Fiorello La Guardia shaking hands with Japanese Ambassador Saito
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Friendship Cherry Trees to New York As Well. (New York) Rengo April, 28 1934. Washington's cherry trees [illegible] bloom like US-Japanese friendship every spring [illegible] distribute through the world [illegible] now to New York as well [illegible] the 80th anniversary of US-Japanese friendship [illegible] two hundred friendship cherry trees to Mayor LaGuardia at city hall on April 11. Photograph: Japanese Ambassador to the US Saito giving a cherry tree sapling to Mayor LaGuardia."
April 28, 1934
- La Guardia, Fiorello
Hawai'i Times Photo Archives Foundation
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