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[Senator Thomas H. Kuchel campaigning in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, October 25, 1962]

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[Senator Thomas H. Kuchel campaigning in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, October 25, 1962]
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Los Angeles, Calif., October 25, 1962

(96.267.778)

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

Description

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

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, October 26, 1962, Japanese section.

Republican Senator Thomas H. Kuchel campaigns for re-election at Eigiku restaurant in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, October 25, 1962. Various shots of Kuchel, a Caucasian man with receding hairline in a suit, dark necktie and sometimes eyeglasses, posing with his wife, a tall smiling blond woman, and Japanese American supporters in suits inside and in front of restaurant with lattice work.
1P and 6N: Young woman in kimono, Miyoko Ichihashi, presents a flower bouquet to Senator and Mrs. Kuchel on sidewalk outside of restaurant as two men in suits, Eiji Tanabe and George Inagaki, look on at right.
2P and 7N: Senator Kuchel stands with arms around the shoulders of his wife, center, and an older Japanese man, right. Two women in suits, gloves and hats, Mrs. Hitomi and Mrs. Maruyama, stand at left.
3P and 8N: Two smiling men in eyeglasses, George Inagaki and Senator Kuchel, stand shoulder to shoulder in front of a wall with a sign, Art School galler, in background.
4P and 9N: Senator Kuchel talks to Eiji Tanabe in profile as another Caucasian man sitting at right holds a microphone between the men. Restaurant and people in background.
5P and 10N: Group portrait of nineteen people inside restaurant. Senator Kuchel and wife sit in center at long table covered with white tablecloth flanked by two men at right and two men, Soichi Fukui and Katsuma Mukaeda, at left. Mrs. Hitomi and Mrs. Maruyama stand in second row, center. Another woman stands behind them flanked by ten men in third row, including George Inagaki (4th from left) and Eiji Tanabe (4th from right). Portrait of Kuchel partially visible on wall behind group.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Senator Kuchel (Campaign in Li'l Tokyo) -- c/o Archie.

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