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

This segment shows families at a picnic on an unidentified central California beach, near a large wharf. Families raise their arms in the traditional Japanese celebratory cheer of "Banzai" ("ten thousand years")
(01:47).

Credit: 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 Dec 10 2019 10:46 a.m.


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