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[Kichisaburo Nomura at Kawafuku restaurant, Los Angeles, California, July 2, 1961]

Miyatake, Archie
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Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Kichisaburo Nomura at Kawafuku restaurant, Los Angeles, California, July 2, 1961]
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Los Angeles, Calif., July 2, 1961

(96.267.740)

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

Description

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

Kichisaburo Nomura at Kawafuku restaurant in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, July 2, 1961. A white-haired, elder gentleman in light colored suit and eyeglasses sits in center of a couch with his hands on his knees, a cane leaning on his proper left knee. He is flanked by a woman in knee-length dress with handbag on ground and another man in a suit. Two rows of three women and two men stand behind couch. They are identified (left to right): (front row) Nomura's daughter, Kichisaburo Nomura, Yaemon Minami; (second row) Higashi, Mitsuhiko Shimizu, Mrs. Jeijiro Sato, Mrs. Yoneko Narumi, Meijiro Sato; (back row) Jiro Tani, unknown, Reverend Takahashi, Mr. Eto. Large artwork on wall of two women in full kimono in background. Three fusama doors lean against wall at right. Three tea cups sit on coffee table in foreground.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Nomura Kichisaburo -- Kawafuku.

History
Kichisaburo Nomura was the Ambassador of Japan to the United States at the time of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He was elected to the House of Councillers in Japan.

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