[Banquet for Toshiro Henry Shimanouchi, Consul General of Japan, at Statler Hilton, Los Angeles, California, ca. 1964?]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
11 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.
Banquet for Toshio Henry Shimanouchi, Consul General of Japan, at the Statler-Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, California, 1964. Includes various images of Shimanouchi at podium with microphone at head table and greeting guests.
1P: (L to R) Bruce Kaji (seated), Takeyasu, and Shimanouchi at head table.
2P: George Saiki, Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty's representative, shakes hands as he presents a plaque to Shimanouchi at head table.
3P: Standing ovation for Shimanouchi standing at podium at head table. Victor Carter and Bruce Kaji stand at left clapping. Mrs. Shimanouchi sits at far left.
4P: Victor Carter, Bruce Kaji, Shimanouchi (speaking at podium), unknown person behind flowers and Ken Nakaoka at head table.
5P: Mrs. Shimanouchi, Bruce Kaji, and Los Angeles Supervisor Ernest E. Debs standing behind podium at head table.
6P: Mrs. Mochizuki, right, presents a gift to Mrs. Shimanouchi bowing in light-colored kimono, left, at head table.
7P: Consul General and Mrs. Shimanouchi greets guests.
8P: The Shimanouchi's stand in profile greeting Judge John Aiso, left.
9P: Mr. and Mrs. Victor Carter socialize with Mrs. Shimanouchi, right. The women stand with arms around each other.
10P: James Mitsumori, right, stands behind podium and talks to Shimanouchi who faces away from viewer.
11P: Los Angeles County Coroner Thomas Noguchi, left, shakes hands with Shimanouchi as Morio Fukuto looks on. White marks on original image.
Typed on original envelope: Toho New President.
Ernest E. Debs was a Supervisor of the third district of the County of Los Angeles, California. Sam Yorty was Mayor of Los Angeles from 1961 to 1973.
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