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[East Los Angeles JACL presentation of Helen Shizue Amemiya, Nisei Week queen candidate, at Emerald Ball at Old Dixie, Los Angeles, California, May 28, 1960]

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[East Los Angeles JACL presentation of Helen Shizue Amemiya, Nisei Week queen candidate, at Emerald Ball at Old Dixie, Los Angeles, California, May 28, 1960]
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Los Angeles, Calif., May 28, 1960

(96.267.708)

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

Description

1 photographic print : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, May 31, 1960.

East Los Angeles (ELA) Japanese American Citizens' League (JACL) presents Helen Shizue Amemiya, their candidate for Nisei Week queen at the ELA JACL 6th annual Emerald Ball held at the Old Dixie restaurant in Los Angeles, California, May 28, 1960. 1959 Miss ELA, Rose Matsui, in white evening gown and long gloves hands a bouquet of two dozen American Beauty roses to Amemiya, a young woman in dark patterned evening gown. Includes the Amemiya and Matsui flanked by a man, Nisei Week Festival chairman Eiji Tanabe, and a woman, Queen Committee chairman Mrs. Mabel Yoshizaki. 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: ELA JACL Nisei Week Queen Candidate Presentation.

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