Group eating Sukiyaki dinner on a ship

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Meriko Maida Collection

Photograph of three tables eating sukiyaki on the deck of the ship. Handwritten in blue ink are the following names: "Y. Matsuo", "Mitsuko Neeno", "V. Vasnelell", and "[illegible]ronel". Imposed in red font are "Mitsuko", "Meriko" and "Sumi" identifiying Mitsuko "Mitzie" (Neeno) Nishimoto, Meriko Maide, and Sumi Sakurai who traveled to Japan together in 1937. Caption on webpage: "Leaving San Francisco \ Meriko traveled second class" and "In addition to Mitsuko Neeno, Meriko had left the Richmond area with Sumi Sakurai, who was returning to Japan."

c. 1937


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Courtesy of Meriko Maida Collection, Densho