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[Second annual conference of the California Young Buddhist League (C.Y.B.L.), Fresno, California, April 15-17, 1938]

Kamiyama (Studio)

[Second annual conference of the California Young Buddhist League (C.Y.B.L.), Fresno, California, April 15-17, 1938]
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panoramic photograph
H: 10 in, W: 41.25 in

Fresno, Calif., April 17, 1938

(99.201.12)

Buddhist Churches of America Archives

Description

1 photographic print : sepia toned.

Panoramic portrait of second annual California Young Buddhist League (C.Y.B.L.) conference participants, Fresno, California, April 15-17, 1938. Young people are arranged in several rows in front of a large white building; first row consists of men kneeling or sitting on the ground; second row is seated; remaining rows consist of people standing. Men wear suits and women are in light colored blouses. Ministers seated in second row center are identified: Rev. Shisei Todoroki (1st), Rev. Daisho Tana (2nd), Rev. Bumpo Kuwatsuki (3rd), Rev. Chonen Terakawa (7th), Rev. Enryo Shigefuji (8th), Rev. Tansai Terakawa (9th), Bishop Kenju Masuyama (10th), Rev. Shozen Naito (12th), Rev. I. Kyogoku (13th), Rev. Shingetsu Akahoshi (14th), Rev. R. Katsueda (?) (15th), Rev. G. Nagafuji (16th), Rev. Sensho Sasaki (18th). Men identified in second row, from left: Jack Iwata (10th), Fred Nitta (23rd). Man identified in 3rd row to the right, behind Fred Nitta, Mr. Mayeda. Men wear suits and women wear white blouses. Eight banners representing groups from different areas are spread out and displayed at back of crowd including North American Federation of Y.W.B.A., Y.M.B.A. of North America, Hompa Hongwanji LA Betsuin Y.B.A., Central California District, Coast District of CYBL, NC District of CYBL, Southern California Y.B.A. Large round white building in background.

Inscription
Printed in white on photograph, BC: Second Annual Conference of the California Young Buddhist League / Fresno, California, April 15-16-17, 1938. Printed in white on photograph, BRC: Kamiyama Photo / Fresno.

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