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[Kenichi Horie at Yacht Club and various other locations, Los Angeles, Anaheim, California, August 1962]

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[Kenichi Horie at Yacht Club and various other locations, Los Angeles, Anaheim, California, August 1962]
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Anaheim, Calif., August 1962

(96.267.769)

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

Description

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

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

Kenichi Horie honored at Yacht Club and Los Angeles City Hall, and visiting Disneyland in Los Angeles, California, August 1962. Includes Horie, dressed in suit, posing with different people, such as Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty and Los Angeles Councilman Edward Roybal.
1P and 6N: Dressed in suit with carnation boutonniere, Horie stands in center holding a plaque and a certificate, flanked by two men and two women. They are identified (left to right): Kakuo Tanaka (Japanese Chamber of Commerce representative; Miss Seki, Nisei Week representative; Horie, Frances Yanai, Nisei Week queen, and David Yokozeki.
2P and 7N: Dressed in suit with carnation boutonniere, Horie stands between two women signing a booklet. Woman in sleeveless light colored dress is Karie Shindo.
3 P and 8N: Horie stands in shirtsleeves with one hand on large Tomorrowland sign with an illustration of a submarine and mermaids, "General Dynamics, Submarine Voyage thru liquid space, Tomorrowland." He holds suit jacket over arm. Manicured landscape and brick building in background, "Disneyland".
4 P and 9N: Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty shakes hands with Horie in Yorty's office at Los Angeles City Hall. Both men wear suits and stand in front of a large City of Los Angeles emblem, curtains and an American flag and California flag; desk in foreground. Horie holds a large portfolio in his proper left hand.
5P and 10N: Dressed in dark suit, Horie stands next to a tall blonde woman in white equestrian outfit with black bowler hat looking at large portfolio in front of a fireplace; carved emblem above fireplace.
11N. Los Angeles Councilman Edward Roybal presents a City of Los Angeles proclamation to Horie; both men wear suits.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Mr. Horie -- Yacht Club.

History
Kenichi Horie sailed in a 90 foot sloop called "The Mermaid" on a solo voyage across the Pacific Ocean from Osaka, Japan to San Francisco, California.

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