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[Yoshio Kobata, Gardena's outstanding citizen of the year at Elk's Club, Los Angeles, California, November 17, 1967]

Miyatake, Toyo
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[Yoshio Kobata, Gardena's outstanding citizen of the year at Elk's Club, Los Angeles, California, November 17, 1967]
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Gardena, Calif., November 17, 1967

(96.267.974)

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

Description

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

Yoshio Kobata, Gardena's outstanding citizen of the year 1967, at a party at the Elk's Club, Gardena, California, November 17, 1967.
1N: Yo Kobata, a balding Japanese man in a suit with striped necktie holds a plaque, "Yoshio Kobata, Our congratulations upon selection as Gardena's outstanding citizen for 1967" from the Nisei Memorial Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, stands next to a table covered with plaques and gifts; American flag in background.
2N: Yo Kobata sits next to his wife at head table on left while a Caucasian man in dark suit and eyeglasses stands at microphone at podium beneath a banner, "Yo Kobata, outstanding citizen of the year 1967." Other people sit further to right at head table decorated with carnation garland and flower arrangement.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Yo Kobata -- Elks Club.

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