Photograph of a gift exchange during the 2009 Worthington mayoral delegation to Sayama, Japan

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Photograph of a gift exchange during the 2009 Worthington mayoral delegation to Sayama, Japan is a picture, with genre photograph and group portraits.

It was created on Friday, October 16, 2009.

Wade Duym is the Photographer.

This photograph shows city officials from Worthington and Sayama, Japan, during the 2009 Worthington mayoral delegation to Sayama. From left to right are Sayama City Council President Masayoshi Nakamura, Worthington Mayor Harvey Minton, Sayama Mayor Yukinari Nakagawa and Harvey Minton’s wife, Jane Minton.

Worthington and Sayama have been sister cities since 1999, and through the years have exchanged dozens of delegations, including groups of city officials, residents and school groups. During exchanges between the two cities, delegations typically tour a variety of destinations including city offices, schools, libraries, businesses and more.

The 2009 mayoral delegation celebrated ten years of the sister-city relationship. Their visit to Sayama City Hall included an exchange of gifts between the two cities, including this painting given to Sayama by Worthington.

The original is in a private collection.

This file was born digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Libraries identification code is wcd0190.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on June 13, 2017. It was last updated November 30, 2017.