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[Imperial Gardens restaurant's one year anniversary, Los Angeles, California, October 26, 1955]

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[Imperial Gardens restaurant's one year anniversary, Los Angeles, California, October 26, 1955]
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Los Angeles, Calif., October 26, 1955

(96.267.560)

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

Description

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

Small group of Japanese and Caucasian men and women celebrate the one year anniversary of Imperial Gardens restaurant in Los Angeles, California, October 26, 1955. Seven men and women stand on steps of restaurant, including owner George Furuta in bow tie, screenwriter Frances Marion, opera singer Tomiko Kanazawa, Japanese Consul General in Los Angeles Shigeru Nakamura (second from left), an RKO music director [Bakari Nerofu], and a songwriter [Hapu Brown]. Men wear suits; two women wear wraps over dresses and one wears a kimono.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: One Year Anniversary -- Imperial Garden's.

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