[Second Annual Mum Festival at Uneeda Nursery in Southgate, California, October 22, 1950]
October 22, 1950
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
6 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.
Published in Rafu Shimpo, October 28, 1950.
Second Annual Mum Festival held at Uneeda Nursery in Southgate, California, October 22, 1950. Includes young woman in kimono, Chrysthantemum queen Ruby Ushijima, receiving chrysanthemums, Ushijima standing with Southgate Mayor Francis Burnett, a Caucasian man in suit, standing amongst flowers, "Mum Festival" sign made of yellow, purple and white chrysthanthemums by Ishida and Mitsui, nd women in kimono dancing ondo down an aisle in nursery.
Written on original negative envelope: Mum Festival (Annual) -- Southgate -- Mr. Ishida's Nursery (Now Owned by Pete Mitsui).
Uneeda nursery was run by Mr. Ishida and then owned by Pete Mitsui in 1950 (08.23.2007 cht)
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