Rev. Sensho Sasaki Collection (96.150)


Films of Japanese American communities in Los Angeles, Stockton, and Tacoma, 1926-1933, by Buddhist minister, Rev. Sensho Sasaki.

#9: 1) 2 little boys posing for camera;
2) Pan from temple to minister's house. People, lots of automobiles. Various shots of YBA people in front of temple;
3) People posing for photograph;
4) Fujinkai women making bento;
5) People setting up for group shot in front of temple. Long pan of people set up for panorama photograph;
6) 2 boys dressed in soldier outfits, complete with backpack and guns. Playing, shooting, etc. (7:34).

#11: 1 reel of b&w; 16mm film. Scenes include:
1) Chigo, procession down street. Automobiles, scene shot from second story;
2) Children posing for panoramic still.
3) Young woman walking down stairs;
4) Mother and sons, sons in beanies riding bicycles;
5) Swimming in pool;
6) River outing, swimming, boys eating sukiyaki, cooked outdoors;
7) University;
8) Tennis, seals;
9) San Francisco bay, ferry, people on ferry and bridge;
10) Rowing, playing in the snow, snowmen, very short baseball shot;
11) Playing golf;
12) Family in formal attire, touring;
13) Close-up pan of young girls. Girls waving goodbye as man takes off in automobile and heads down street;
14) People in front of temple;
15) Stockton baseball team;
16) Various shots of people at temple, all ages (16:04).

#19: 1) Girls in front of temple(?). Fooling around, dancing the Charleston;
2) Yosemite touring. Various views, some with people. Automobile going through giant redwood tree;
3) 2 young girls posing with father;
4) Tennis;
5) Football;
6) Scruffy children eating (ice cream?). 2 boys playing in snow;
7) Speed boat races;
8) Tennis;
9) Boys and girls having fun posing for camera;
10) Young athletes;
11) Baseball--not Japanese Americans;
12) Children going into temple;
13) Stockton and Yamato baseball teams, close-up pans and action;
14) YMBA (Young Men's Buddhist Association) young men leaving Sacramento; 15) Automobiles in downtown Sacramento (15:34).

Credits: Rev. Sensho Sasaki Collection, Gift of the Sasaki Family, Japanese American National Museum (96.150). Preserved and made accessible in part by a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

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family history


HNRC — Última actualización Jun 28 2021 1:49 a.m.

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