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[Mariko Iwamoto, January 5, 1951]

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[Mariko Iwamoto, January 5, 1951]
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Los Angeles, Calif., January 5, 1951

(96.267.92)

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

Description

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

Head and shoulder studio portrait of Mariko Iwamoto, a young woman wearing eyeglasses, pullover with white collar, and a four-leaf clover hanging from a ribbon around her neck, January 5, 1951. Iwamoto, 14 year-old Sansei, was the first Japanese American Student Body president at Lafayette Junior High School. Includes an image of a boy, possibly Joji Akahoshi, hanging up a Community Chest poster on a wall.

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Typed on original negative envelope: Mariko Iwamoto.

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