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[Diane Kudo, contest winner at Haosuko Gem and Pearl Company in Kajima Building, Los Angeles, California, April 8, 1968]

Miyatake, Toyo
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[Diane Kudo, contest winner at Haosuko Gem and Pearl Company in Kajima Building, Los Angeles, California, April 8, 1968]
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Los Angeles, Calif., April 8, 1968

(96.267.997)

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

Description

1 negative : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, April 12, 1968, Japanese section.

Diane Kudo, pearl guessing contest winner, holds prize at the Haosuko Gem and Pearl Company in the Kajima Building in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, April 8, 1968. Woman in white dress and hairbow holds a giftwrapped box atop a display case of a crown. Display cases of jewelry line walls at left. Framed works hang on walls. Folding lanscape screen on back wall. Plants along floor at back and right.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Haosco Pearl Co.

History
Haosuko had a contest for guessing "How many pearls were used?" for a crown on display in the store. Kudo guessed exactly 640 pearls and won a gemstone painting.

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