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[Republican Citizens Committee to re-elect Congressman Gordon L. MacDonough at Eigiku restaurant, Los Angeles, California, September 1962]

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[Republican Citizens Committee to re-elect Congressman Gordon L. MacDonough at Eigiku restaurant, Los Angeles, California, September 1962]
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photograph | negative


Los Angeles, Calif., September 1962

(96.267.772)

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.

Men and women of the Republican Citizens Committee to re-elect Congressman Gordon L. MacDonough to the 30th District gathered at Eigiku restaurant in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, September 1962. Four women and eleven men sit and stand in two rows behind a table covered with white tablecloth and dishes of Japanese food; chairs with grid backing in foreground. Caucasian man and woman sit in front row amongst three women and two men; eight men in suit stand in back row. They are identified (left to right): seated, Mrs. Shirakawa, Mrs. Hitomi, Mrs. Murayama, MacDonough, Saburo Kido, unknown, Katsuma Mukaeda; standing at far right, unknown, unknown Louis Aihara, Soichi Fukui, Henry Tsurutani, Mr. Sakoika, Eiji Tanabe and Yoshi Inadomi. Pictures on wall in background.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Republican Committee for Congressman MacDonald at Eigku.

History
Eigiku opened in 1954 on San Pedro Street in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California. Soichi Fukui and Katsuma Mukaeda were appointed co-chairmans of the Citizens Committee to Re-Elect Gordon L. MacDonough.

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