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[All Japan collegiate judo team arrives at airport, Los Angeles, California, April 21, 1955]

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[All Japan collegiate judo team arrives at airport, Los Angeles, California, April 21, 1955]
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California, April 21, 1955

(96.267.491)

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

Description

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

Members and staff of the All Japan collegiate judo team arrive at airport for exhibition matches to be held at Little Tokyo's Koyasan Betsuin Temple, Los Angeles, California, April 21, 1955. The men stand on the tarmac and ramp steps of United Airlines airplane. Nine of the men wear matching suits of dark jacket with small rectangular Japanese flag on left breast and lighter colored pants and necktie. They are identified: director Masaru Haykawa, hachidan; manager Akinori Hirokawa; Kijiro Ishibashi; Isamu Ishii; Kinji Watanabe; Saburo Matsushita, Haruo Imamura; Kuniyuki Kasuga and Takaaki Goto. Kiro Nagano, dressed in light colored suit and holds a coat over arm, stands fourth from left on tarmac. Airplane extends across image in background, facing back right.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Judo Group at Airport.

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