SHADES OF ISSHINRYU
Kyan First Generation 1956
Back row (l-r):
Hall, Cooper, Carter, Smiley, Nagle, Eikei Maekawa & Tomori
Front row (l-r):
Brynor, Rickerson, Tatsuo Shimabukuro & Kichiro, son of Tatsuo
Not shown on this picture:
-Oreo: Very large man, opened a catering business in Washington,
-Stretch: Fought Golden Gloves, thought his punches better than
Senseiís. From N.Y.
-Kanei Uechi: Master of Uechi-ryu, personal friend of Sensei. Was a
good street fighter.
-H.G. Smith took photo
Any verifiable full names would be appreciated. Nicknames caused
the loss of proper names.