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

This segment (02:31) shows a large family or company picnic on a windy day, ca. 1926; presentation of awards and trophies on a bandstand stage, under an American flag; a woman and a man address the audience; crowds at the picnic; children with bottles of soda; tables of food; and family groups seated on the ground.

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 12:24 a.m.


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