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Black & white silent amateur footage of family and business activities of Setsuo Aratani (1885-1940), filmed 1926-1940.

This segment (03:46) shows Setsuo Aratani posing with several other men outside the Guadalupe Produce Company packing house and offices (Guadalupe, California); stacks of unassembled produce crates; Aratani shaking hands with an unidentified man; interior views of men putting lids on crated produce; exterior views of cars outside the company office; trucks; stacks of crates; a man rolling crates; interior views of the packing house [dark]; a man hammering lids onto produce crates; the packing house office; Setsuo Aratani and his wife Yoshiko seated at desks; the Aratanis driving away in their car; and men stacking crated produce into a truck.

Credits: Setsuo Aratani Collection, Gift of George Aratani, Japanese American National Museum (2004.67). Preserved and made accessible in part by a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

HNRC — Last modified Aug 24 2012 12:30 a.m.


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