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[Allen Tamura, Peace Corps volunteer, at home, Pasadena, California, November 29, 1963]

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[Allen Tamura, Peace Corps volunteer, at home, Pasadena, California, November 29, 1963]
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Pasadena, Calif., November 29, 1963

(96.267.805)

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

Description

1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo supplement, December 20, 1963.

Allen Tamura, Peace Corps volunteer to Africa, at home with a Caucasian man next to tribal shield, spear and drum in Pasadena, California, November 29, 1963. Tamura stands at left holding top edge of shield which rests on top of drum; Caucasian man kneels at right. Spear is propped against wall, left, next to a book shelf with figurines. Closed door at right.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Tamura, Mr. -- at Home -- Pasadena.

History
Tamura was in the first group of Americans in the Peace Corps in 1961. He was a Senior in Biology at University of California at Riverside at the time. He was sent to Tanganyika, Africa.

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