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[Nisei Week Coronation Committee at Biltmore Grill, Los Angeles, California, March 22, 1961]

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[Nisei Week Coronation Committee at Biltmore Grill, Los Angeles, California, March 22, 1961]
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Los Angeles, Calif., March 22, 1961

(96.267.725)

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

Description

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

Nisei Week Coronation Committee composed of Japanese American Citizens' League (JACL) chapters and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Kazuo Masuka Memorial Post at the Biltmore Grill, Los Angeles, California, March 22, 1961. Thirteen men and women sit around a long table with a white tablecloth and laden with food. A woman sits at the head of the table, facing viewer. Five men in suits sit at left; four men in suits and one woman in sweater sit on right. Empty tables in background. They are identified (left to right): Henry Mori, editor of Rafu Shimpo; Fred Taomaye, Kashu; unknown; Willie Kai; unknown; Akemi Tani; unknown; Bob Hayamizu; Wimp Hiroto, publisher of Crossroad; George Yoshinaga, Kashu; and Junko Maruya, Kashu.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Nisei Week Coronation Dinner Committee -- Biltmore Grill.

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