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[Mrs. Tameji Eto receives Kunsho on behalf of her late husband at Japanese Consulate General's office, Los Angeles, California, January 8, 1959]

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[Mrs. Tameji Eto receives Kunsho on behalf of her late husband at Japanese Consulate General's office, Los Angeles, California, January 8, 1959]
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Los Angeles, Calif., January 8, 1959

(96.267.659)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, January 9, 1958, Japanese section.

Mrs. Tameji Eto receives Order of the Sacred Treasure, or Kunsho (medal) awards, from the Japanese government on behalf of her late husband for his volunteer work for the Japanese American community from Japanese Consul General Yukio Hasumi at the office of the Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles, California, January 8, 1959. Smiling older woman in black suit and hat receives a wooden tube from a graying man in double-breasted suit and eyeglasses beside a desk; window with blinds directly behind them, left. Also includes same man and woman seated in chairs in front of thirteen standing men and women; three prints of women and a calendar hang on wall in background above a couch.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Eto, Mrs. at Japanese Consulate General Office.

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