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[Optimist Junior baseball league, California, May 13, 1955]

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

[Optimist Junior baseball league, California, May 13, 1955]
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California, May 13, 1955


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


3 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, May 13, 1955.

Various images of Junior baseball league sponsored by the Japanese American Optimist Club, Los Angeles, California, May 17, 1955. Includes a banner advertising Junior baseball league at Evergreen playground in store window; and a kick-off dinner at Optimist Club on May 10th with three boys, Ken Arai, Dennis Yoshida and Dick Masada, gripping a baseball bat, as Cliff Robbins, director of Evergreen playground, and Tets Asato, Opimist vice president in charge of group work, look on.

Typed on original negative envelope: Junior Baseball League.

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