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[Miss Fujiko Yamamoto from Japan in front of Rafu Shimpo office, Los Angeles, California, October 1959]

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[Miss Fujiko Yamamoto from Japan in front of Rafu Shimpo office, Los Angeles, California, October 1959]
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Los Angeles, Calif., October 1959

(96.267.691)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, October 14, 1959, Japanese and English sections.

Japanese actress Fujiko Yamamoto stands beside an older woman in front of the Rafu Shimpo office building, "Rafu Shimpo, L.A. Japanese Daily News," in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, October 1959. The former Miss Japan 1951, left, wears a white sleeveless dress with floral design and belt. She has short hair and carries a sweater and handbag in her proper right hand. The other woman wears a patterned suit, dark sunglasses and her proper left ankle is bound; she holds a black handbag in her proper left hand. "Rafu Shimpo, L.A. Japanese Daily News" on wall behind them.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Yamamoto, Miss Fujiko from Japan.

History
The twenty-six year old actress Fujiko Yamamoto was in Los Angeles for a two-day visit. She was under contract with Daiei Motion Picture Company.

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