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Title
Woman and girls at a Jr. Miss Christmas party
Date Created and/or Issued
1956-12-19
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Permission to publish the image must be obtained from the CSUDH Archives as owner of the physical item and copyright. In instances when copyright ownership is not clear it is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission.
Description
Photograph of girls sitting at a long table during a Jr. Miss Christmas party or event. A woman is pictured standing behind them. Negative scan.
The Blue Circles and Friends/Komai Family Slides include negatives, photographs, and a presentation board from youth social organizations. The presentation board consists of photos from the Blue Circles, a Young Women's Christian Association Girl Reserves group affiliated with the Centenary Church in Los Angeles. Kay Moratani Komai was part of the social organization before World War II. Komai was born in Berkeley but moved to Los Angeles to live with her aunt and uncle. She first joined the Girl Scouts before joining fifteen to twenty other young women in the Blue Circles. The photographs on the poster boards include pre-war social events, group members, and friends. It also contains 50th wedding anniversary photographs from several of the group members in the 1990s. In addition to the presentation board, the collection also contains color negatives from after World War II of the Little Misses and Jr. Misses social clubs. The Jr. Misses club was also part of the Young Women's Christians Association Girl Reserves group. The photographs from the two social groups include picnics, holiday events, slumber parties, and camping trips.
Type
image
Format
Photographs
color, 2 x 2 inches
image/jpeg
Identifier
bcl_01_10_156
csudh_bcl_0170
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/52799
Subject
Community activities--Associations and organizations--Community and social service organizations
Identity and values--Women
Identity and values--Youth
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Blue Circles and Friends/Komai Family Slides

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