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Title
Torao Mori teaching Centinela Valley Japanese youngsters rudiments of kendo in Lawndale, Calif., 1958
Contributor
Markado, Al
Date Created and/or Issued
July 13, 1958
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4586
Description
KENDO LESSON-Instructor Torao Mori teaches Centinela Valley Japanese youngsters rudiments of kendo, offshoot of Samurai sword fighting of old. He holds bamboo pole, called shinai, to show pupils they must hit opponents with portion of pole between tip and leather band about 10 inches from tip. Boys are 7 years and older. Mori also teaches fencing to boys, girls, men and women.
Type
Image
Format
b&w negative
Identifier
uclalat_1429_b348_111584-1
ark:/21198/zz0002nb32
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Youth
Lifestyle
Kendo--Instruction and study
Asian American children--Social life and customs
Japanese American children--California--Los Angeles County
Culture
Mori, Torao, 1914-
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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