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[East Los Angeles JACL Issei recognition night at International Institute, Los Angeles, California, November 6, 1955]

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

[East Los Angeles JACL Issei recognition night at International Institute, Los Angeles, California, November 6, 1955]
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Los Angeles, Calif., November 6, 1955

(96.267.562)

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

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, November 7, 1955.

East Los Angeles Japanese American Citizens' League (JACL) honored newly naturalized Issei at a recognition buffet held at the International Institute in Los Angeles, California, November 6, 1955. Congressman Chet Holifield of the 19th District attended the testimonial dinner. Holifield, an older, balding, mustached Caucasian man in dark suit, shakes hands with 92 year old Buiichi Watanabe of Boyle Heights, left, as Masami Sasaki, left, of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Jim Higashi, East LA JACL chapter president look on. Includes Holifield shaking hands with women wearing hats in a crowd.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Issei Recognition Night at International Institute.

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