[Taro Kanow, retired civil engineer of County of Los Angeles Road department, head and shoulder portrait, Los Angeles, California, December 12, 1961]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
December 12, 1961
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
1 photographic print : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.
1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.
Accompanied by business card
Published in Rafu Shimpo supplement, December 20, 1961.
Studio head and shoulder portrait of Taro Kanow, retired civil engineer of the County of Los Angeles Road department, Los Angeles, California, December 12, 1961. Man with graying hair, lined brow, dressed in suit and striped necktie turns slightly to the left while looking to the right of viewer. Gradient background.
Typed on original negative envelope: Kanow, Mr. Taro -- 1961 Holiday Issue.
Taro Kanow became the only Japanese American in the Los Angeles County Road Department when he was hired in 1926 until the end of World War II. He retired after 35.5 years of service.
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