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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 brief segment shows a track meet at San Francisco's Kezar Stadium in 1937; an unidentified man takes a photograph of the filmmaker; runners on the track; athletes; a pole vault; sprinters cross the finish line [dark]; a relay race (00:26).

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 1:10 p.m.


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