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[Planning for White House Regional Conference at Old California State Building, California, November 14, 1961]

Mimura, Kenneth
Rafu Shimpo [ bio ]
Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Planning for White House Regional Conference at Old California State Building, California, November 14, 1961]
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California, November 14, 1961

(96.267.745)

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

Description

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

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, November 16, 1961.

Representatives of Los Angeles Japanese American groups plan for the White House Regional Conference to be held in the Ambassador hotel, November 20-21, at the Old California State Building, California, November 14, 1961. An African American, Caucasian and three Japanese American men in suits sit in cushioned chairs around a rectangular table in a wood paneled room. They are identified (left to right): Robert Reynolds, consultant to the President's Commission on Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Crime; Paul Takeda, Japanese Chamber of Commerce executive secretary; Abner Silverman, coordinator of Senior Citizen panel; Mike Suzuki, Japanese American Community Service acting director; and James Higashi, Japanese American Citizens' League (JACL) regional director.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: c/o Art Takei -- White House Regional Conference at Old State Building.

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