[CINO coronation dance at Institute of Aeronautical Science, Los Angeles, California, ca. 1955]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
December 14, 1955
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
8 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.
Possibly coronation of Lillian Takaki at the California Intercollegiate Nisei Organization (CINO) coronation dance held at the Institute of Aeronautical Science, Los Angeles, California, December 17, 1955.
1N: Individual three-quarter portrait of smiling Takaki in strapless white gown with netting over full skirt, choker necklace and raised tiara, holding a bouquet of roses in front of a brick wall
2N: Woman in strapless dress crows seated Takaki with raised tiara, flanked by two young women wearing strapless dresses and holding roses tied with light-colored ribbon in front of brick wall and windowblinds. Girl at left wears rhinestone and black choker.
3N: Tataki in strapless white gown with netting over full skirt and choker necklace holds a bouquet of roses as she walks down aisle flanked by people.
4N: Three young men in suits and young men (second from right) in strapless dress and rhinestone and black choker stand in front of light colored curtain.
5N: Woman in white blouse and dark skirt presents a scroll to young woman in strapless dress and rhinestone and black choker, left. Microphone at left; musical instruments in background.
6N: Young man in tweed jacket and young man in dark suit and striped necktie exchange a gavel in front of light colored curtains. Latter is same in 5N.
7N: Young man in tweed jacket and young man in dark suit and striped necktie exchange a gavel in front of light colored curtains. Latter is same in 5N. Similar to 7N.
8N: Two young men in dark suits exchange a trophy in front of light colored curtains.
Typed on original negative envelope: Cino Coronation Dance, Cino Convention Dance.
Institute of Aeronautical Science was located at 7660 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, California. (04.15.2008 cht)
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