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Masao Akiyama Collection (92.14.1)

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Black & white amateur footage of K.M. Akiyama Co. located at 115 N. San Pedro Street in Little Tokyo and color footage of Akiyama family at home and playing in Los Angeles, California filmed by Mr. Noritake, ca. 1936 and 1941. Includes footage of exterior views of storefront, people unloading trucks, stocking shelves of family grocery store in preparation for New Year's sale, house flowers, individual family members, boy on bicycle, girl playing piano, kids playing and family house (10:20).

Credits: Masao Akiyama Collection, Gift of Yoshio Akiyama, Japanese American National Museum (92.14.1). Preserved and made accessible in part by a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

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family history

HNRC — Last modified Mar 24 2015 4:22 p.m.


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