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Matsutake Contest Photo from 1956

Original Issue Date: Dec. 3, 1956

Translated by The North American Post Staff

The North American Post’s 1956 Matsutake Contest concluded with an award’s ceremony. Consul General Yoshikawa, center, presented the Consulate Cup to contest winner Shigeru Matsumoto, left, in the photo taken by Henry Miyake. The North American Post President Takemitsu Kubota, right, also holds a special trophy from the Consul General.

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