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[Ken Murakami, KWKW disc jockey, head and shoulder portrait, Los Angeles, California, October 13, 1955]

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[Ken Murakami, KWKW disc jockey, head and shoulder portrait, Los Angeles, California, October 13, 1955]
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Los Angeles, Calif., October 13, 1955

(96.267.549)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, October 14, 1955.

Studio head and shoulder portrait of Ken Murakami, 18 year old Nisei disc jockey of San Gabriel of a new one hour program on radio station KWKW in Los Angeles, California, October 13, 1955. Dressed in a light colored suit jacket with handkerchief in left breast pocket and a dark necktie with single diamond design, Murakami turns slightly to the left and looks at viewer.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Murakami, Mr. Ken -- Port.

History
Murakami was called "Ken Junior" on his one hour radio program which ran six day a week and originated from "The Cave" at 5303 Adams Blvd.

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