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

This brief segment (00:15; emulsion damaged) shows a bungalow court ("Ruth Court"); a woman in an apron stands on the front step of a house, near a car; she walks through the yard to take a paper handed to her by a man passing through the gate.

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 12:44 a.m.


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