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[Judo World Champion Isao Inokuma at Mayor's office in Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, November 9, 1965]

Miyatake, Toyo
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Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Judo World Champion Isao Inokuma at Mayor's office in Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, November 9, 1965]
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Los Angeles, Calif., November 9, 1965

(96.267.871)

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

Description

2 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, November 12, 1965, Japanese section.

Judo World Champion Isao Inokuma, godan (5th belt), visits Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty at his office in Los Angeles City Hall in Los Angeles, California, November 7, 1965. Includes Mayor Yorty presenting a portfolio to Inokuma with American and California flags in background, and Inokuma and Yorty flanked by a Caucasian man, Vice Mayor Quin, and six Japanese men. All are dressed in suits. Kaname Kuniyuki of Nanka Kodokan Judo Yudanshakai stands second from right with eyes closed.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Judo Champion at Mayors Off.

History
Isao Inokuma won the 4th Judo tournament held at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1965.

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