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[Japanese American Committee for Cranston for Senate reception honoring Alan Cranston at New Ginza, Los Angeles, California, May 14, 1964]
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California, May 14, 1964

(96.267.821)

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

Description

1 photographic print : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

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

Japanese American Committee for Cranston for Senate hosts a reception honoring California State Controller Alan Cranston at the New Ginza restauratn in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, May 14, 1964. Includes Cranston, a balding Caucasian man, sitting in center at a table covered with dishes of food surrounded by four women and three men, and Cranston flanked by two men as he eats with chopsticks.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Jefferson Club at New Ginza -- Mrs. Yoshida.

History
Alan MacGregor Cranston was California State Controller from 1959 to 1967. He was elected to the United States Senate in 1968 and served four terms. | The New Ginza was located on First Street in Little Tokyo according to an advertisement in the Rafu Shimpo (06.22.1964).

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