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

This segment (01:10) shows Setsuo and Yoshiko Aratani entertaining guests at their home in Guadalupe, California [dark]; two women in kimono pose with children and a man on the home's front steps; Setsuo Aratani poses on the lawn with a couple and two dogs, striking a match on his shoe and smoking a cigarette.

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 12:33 a.m.


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