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[Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty exchanges gifts with unknown Japanese group, California, 1966?]

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[Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty exchanges gifts with unknown Japanese group, California, 1966?]
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Los Angeles, Calif., March 29, 1962

(96.267.936)

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

Description

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

Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty exchanges gifts of a Los Angeles City flag and a Bird of Paradise painting with an unknown Japanese group in wood paneled room with heavy curtains and group at United Airlines terminal in Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in California, 1966?
1N: Mayor Yorty holds a long piece of paper with Japanese writing next to a Japanese man holding a painting of a Bird of Paradise. They are flanked by an older couple at left and an older man wearing a name tag at right.
2N: Mayor Yorty and Councilman Karl Rundberg, right, present the Los Angeles City flag to two Japanese men, left.
3N: Mayor Yorty holds a Los Angeles City flag flanked by two Japanese men, one holding a Bird of Paradise painting and the other holding folded paper.
4N: Tall Caucasian woman in lace dress presents long white boxes to three older Japanese women in kimono.
5N: Councilman Rundberg, shakes hands with a Japanese man as former Consul General of Japan Yukio Hasumi, far right, and a Caucasian man look on.
6N: Group of Japanese and Caucasian men and women stand at stand in United Airlines terminal at LAX. Consul General Hasumi stands third from right and Councilman Rundberg is fifth from right.

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