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[Hobu dance group in front of Rafu Shimpo, Los Angeles, California, September 14, 1963 and Naniwa Bushi group in front of Rafu Shimpo building, Los Angeles, October 2, 1963]

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[Hobu dance group in front of Rafu Shimpo, Los Angeles, California, September 14, 1963 and Naniwa Bushi group in front of Rafu Shimpo building, Los Angeles, October 2, 1963]
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Los Angeles, Calif., October 2, 1963

(96.267.800)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, September 14, 1963 (Hobu) and October 3, 1963 (Naniwa Bushi), Japanese section.

Two subjects included in one record:
1N: Naniwa Bushi group standing in front of the Rafu Shimpo building in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, October 2, 1963. Three other women in kimono, two with furisode sleeves, and two men in suits. "Rafu Shimpo, L.A. Japanese Daily News" on wall behind group.
2N: Head and students of Hobu dance group stands in front of the Rafu Shimpo building in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, September 14, 1963. Three women dressed in light-colored kimono and tabi holding handbags. They are identified (left to right): Senya, student; Senjo Sekawa, head (iemoto) of Hobu; and Senmi, student.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Naniwa Bushi Group at Rafu Shimpo.

History
Naniwa Bushi is also known as Rokyoku or stylized storytelling.

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