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[Welcome banquet for Renshi Shojo Ohtani at Fairmont Hotel (Part of BCA 35th anniversary), San Franciso, California, November 8, 1934]

Wakasa Studio (San Francisco, Calif.)

[Welcome banquet for Renshi Shojo Ohtani at Fairmont Hotel (Part of BCA 35th anniversary), San Franciso, California, November 8, 1934]
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panoramic photograph
H: 11.5 in, W: 19.75 in

San Francisco, Calif., October 28, 1934

(99.201.26)

Buddhist Churches of America Archives

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Portrait of men seated at tables at a welcome banquet hosted by Bishop Kenju Masuyama for Renshi Shojo Ohtani at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, California, November 8, 1934. Men in suits and tuxedoes sit around three rows of twenty-one tables covered with silverware, china, small fringed lamps, flowers, programs and a small bowl of some sort of cocktail in a glass of ice on each setting; six men per table. Seven men stand behind head table to right of rows of tables with large curtained windows in background; they are identified (L to R): Rev. Hosho Sasaki (2nd), Renshi Shojo Ohtani (4th), Bishop K. Masuyama (5th) and Rev. T. Terakawa. Rev. S. Naito, in eyeglasses, is seated at round table in front of Bishop Masuyama. Eight men stand to the right. Empty table in foreground, BR. Three Caucasian men on stage in background, TL; one man seated at piano.

Inscription
Printed in white on image, B: Wakasa Studio S.F. Printed in white on image, BC (In Japanese): Showa 9 nen 11 gatsu 8 nichi [?] Feamonto Hoteru. Written in ink on back, B edge: November 8, 1934 Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco Welcome Banquet for Renshi Shojo Ohtani (Part of BCA 35th anniversary).

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