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[Honda Motors at office of Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty at Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, January 30, 1968]

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[Honda Motors at office of Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty at Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, January 30, 1968]
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Neg Type: 120.00 mm

Los Angeles, Calif., January 30, 1968

(96.267.988)

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

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5 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty presents a plaque to and talks with Honda Motors representatives in his office, in addition to the representatives meeting with the press at Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, California, January 30, 1968.
1N: Mayor Yorty presents plaque with City of Los Angeles emblem to balding Japanese man in suit. They are flanked by six men in suits. White-haired Fred Wada stands at far right with hand on back of couch. Bird of Paradise arrangement in foreground right.
2N: Mayor Yorty and balding Japanese man hold plaque with City of Los Angeles emblem, flanked by two men in suits; Fred Wada at far right. American and State of California flag in background.
3N: Mayor Yorty sits talking to two Japanese men in suits on couch, left. Gift wrapped box and Bird of Paradise arrangement on coffee table in foreground. Japanese dolls and framed photographs in background.
4N: Press conference with men in suits talking at long table. Balding man at right talks while man opposite takes notes.
5N: Mayor Yorty holds camera case while shaking hands with balding Japanese man. American and State of California flag in background. Telephone and gift wrap on desk in foreground.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Honda Motors -- Mayor's Office with Press.

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