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Title
Japanese American girls with a koto during Japanese Girls Day at Robert Hill School in Monterey Park, Calif., 1964
Date Created and/or Issued
March 4, 1964
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) 825-2225
Description
JAPANESE GIRLS DAY-From left Sherri Mishikawa, 4, Janet Hirata, 5, and Elizabeth Dobashi, 7, listen to Aileen Tanimoto, 10, play koto, a traditional Japanese instrument during celebration of Japanese Girls Day at Robert Hill School, 5240 Brooklyn Ave. It was the school's first observance of Japanese Girls Day patterned after Japan's traditional festival of the Doll. The idea of the holiday was projected by the principal, Mrs. Isabelle Ames, who spent three years in Japan as a child.
Type
Image
Format
b&w negative
Identifier
uclalat_1429_b523_223242
ark:/21198/zz0002s272
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Education
Youth
Culture
Japanese American children--California--Los Angeles County
Japanese American women--Social life and customs
Koto
Robert Hill Lane Elementary School (Monterey Park, Calif.)
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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