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Black & white silent amateur footage of the K.M. Akiyama family of Los Angeles, filmed by Mr. Noritake, ca. 1936-1941.

This segment (01:18) shows the Akiyama family posing in front of their home, with individual shots of each. A brief scene shows potted houseplants on exterior shelves. A boy sits on a wheeled toy while holding an Easter basket; boys play and ride a bicycle along the street, and join the father and a friend sitting on the front porch.

Credit: 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.

HNRC — Last modified Aug 21 2012 9:35 p.m.

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