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[Nihon Minyo Kyokai arriving at Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California, November 30, 1965]
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Los Angeles, Calif., November 30, 1965

(96.267.873)

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

Description

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

4 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, December 21, 1965, Japanese section.

Nihon Minyo Kyokai, a folk song group from Japan, arrives at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Los Angeles, California, November 30, 1965.
1P and 4N: Portrait of six women wearing leis and orchid corsages standing in front of airplane ramp stairs; five in kimono and one in western white hat and coat.
2P and 3N: Older Japanese woman in kimono walks down hall, smiling at Caucasian couple ahead of her.
5N: Large group of women in kimonos and men in suits pose, waving, on airplane ramp stairs, while two men shake hands on ground.
6N: Large group of women in kimonos and men in suits pose on airplane ramp stairs, while two men shake hands on ground.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Minyo at Airport.

History
The Nihon Minyo Kyokai came to participate in the Nihon Minyo Taikai that opened on December 1, 1965 at Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California.

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