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[Mikio Oda with track and field athletes from Japan in front of Rafu Shimpo office, Los Angeles, California, March 16, 1964]
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Los Angeles, Calif., March 16, 1964

(96.267.816)

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.

Mikio Oda, former Olympic champion and leader of group, stands with Japanese track and field athletes in front of the Rafu Shimpo office in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, March 16, 1964. Dressed in a light colored suit and striped necktie, Oda stands with hands behind his back flanked by four young men in matching jackets with insignia, "Japan Amatuer Athletic Federation 1964", and striped necktie, and an elderly gentleman in a suit at far left. Sign on wall in background, "Rafu Shimpo, L.A. Japanese Daily News." They are identified: Isao Toshima (host), Hiromi Yamada, Kanichi Yasuda, Oda, Hisao Morita, and Masashi Otsubo.

Inscription
Typed on orignal envelope: Oda, Mr. -- Sport from Japan.

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