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[American Legion awards at Kern Avenue Junior High School, Los Angeles, California, June 10, 1955]

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

[American Legion awards at Kern Avenue Junior High School, Los Angeles, California, June 10, 1955]
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California, June 10, 1955

(96.267.521)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, June 11, 1955.

Group of A-9 graduating Kern Avenue Junior High School students accompanied by parents receive awards at an awards program presented by Union Pacific American Legion Post 643 at the school in Los Angeles, California, June 10, 1955. Caucasian man in garrison cap and woman present awards to studentson a small stage between bleachers outdoors. Joy Yoneko Tanaka, American Legion certificate and pin winner, and William Asato, outstanding A-9 athlete, receive awards from Esco E. Emery, chairman of awards of the Union Pacific Post 643 next to Mrs. Frances Foster, principal, and Mrs. Marian Tanaka, Tanaka's mother.

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Typed on original negative envelope: American Legion Principal Award the American Legion.

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