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[Portrait of the second national Young Buddhist convention, Seattle, Washington, April 25, 1941]

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[Portrait of the second national Young Buddhist convention, Seattle, Washington, April 25, 1941]
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panoramic photograph
H: 8 in, W: 26.875 in

Seattle, Wash., April 25, 1941

(99.201.41)

Buddhist Churches of America Archives

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Panoramic portrait of the second national Young Buddhist convention participants in an open area, Seattle, Washington, April 25, 1941. Several rows of men, women and children pose holding 7 signs and 16 banners in front of trees and utility poles. First two rows are seated on ground, including seven men in military uniform and hats. A few other men in uniform are in crowd. Ministers wearing vestments are seated on chairs in third row, center, including a Caucasian woman and are identified (L to R): Rev. E. Terao (with eyeglasses) (1st), Rev. Hojun Sugimoto (2nd), Rev. Sunya Prattt (3rd), Rev. Kenryo Kumata (4th), Rev. Chonen Terakawa (6th), Rev. Enryo Shigefuji (7th), Rev. K. Uchida (8th), Rev. Ryotai Matsukage (9th), Rev. S. Sasaki (11th), Rev. Shingetsu Akahoshi (13th). Top row: Dr. Ryo Munekata, wearing eyeglasses and standing between Tacoma banner and Tacoma sign. Men wear suits and women are in suits, dresses and coats. Participants hold signs from California, Yakima, Tacoma, White River, Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver.

Inscription
Printed in white on photograph, BC: Second national young Buddhist convention. Printed in white on photograph, BRC: Seattle, Wash. / 4-25-41 / Takano / Studio.

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