[Kunsho award presentation at office of Consul General of Japan, Los Angeles, California, May 25, 1967 and banquet at Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, May 31, 1967]
photograph | negative
Los Angeles, Calif.,
May 25, 1967
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
2 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.
10 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.
Published in Rafu Shimpo, May 26, 1967.
Consul General of Japan, Toshiro Shimanouchi, presents Order of the Sacred Treasure, or Kunsho (medal) awards, on behalf of the Japanese government to four social Japanese community leaders at his office in Los Angeles, California, May 25, 1967 and banquet at the Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, May 31, 1967. Three men received the Fifth order of the Sacred Treasure: Yasuo Hamano, Matsunosuke Oi and Junichi Yoshitani. One man received the Ranju Hosho award: Shasui Takayanagi. Includes four men in suits with medals on lapels, Hamano, Oi, Yoshitani and Takayanagi, holding wooden tubes and posing with Consul General Shimanouchi, center; and individual portraits of Shimanouchi presenting scroll to each man holding a medal in box; one of the honorees speaking at podium at the Biltmore; men receiving gifts at head table at Biltmore.
Typed on original envelope: Consul General Office Award Presentation -- Kunsho (Medal).
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