[Japanese Minister of International Trade and Industry, Takeo Miki's visit to Los Angeles, California, September 29-30, 1966 and October 1 and 3, 1966]
Los Angeles, Calif.,
September 29, 1966
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
7 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.
3 negatives : col. ; 4 x 5 in.
Published in Rafu Shimpo, September 29, 30, 1966 and October 1, 3, 1966, Japanese section.
Japanese Minister of International Trade and Industry, Takeo Miki, at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), receiving honorary doctorate law degree at University of Southern California (USC), receiving key to Los Angeles from Mayor Sam Yorty, and at a dinner party in the Music Room of the Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, California, September 1966.
1N: Minister Miki stands amongst group of ten men and women on tarmac of airport in darkness. Three women wear suits and hats, Mrs. Shimanouchi wears gloves; men wear suits. They are identified: Consul General of Japan Toshiro Shimanouchi and wife (center couple), Miki (third from right) and his wife, Frank Kurihara (second from right), Katsuma Mukaeda (far right).
2N: Minister Miki and his wife stand in front of Exit sign, 25 and 26, at airport. Mrs. Miki, left, wears a large corsage on her suit. Miki holds a hat in proper right hand.
3N: (Color) Portrait of Minister Miki dressed in black robes with velvet trim, purple hood and black mortarboard with yellow tassel on proper left standing with one hand on back of chair next to flag of California at Unversity of Southern California; large painting of cityscape in background. (Published)
4N: (Color) Minister Miki stands at podium with three Caucasian men dressed in black robes with velvet trim, mortarboard with yellow tassel on proper left,at Unversity of Southern California. Man at far right holds purple hood, Miki stands second from right next to man speaking at podium decorated with USC emblem. Men in cap and gowns sit under tents in background. Scepter on stand in front of podium. Red and yellow floral arrangements in foreground, left, and stairs at right.
5N: (Color) Caucasian man dressed in eyeglasses, black robes with velvet trim, mortarboard with yellow tassel on proper left at Unversity of Southern California speaks at podium decorated with USC emblem. Men in cap and gowns sit under tents in background. Scepter on stand in front of podium. Red and yellow floral arrangements in foreground, right.
6N: Minister Miki receives honorary doctorate law degree as two Caucasian men dressed in black robes with velvet trim, mortarboard with tassel place hood over his shoulders while third Caucasian man watches at podium at the dedication of the Von KleinSmid Center at the Unversity of Southern California. Men in cap and gowns applaud as they sit under tents in background. Scepter on stand in front of podium. Floral arrangements in foreground
7N: Statue of "The Trojan" on pedestal, "Faithful, Scholarly, Skillful, Courageous, Ambitious" on USC campus. Barechested male figure wears a Trojan helmet and holds a shield and hilt of sword. Brick building and foliage in background.
8N: Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty presents Minister Miki with key to the City of Los Angeles in his office. Identified (left to right): Frank Kurihara, Shimanouchi, Miki, and Yorty. Flags of United States, California, and Los Angeles in background. (Published)
9N: Minister Miki with Consul General Shimanouchi and a Caucasian couple at a dinner party held at the Music Room of the Biltmore Hotel. Miki holds a plate of food. Men wear suits and woman wears a fur coat. Shimanouchi at far left. Bar and people in background.
10N: Minister Miki and wife sits with Katsuma Mukaeda (far right), Consul General Shimanouchi (second from left) and wife and Frank Kurihara (third from left) in livingroom at dinner party at the Music Room of the Biltmore Hotel.
Typed on original envelope: Miki's Visit c/o Con Iida.
Takeo Miki was Foreign Minister of Japan, 1966-1968 and 66th Prime Minister of Japan, December 9, 1974 to December 24, 1976. He was a USC former student.
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