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[Mother and daughter teachers, Helen and Jane Masamura, teaching home economics at Wilson High School and Stevenson High School, Los Angeles, California, December 9, 1959]

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[Mother and daughter teachers, Helen and Jane Masamura, teaching home economics at Wilson High School and Stevenson High School, Los Angeles, California, December 9, 1959]
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California, December 9, 1959

(96.267.697)

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

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo supplement, December 19, 1959.

Mother and daughter home economic teachers, Mrs. Helen Masamura and Miss Jane Masamura, teach sewing to Wilson High School girls and cooking to Stevenson Junior High School girls, respectively, in Los Angeles, California, December 9, 1959. A Caucasian man, principal Kenyon Smith, observes Jane dressed in apron and hair pulled back in a bun showing girls a recipe and how to peel a potatoe. Helen in short curly hair shows girls how to hand sew and use a sewing machine.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Wilson High -- Stevenson High -- Masamura, Miss.

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