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[Dorothy Yamada of Roosevelt High School receiving outstanding senior award from Japanese American Optimist Club, Los Angeles, California, January 28, 1958]

Miyatake, Toyo
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[Dorothy Yamada of Roosevelt High School receiving outstanding senior award from Japanese American Optimist Club, Los Angeles, California, January 28, 1958]
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Los Angeles, Calif., January 28, 1958

(96.267.615)

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

Description

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

Miss Dorothy Keiko Yamada receives outstanding senior award and $100 savings bond given semi-annually by the Japanese American Optimist Club at Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles, California, May 4, 1958. Includes smiling young woman wearing cat framed eyeglasses in plaid top with white collar and bow and dark skirt holding a piece of paper, flanked by two men in suits in front of a bust of a man's head and a wall of glass blocks; man at left holds a large perpetual plaque, "Japanese American Optimist Club, Outstanding Senior Award, Roosevelt High School". Attorney James Mitsumori, president of the Japanese American Optimist Club, stands at right in light-colored suit and Optimist member Joe Itano stands at left. Also includes portrait of Yamada holding plaque.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Optimist Award Presentation to Miss Dorothy Yamada -- Roosevelt High.

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