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[Japan night at Dodger stadium, Los Angeles, California, April 12, 1962]

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[Japan night at Dodger stadium, Los Angeles, California, April 12, 1962]
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Los Angeles, Calif., April 12, 1962


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


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

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, April 13, 1962.

Japan night at Los Angeles Dodger stadium in Los Angeles, California, April 12, 1962.
1P and 6N. Matao Uriu, Consul General of Japan, in double-breasted suit and Kay O'Malley, wife of Dodger owner Walter O'Malley, in hanten.
2P and 7N. Edwin "Duke" Snider in Dodger uniform and Consul General Kiryu hold a baseball homeplate, "to Los Angeles Dodgers from Nagoya Chunichi Dragons, April 12 1962."
3P and 8N. Nisei Week queen Dianne Kubota in kimono and tiara presenting a bouquet of carnations to Kay O'Malley as Sotaro Suzuki, dean of Japanese baseball stands at right; Color guard in background..
4P and 9N. Group of people stand on baseball field in a line as a man speaks into microphone, right; women in kimono stand amongst them. Identified: Duke Snider; Color Guard composed of 442nd veterans including Toy Kanagae (holding flag); Consul General Uriu in front of flags; Kay O'Malley; Victor Ikeda, JCC representative (3rd from right); Jim Higashi, JACL representative (2nd from right); and Eiji Tanabe, Japanese American community representative speaking to audience.
5P and 10N. Ondo dance performed by Fujima Kunsuma's students. Woman in kimono bows in front of a row of 25 dancers wearing hats and kimono bowing to audience. Dodgers insignia on ground, right.

Typed on original negative envelope: Japanese American Night at Dodger Stadium.

Nagoya is a sister city of Los Angeles, California.

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