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

This segment (02:45) shows a large family or company picnic on a windy day, ca. 1926; women with children, including close-ups of young children; groups at the picnic; a group of seated men, one of whom holds a small American flag; people preparing and laying out food for the picnic; a man and woman addressing the crowd; picnic tables set with food; a group of young girls; and crowds and individuals at the picnic.

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 Aug 24 2012 12:22 a.m.

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