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[Senkichi Kosaka, August 20, 1950]

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[Senkichi Kosaka, August 20, 1950]
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California, August 20, 1950


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


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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, August 19, 1950, Japanese section, and August 21, 1950.

Portrait of elderly Japanese man, Senkichi Kosaka, sitting in a chair with his hands on his lap, California, August 20, 1950. He is dressed in a sweater over a white shirt and slacks. There is a concrete block wall directly behind him and the wall of a building beyond that.

Typed on original negative envelope: Kosaka.

Senkichi Kosaka was 95 years old at the time of the photograph. He was born in Hiroshima and had lived in Long Beach for 30 years at that time (1950). (08.17.2007 cht)

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