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[Nichinan Maru, Los Angeles Harbor, Los Angeles, California, October 1, 1950]

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[Nichinan Maru, Los Angeles Harbor, Los Angeles, California, October 1, 1950]
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Los Angeles, Calif., October 1, 1950

(96.267.63)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, October 2, 1950.

Japanese and Caucasian men in suits and uniform inside a room and on deck of a ship, Nichinan Maru, in Los Angeles Harbor, Los Angeles, California, October 1, 1950. Includes Japanese presenting gifts, portrait of Captain Kiyoshi Yukawa of Nichinan Maru, and two men, Ketsushi and Tomio Hanada, officials of Iino Kaiun, the company that contracted the tanker.

Inscription
Written on original negative envelope: Nichinan Maru -- Los Angeles Harbor.

History
Nichinan Maru was the first Japanese ship to enter Los Angeles Harbor since 1941. (08.18.2007 cht)

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