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[NAYMBA Decennial Buddhist convention, Alameda Buddhist Temple, April 10, 11 & 12, 1936]

Tsuji Studio (Oakland, Calif.)

[NAYMBA Decennial Buddhist convention, Alameda Buddhist Temple, April 10, 11 & 12, 1936]
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panoramic photograph
H: 8 in, W: 25.5 in

Alameda, Calif., April 1936

(99.201.30)

Buddhist Churches of America Archives

Description

1 photographic print : sepia toned

Panoramic group portrait of the decennial North American Young Men's Buddhist Association (NAYMBA) convention participants in open area in front of the Alameda Buddhist Temple, California, April 10 to 12, 1936. Five rows of men in suits and ribbons on lapels pose in front of two-storey building. Two women in suits sit among men in first row right. The first and second row are seated with a banner, "Y.M.B.A. League of North America", dividing the group on the left side. Right of banner, clergy are identified in front row (L to R): Fred Nitta (1st), Rev. Joshin Motoyoshi (4th), Rev. Enryo Shigefuji (5th), Rev. Tansai Terakawa (6th), Rev. Giko Abiko (?) (9th). There are four rows left of the banner; five rows in center; three rows to right with a few men standing in back. Drapery with Buddhist symbols cover entrance. Trees on sides in background. Same image as 99.201.31.

Inscription
Printed in white on image, B: N.A.Y.M.B.A. Decennial convention / Alameda buddhist Temple - April 10, 11 & 12, 1936. Printed in white, BRC: Tsuji / Photo. Stamped in blue on back, C: Tsuji Photo Studio / 814 Franklin Street / Oakland California / Glencourt 5548. Written in pencil on back, TRC: Kawamoto.

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