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[Explorer Scout awards at Monroe Street Christian Church, California, February 2, 1958]

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[Explorer Scout awards at Monroe Street Christian Church, California, February 2, 1958]
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Los Angeles, Calif., February 2, 1958

(96.267.602)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, February 3, 1958.

Two boys, Gordon Fukumoto and John Gilmore, of the Hollywood Boy Scout Troop #90 receive Explorer Scout "God and Country award" on lawn in front of Monroe Street Christian Church in Los Angeles, California, February 2, 1958.
1N: Caucasian man in a suit, Dr. Donald Wilson, minister of Monroe Street Christian Church, pins a medal to chest of tall boy in Boy Scout uniform, Gordon Fukumoto, with group of troop leaders watching; they are identified (L to R): Ken Fukumoto, assistant advisor and father of Gordon; Gordon Fukumoto; John Gilmore; Leonard Gill, scout master; Dr. Donald Wilson; Frank Harada, Explorer advisor.
2N: Wilson shakes hands with Fukumoto next to Gilmore with Troop #90 looking on.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Boy Scout Award at Monroe St. Christian Church.

History
God and Country award is a culmination of a year's service to the church in special responsibilities. (12.05.2007 cht)

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