[Father Michael McKillop receiving Fifth Class Order of the Rising Sun award on behalf of Father Hugh T. Lavery at office of Consul General of Japan, Los Angeles, California, June 15, 1966]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
June 15, 1966
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
1 photographic print : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.
2 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.
Published in Rafu Shimpo, June 16, 1966.
Consul General Toshiro Shimanouchi presents medal and certificate of the Japanese government's Fifth Class Order of the Rising Sun to Father Michael McKillop who receives it on behalf of Father Hugh T. Lavery at Consulate General office in Los Angeles, California, June 15, 1966. Older white-haired Caucasian man wearing eyeglasses and priest's collar holds medal in box and edge of certificate written in Japanese as Japanese man in suit holds left edge of certificate. Also includes Father McKillop holding medal next to Consul General and six other older Japanese men in same room.
Typed on original envelope: Father McKillips Award Presentation at Japanese Consulate Office.
Father Hugh T. Lavery was a Maryknoll Missionary who was one of seven Chaplains in the American concentration camps during World War II.
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