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[Dave Yokoseki receiving flower seeds for Higashiyama Botanical Garden in Nagoya from Los Angeles Council man Karl L. Rundberg at Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, October 23, 1961]

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[Dave Yokoseki receiving flower seeds for Higashiyama Botanical Garden in Nagoya from Los Angeles Council man Karl L. Rundberg at Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, October 23, 1961]
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Los Angeles, Calif., October 23, 1961

(96.267.744)

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

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, October 26, 1961.

Dave Yokoseki, City Art Commissioner, and Eiji Tanabe receive flower seeds obtained by Los Angeles Councilman Karl L. Rundberg, chairman of Los Angeles-Nagoya Sister City committee, from the City Park and Recreation Department to ship to the Higashiyama Botanical garden in Nagoya for its new wing of its main hothouse, at Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, October 23, 1961. Tall Caucasian man in suit and eyeglasses, right, hands a rectangular package tied with string to a Japanese American man in dark suit and curly forelock, center; balding man in eyeglasses, suit and striped necktie, left, holds a letter from Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty; desk in foreground and large map in background. Also includes a mustached Caucasian man in suit showing posters of Asian art and toys from Nagoya City to Los Angeles to Yokoseki and Tanabe, who stand at right.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Dave Yokoseki and Eiji Tanabe at City Hall -- Candid.

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