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[Women's group in front of Rafu Shimpo building, Los Angeles, California, June 1963]
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Los Angeles, Calif., June 21, 1963

(96.267.792)

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.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, June 27, 1963 and January 1, 1964, Japanese section.

Representatives of the women's group, Nihon Shogo Kaigisho, stands in a row in front of the Rafu Shimpo building entrance in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, June 1963. Eleven women in dresses, skirts and blouses stand below sign, "Rafu Shimpo, L.A. Japanese Daily News". Woman sixth from left wears a kimono.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Women's Group in front of the Rafu Shimpo Building.

History
The group had attended an international women's discussion group in Washington, D.C. and stopped in California via Mexico before heading for San Francisco. The leader of the group was Chira Fujimura, president of Hechima Koron.

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