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[Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty presenting Matsushita Day certificate to Mr. and Mrs. Konosuke Matsushita at Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, May 15, 1963]

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[Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty presenting Matsushita Day certificate to Mr. and Mrs. Konosuke Matsushita at Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, May 15, 1963]
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photograph | negative
Neg Type: 120.00 mm

Los Angeles, Calif., May 15, 1963

(96.267.787)

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; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, May 16, 1963, Japanese section.

Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty presents a certificate proclaiming July 15th Matsushita Day to Mr. and Mrs. Konosuke Matsushita, owners of Matsushita Electronics in Japan, in Yorty's office in Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, May 15, 1963. Smiling Caucasian man, Yorty, stands at left in dark suit presenting a certificate to a woman in a kimono; man in eyeglasses and dark suit looks at viewer as he holds a nine inch Panasonic television, a gift to the city of Los Angeles, at right. Emblem and California flag in front of curtains in background. Also includes Yorty looking at certificate as Matsushita looks on; California flag in background.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Matsushita, Mr. & Mrs. from Japan at Mayor Office.

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