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Black and white silent amateur films by Dave Tatsuno (1913-2006), a businessman in the San Francisco Bay area. Among Tatsuno's earliest films, taken in 1936-1937, these generally show family events, and meetings of the Young People's Christian Conference, in which Tatsuno was active.

This segment (01:06), filmed January 10, 1937, shows the Chairman's Pow-wow of the Northern California Young People's Christian Conference (NC YPCC) in San Francisco; a title board; participants pose on the front stairs of the Filipino Christian Fellowship of San Francisco; interiors with unidentified individuals and groups looking through photo albums, conversing, and playing rock-paper-scissors.

Credits: Dave Tatsuno Collection, Gift of Dave Tatsuno, in Memory of Walter Honderick, Japanese American National Museum (91.74). Preserved and made accessible in part by a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

HNRC — Last modified Aug 25 2012 1:05 p.m.


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