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[Former prince Tsunenori Takeda and Japan National Olympic ice hockey team visits home of Fred Wada and Helms Foundation, Los Angeles, California, March 20, 1962]

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[Former prince Tsunenori Takeda and Japan National Olympic ice hockey team visits home of Fred Wada and Helms Foundation, Los Angeles, California, March 20, 1962]
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Los Angeles, Calif., March 20, 1962

(96.267.759)

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

Description

4 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

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

Former prince Tsunenori Takeda and the Japan National Olympic ice hockey team visit the home of Fred Wada and the Helms Foundation in Los Angeles, California, March 20, 1962. Includes Paul Helms, Jr. presenting a Helms Foundation award to former prince Tsunenori Takeda with brick wall background; Japanese and Caucasian men in suits sitting in rows on benches eating and talking outside under covered area; three Japanese men, including white-haired Fred Wada and Takeda, and a Caucasian man in suits sitting around a table covered with dishes of food in a home; three young men in suits sitting on tatami floor looking at papers on low table.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Ice Hockey Team from Japan -- at Fred Wada Home and Helms Foundation.

History
The Japan National Olympic ice hockey team, winners of Class B world amateur championship, played Los Angeles Canadian hockey all-stars while in Los Angeles in 1962. Most members were from Iwakura Gumi team of Hokkaido.

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