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Color silent amateur films by Dave Tatsuno (1913-2006), a businessman in the San Francisco Bay area. Composed largely of home movie clips, taken 1942-1945, of the environment the Japanese Americans lived in during World War II in forced exclusion at the Topaz concentration camp near Delta, Utah.

This brief segment (00:26; dark), filmed May 5, 1945, shows the Tatsuno family returning to their home at 1625 Buchanan St. in San Francisco, following their 3-year incarceration at the Topaz concentration camp; the Tatsuno family standing in the street with a group of men; driving down a street in San Francisco; standing outside their home, and climbing the stairs.

Credits: Dave Tatsuno Collection, Gift of Dave Tatsuno, in Memory of Walter Honderick, Japanese American National Museum (91.74). Preserved and made accessible in part by a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

HNRC — Última actualización Ago 25 2012 8:57 a.m.


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