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Black and white silent amateur footage, ca. 1930's, primarily of Japanese American business and family life in Los Angeles, California.

This segment shows congregants at a Catholic church; crowds stand on the church steps; interior view of a church service [dark] (00:39).

Credits: Soshiro Kiyama Collection, Gift of Hiroko Roppiyakuda, Japanese American National Museum (2004.7.1). Preserved and made accessible in part by a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

HNRC — Last modified Aug 25 2012 8:29 a.m.


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