena Mar District.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Girl's Week -- Mayor's Office.

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