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[Ikuo Kawashima with sloop, "Koraasa", at Little Tokyo Parking, Los Angeles, California, February 19, 1966]

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[Ikuo Kawashima with sloop, "Koraasa", at Little Tokyo Parking, Los Angeles, California, February 19, 1966]
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Los Angeles, Calif., February 19, 1966

(96.267.894)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, February 14, 1966, Japanese section, and February 16, 1966.

Mr. Ikuo Kawashima with sloop, "Koraasa", on his round-the-world voyage at Little Tokyo Parking in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, February 19, 1966. Japanese man in shirtsleeves and eyeglasses paints the underside of a boat on trailer parked in a space in front of a parking structure; boat has illustrations of Japan, a sailboat, a palm tree on shore, a car towing sailboat, Statue of Liberty, sailboat on water and the tower of Pisa in Italy.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Kawashima, Mr. (Koraasa) at Tokyo Parking.

History
Ikuo Kawashima was on the last leg of his voyage around the world which he commenced in Genoa, Italy in 1964, with a stop in New York in July 10, 1965. The 19 foot sloop was parked at Little Tokyo Parking lot located at Second and Central Ave. The route of the last leg was from Los Angeles to Wilmington to Hawaii and finally to Yokohama, Japan.

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