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[New Ginza contract signing, Los Angeles, California, May 14, 1965]

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[New Ginza contract signing, Los Angeles, California, May 14, 1965]
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Los Angeles, Calif., May 14, 1965

(96.267.868)

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.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, May 15, 1965, Japanese section.

Three men sign New Ginza contract to sublease restaurant and bar from the International Kashima Kensetsu company in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, May 14, 1965. Three men sit at table with pens in hand over contract papers. Eight other men stand behind them. All wear suits. A briefcase is visible under the table. They are identified: (seated) Yoshiyuki Fujii of IKK, Kinbo Komatsu, owner of New Ginza, and Hayato Takase, secretary of IKK; (standing) Mishimoto, Doizaki, George Beck, George Aratani, Kitosaburo (lawyer), Maeda of Sumitomo, Ito of IKK, Mori (lawyer).

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Ginza Contract.

History
The International Kashima Kensetsu company built a new building where the Miyako Hotel previously stood in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California.

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