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[Two Japanese singers, Koichi Fujimoto and Teruhiko Saigo, in front of Rafu Shimpo, Los Angeles, California, January 20, 1967]

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[Two Japanese singers, Koichi Fujimoto and Teruhiko Saigo, in front of Rafu Shimpo, Los Angeles, California, January 20, 1967]
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Los Angeles, Calif., January 20, 1967

(96.267.943)

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

Description

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

Published in Rafu Shimpo, January 18, 1967, Japanese section.

Two young Japanese male singers, Koichi Fujimoto and Teruhiiko Saigo, stand in front of the Rafu Shimpo and on street with City Hall in background, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, January 1967. Saigo, the taller, skinny male in dark suit, stands behind Fujimoto in light colored suit jacket with his hands on his shoulders in front of the Rafu Shimpo building, "Rafu Shimpo, [L.A.] Japanese Daily News"; same two men stand on sidewalk with top of the Los Angeles City Hall visible above buildings in background..

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Typed on original envelope: 2 Singers at Rafu Shimpo.

History
Teruhiko Saigo was a famous Japanese singer, while Koichi Fujimoto was a twenty-two year old from Hiroshima, Japan studying in Los Angeles, California.

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