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[Friendship plant presentation to Koichi Mizuno of Higashiyama Botanical Gardens, Nagoya, Japan at Mayor's office in City Hall, Los Angeles, California, August 26, 1959]

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[Friendship plant presentation to Koichi Mizuno of Higashiyama Botanical Gardens, Nagoya, Japan at Mayor's office in City Hall, Los Angeles, California, August 26, 1959]
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Los Angeles, Calif., August 26, 1959

(96.267.686)

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

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1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, August 27, 1959, Japanese section.

Mr. Leighton, a representative of Los Angeles Mayor Norris Poulton, presents two friendship plants and California wildflower seeds on behalf of Los Angeles to Japan, represented by Koichi Mizuno of Higashiyama Botanical Gardens, Nagoya, Japan at Mayor's office in City Hall of Los Angeles, California, August 26, 1959. Thin Japanese man in suit and striped necktie shakes hand with a smiling Caucasian man in suit at right while balding Caucasian man in suit at left smiles at left. Manila envelope with Koichi's name leans against two tagged plants, California Holly and Coast Redwood, in cans on desk in foreground. They are identified (left to right): Gardening Director of the Los Angeles Recreation and Park; Mizuno; and Leighton.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: City Hall (Mayor's Office) -- Mr. Mizuno (Nagoya).

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