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[Lords basketball team champions, portrait, California, March 18, 1961]

Komai, Aki
Rafu Shimpo [ bio ]
Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Lords basketball team champions, portrait, California, March 18, 1961]
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California, March 18, 1961

(96.267.724)

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

Description

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

Group portrait of the Lords basketball team, champions for four straight seasons, on the basketball court, California, March 18, 1961. Four players in uniform kneel in the front row with two trophies. Four players in uniform and man in suit jacket stand in back row holding a sign, "Champions, 4 seasons straight". Three people sit on bleachers in background. Backboard and windows in background. Uniform composed of V-neck shirt with "L" on left breast and stripe trim, and short shorts.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Lords Basketball Team.

History
Probably San Kwo Low Lords basketball team, champions of the SCNAU (possibly, Southern California Nisei Athletic Union) AA League in 1961.

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