[New Fujiya Hotel women president from Japan at reception in Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, March 11, 1964]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
March 11, 1964
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.
Published in Rafu Shimpo, March 12, 1964.
Fujiya Hotel president, Hisako Shotani, and travel writer, Ayako Totsuka, at a reception in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California, March 11, 1964. Both women wear elaborate kimonos and name tags as they stand in a corner. Dressed in bird and wave design kimono with hair upswept, Shotani stands at right holding a clutch purse. Totsuka wears a floral design kimono with her hair tucked behind her ears.
Typed on orignal envelope: Woman Executive from Japan -- Reception at Ambassador Hotel.
Shotani was on a promotional tour to build relationships with the top six hotels in the United States and to develop sister-city relations between Miami and Atami City where the Fujiya Hotel is located.
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