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[North American Federationof Y.W.B.A. Leagues at Salinas Buddhist Temple, Salinas, California, July 25, 1935]

[North American Federationof Y.W.B.A. Leagues at Salinas Buddhist Temple, Salinas, California, July 25, 1935]
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panoramic photograph
H: 8 in, W: 37.5 in

Salinas, Calif., July 25, 1935

(99.201.29)

Buddhist Churches of America Archives

Description

1 photographic print : sepia toned.

Panoramic group portrait of North American Federation of Young Women's Buddhist Association (YWBA) Leagues participants in front of Salinas Buddhist Church bell tower, Salinas, California, July 25, 1935. Four rows of men and women pose in open area in front of bell tower and temple,left. Men in suits sit in first row, many holding juzu, with four young women in white dresses and smiling man in white pants at far left. The Buddhist clergy are identified: Rev. Kenshi Iwao (1st), Rev. Gyosei Nagafuji (7th), Rev. Y. Iwanaga (9th), Rev. S. Todoroki (19th), Rev. H. Shimizu (12th), Rev. T. Terakawa (13th), Rev. E. Shigefuji (15th), Rev. E. Terakawa (17th), Rev. Enyo Unno (21t), Rev. Giko Abiko (22nd) and Rev. Bunyu Fujimura (23rd). A small girl and boy sit in front row left and another small boy stands between the legs of man in center. Second and third rows composed predominantly of young women in white dresses. Young men in suits stand in back row; man in eyeglasses above rest, far right: Eizo Masuyama. Two women hold a banner, "North American Federation of Y. W. B. A. Leagues", between them at far left. Two women hold a vertical sign in Japanese at far right.

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