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[Fifth North American Young Men and Women's Buddhist Association, Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, California, April 13, 1930]

Imada Studio

[Fifth North American Young Men and Women's Buddhist Association, Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, California, April 13, 1930]
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panoramic photograph
H: 10 in, W: 34 in

Los Angeles, Calif., April 13, 1930

(99.201.17)

Buddhist Churches of America Archives

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Panoramic group portrait of the fifth North American Young Men and Women's Buddhist Association (YMWBA) participants in front of Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, April 13, 1930. Four rows of men and women pose in front of entrance in street on corner of First Street and Central. Men in suits sit in first row; a girl stands at far R and a little boy in argyle sweater sits in lap of man second from R. Men sit in C of second row with women and a few men standing at ends; woman at R holds an infant in her arms. Third and fourth rows stand; man third row holds a boy in a cap at R; one girl stands among men in suits in back row. White vertical sign with Japanese writing to R of entrance. People are identified: (first row, L-R) Rev. K. Ogura (10th person), Rev. T. Teragawa, (11th), Hiroshi Nagamura (14th), Henry Miwa (?) (19th); (second row) Masayoshi Itatani, wearing eyeglasses and standing to R of Henry Miwa; (third row, L-R) Michiko Konishi (6th person), Hiroshi (?) Yamade (11th), Saburao Inouye (17th); (fourth row) Matsumoto (5th), Mayeda (?) (9th), Dr. Kato (11th), Jack Okano (15th), Masao Yamade (20th). Men wear suits, neckties and ribbons on their lapels. Thw women wear flapper hats and coats over dresses. Dark open entrance of large brick building with deep inset windows in background. A small child and man stand near a parked car in background at far R.

Inscription
Printed in white on photograph, B (In Japanese): April 13, 1930. Printed in white on photogrpah, BR: Imada Studio.

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