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[Chi Alpha Delta Alumnae scholarship award presentation to Joy Oshiki at Grace Murakami's home, California, October 14, 1955]

Miyatake, Toyo
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[Chi Alpha Delta Alumnae scholarship award presentation to Joy Oshiki at Grace Murakami's home, California, October 14, 1955]
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California, October 14, 1955

(96.267.557)

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 18, 1955.

Seventeen year old sansei Joy Oshiki receives the Chi Alpha Delta Alumnae scholarship award of $100 at the group's general meeting at the home of Grace Murakami in California, October 14, 1955. Teenager in blouse, skirt, belt and large pendant on necklace stands in center smiling at viewer as smiling woman on left hands her a check; woman on right in belted patterned dress looks to left of viewer. They are identified: Grace murakami, home economics teacher at Stevenson Junior High School, Oshiki, and Pat Nagai, alumnae president.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Scholarship Presentation at Dr. Murakami's Home (UCLA).

History
Chi Alpha Delta is a sorority for women of Asian descent at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) established in 1929. The annual award is given by outstanding sorority member entering UCLA for the first time.

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