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

This segment (02:43) shows a large family or company picnic on a windy day, ca. 1926; boys and girls eating ice cream cones; guests collecting food at long serving tables; Setsuo Aratani, holding trophies and a box; girls walking with food; young boys, one with ice cream, another with a baseball mitt; a man pouring from a large glass jug into a cup (sake?); and family groups 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 12:27 a.m.

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