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[Rose Matsui, East Los Angeles JACL Northwest queen candidate, at Emerald Ball, Los Angeles, California, May 9, 1959]

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[Rose Matsui, East Los Angeles JACL Northwest queen candidate, at Emerald Ball, Los Angeles, California, May 9, 1959]
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Los Angeles, Calif., May 9, 1959

(96.267.676)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, May 11, 1959.

Rose Matsui, East Los Angeles (ELA) Japanese American Citizens' League (JACL) Northwest queen candidate and first entrant in the JACL queen race, at the ELA JACL 5th annual Emerald Ball held at the Old Dixie restaurant in Los Angeles, California, May 9, 1959. Three quarter length portrait of Matsui, a young woman in white gown and gloves with corsage at proper left shoulder. Includes Sumi Takemura, 1957 Nisei Week attendant pinning a corsage to Matsui's proper left shoulder; flanked by two women, ELA queen committee members Mio Fujita and Mabel Yoshizaki, holding a sign in front, "Emerald Ball". Tables covered with white tablecloth and tableware, and chairs at sides. Low ceiling and pictures on wall in background.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Emerald Ball -- East Los Angeles JACL Northwest Queen Candidate -- Rose Matsui.

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