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[U.S. - Japan Goodwill Sister City Mission automobiles in front of Rafu Shimpo, Los Angeles, California, January 1, 1966]
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Los Angeles, Calif., January 1, 1966

(96.267.883)

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

Description

1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, January 1, 1966.

The United States-Japan Goodwill Sister City Mission to promote the Japanese car by Daihatsu in front the Rafu Shimpo building in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, January 1, 1966. Dressed in suits with circular tag in breast pocket, five men stand on sidewalk behind two cars parked in street while one stands in front in street. Dark car parked in front of light colored car. Both cars are decorated with Japanese flag on driver's door, lettering, "U.S. - Japan Goodwill Sister City Mission 1965" and stickers of sponsors, "The Mainichi Press", "Daihatsu", "76 Union." "Rafu Shimpo. L.A. Japanese Daily News" on wall behind them.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: At City Hall.

History
The six men on the goodwill trip visiting sister cities were two engineers from Daihatsu, writers from the Mainichi Press, and alumni from Doshisha University.

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