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[Carole Yusa, Belmont High School Homecoming queen, Los Angeles, California, November 18, 1955]

Miyatake, Toyo
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Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Carole Yusa, Belmont High School Homecoming queen, Los Angeles, California, November 18, 1955]
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Los Angeles, Calif., November 18, 1955

(96.267.570)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, November 21, 1955.

Carole Yusa, 17 year old junior and homecoming queen of Belmont High School, being crowned by Honorary Captain of the Belmont Bees, Clarence Rodriguez, in between games in Los Angeles, California, on Friday, November 18, 1955. Five young women of various ethnic backgrounds stand on dirt ground in open area wearing straples white dresses with full skirts and tiaras and holding bouquets of roses as young man in letterman sweater places star tiara on Yusa's head, center. Includes Yusa in strapless white dress and star tiara sitting in open convertible next to same young man who reaches out to her.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Miss Carole Yusa -- Belmont Homecoming.

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