Japan Society Hosts Luncheon with Notable Participants

Year: 1913

On June 26, 1913 Japan Society hosted a luncheon at the Hotel Astor with a number of notable figures from the U.S. and Japan. Guests of honor included: Hamilton Wright Mabie, essayist, editor, critic, and lecturer; David Starr Jordan, founding President of Stanford University; Dr. Joichi Soyeda, lawyer and economist representing the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce; Lindsay Russell, President of Japan Society; Tadao Kamiya, Chief Secretary of the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce; Kiujiro Okazaki, member of Japanese Parliament; and Reitaro Ichinomiya, New York agent of the Yokohama Specie Bank. Caption from the Library of Congress: “Photograph shows Hamilton Wright Mabie, David Starr Jordan, Dr. J. Soyeda, Lindsay Russell, Tadao Kamiya, Kiujiro Okazaki, Reitaro Ichinomiya at a luncheon sponsored by Japan Society at the Hotel Astor in New York City on June 26, 1913.”

Source: Library of Congress (Prints & Photographs Division)
Added Date: 03/15/2021