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[Caucasian students of Yaeharu Kineya performing at San Kwo Low restaurant, Los Angeles, California, February 2, 1951]

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[Caucasian students of Yaeharu Kineya performing at San Kwo Low restaurant, Los Angeles, California, February 2, 1951]
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photograph | negative


Los Angeles, Calif., February 2, 1951

(96.267.97)

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

Description

5 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

3 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, February 5, 1951, Japanese section.

Two Caucasian students of Yaeharu (Sato) Kineya perform classical Japanese dance and singing at San Kwo Low restaurant in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, February 2, 1951. Young Caucasian man in suit, dark shirt, striped necktie and eyeglasses sings and plays shamisen while Caucasian woman dances with fan in geometric patterned kimono and white tabi. Kineya, Japanese woman in eyeglasses and dark kimono over dress, sits next to Caucasian man playing shamisen as he sings and while woman dances. Japanese men and women sit at tables covered with white tablecloth and food, watching performance and applauding

Inscription
Written on original negative envelope: Kineya Yaiharu.

History
San Kwo Low was located on 200 block of East First Street on the south side.

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