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Photograph of the Blue Circles at the International Institute formal dance in Boyle Heights. Front notes reads: Blue Circles host a formal dance at International Institute in Boyle Heights. Back row from left: Masako Hirama, Kaoru Fujikawa, Masako Kiguchi, Tomi Unoki, Ruby Nakatsugawa, Cheiko Moritani, Florence Abe, Fumi Takata, Kay Moritani, Toke Tanaka Ito, Louise Yamamoto. Front row from left: Aki Hirashiki, Fumi Hattori, Tokie Yamada, Aiko Nomiyama, Ruie Misaka, Emi Furuya, Mich Nomiyama. Title from typed note below photo. A photo from the first panel of Blue Circles and Friends then and now presentation board (csudh_bcl_0001). 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.
Photographs black and white, 5 x 7 inches image/jpeg
Community activities--Associations and organizations--Community and social service organizations Community activities--Festivals, celebrations, and holidays Geographic communities--California--Los Angeles Identity and values--Women Identity and values--Nisei
Boyle Heights, California
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