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Black and white silent amateur films by Dave Tatsuno (1913-2006), a businessman in the San Francisco Bay area. Tatsuno's films, before 1942 and the forced exclusion of World War II, generally show family outings, sporting events, holidays, celebrations, and the family business.

This segment, from 1937, shows the newly built Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco; the bridge and San Francisco Bay, viewed from the Marina district; the ramp approach to the bridge; view of the Golden Gate from the west headlands; Shojiro Tatsuno and King Tsuchiya, with the bridge behind; the Pacific Ocean shoreline; the bridge, seen from a moving car (00:50).

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 1:29 p.m.


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