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[U.S. Suzuki Motor Group welcomes Japan Suzuki dealers at Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California, October 26, 1966]

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[U.S. Suzuki Motor Group welcomes Japan Suzuki dealers at Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California, October 26, 1966]
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Los Angeles, Calif., October 26, 1966

(96.267.935)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, October 27, 1966, Japanese section.

United States Suzuki Motor Group greets large group of Japan Suzuki dealers at the Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, October 26, 1966.
1N: Group portrait of forty three men in suits in front of Japan Air Lines airplane. Two men kneel in front holding a large banner, "Welcome Japan Suzuki Dealers, U.S. Suzuki Motor Corp., October 26, 1966. The rest of the men stand on tarmac or on ramp stairs.
2N: Two Japanese men in suits shake hands as large group of men in suits stand on ramp stairs from Japan Air Lines airplane in background. Identified (left to right): Shunjo Suzuki (President), Osamu Suzuki (U.S. President), and Koichi Higashino (Tokyo branch head). (Published)

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Japan Air Lines Photo -- at Airport -- Suzuki Motor Group.

History
Forty branch heads of Suzuki in Japan came to the United States on the occasion of the establishment of a main branch in the U.S.

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