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[Mayor Kobayashi of Nagoya City, Japan and official Los Angeles-Nagoya sister city pact at City Hall, Los Angeles, California, March 31, 1959]

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[Mayor Kobayashi of Nagoya City, Japan and official Los Angeles-Nagoya sister city pact at City Hall, Los Angeles, California, March 31, 1959]
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Los Angeles, Calif., March 31, 1959

(96.267.669)

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

Description

2 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, April 1, 1959.

Mayor Kissen Kobayashi of Nagoya City, Japan receives two resolutions declaring Los Angeles-Nagoya sister cities and Los Angeles Port-Nagoya Port sister ports from Mayor Norris Poulson and Councilman Ed Roybal at Los Angeles City Hall in Los Angeles, California, March 31, 1959. Various portraits of Mayor Kobayashi, a balding older man in pinstripe double-breasted suit with mustache and eyeglasses, standing amongst Poulson, Roybal, Consul General Hasumi and Shirley Mizufuka, representative of Port of Los Angeles and former Nisei Week attendant of 1958, in kimono.
1P and 3N: Poulson, Roybal, Mizufuka, and Kobayashi stand side by side holding two certificates. Roybal holds sister city resolution and Mizufuka holds sister port resolution.
2P and 4N: Mizufuka and Kobayashi stand amongst ten man delegation with Hasumi at far right; Poulson and Roybal in back next to American and California flags. Two men crouch in front. Mizufuka holds sister port resolution.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Nagoya, City Mayor at City Hall.

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