[Grand opening of Kuratomi's Minute Auto Service, Los Angeles, California, October 4, 1958]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
October 4, 1958
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
2 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.
Grand opening of Kuratomi's Minute Auto Service, a Shell gas station owned by Sam Kuratomi in Los Angeles, California, October 4, 1958. Includes Kuratomi shaking hands with Ray Powell, district sales representative, in front of office beside a display of customer gifts and a chrysanthemum flower arrangement; and Kuratomi standing with six man crew in white uniforms and Powell in front of office. "Sam Kuratomi, Proprietor" sign above office door.
Typed on original negative envelope: Kuratomi, Mr. Sam -- Grand Opening Gas Station.
Kuratomi's Minute Auto Service was located at 4716 Fountain Avenue at Vermont, Los Angeles, California. (05.01.2008 cht).
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