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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Japanese Scenes - Africa Maru (ship) - Shots of Portland & Steele Bridge - 1928 Logging Camp"
- 1928? (Creation)
black-and-white films (visual works); 16mm (photographic film size); safety film; transparencies; 00:13:14
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Teruo Tsuboi and his older brother operated "Tsuboi Brothers" store, selling western-style clothing, suitcases, and jewelry for people coming from Japan. Following World War II, Teruhisa ("Ted") Tsuboi operated an in-store optometry exam room.
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Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of a trip to Japan, the Africa Maru cargo ship, Portland, Oregon, and the Columbia River Gorge. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - Scenes from a trip to Japan, including temples, buildings, streets, and the Kanaya Hotel.
03:27 - Scenes of the cargo ship Africa Maru, which transported many Japanese immigrants to the Pacific Northwest. Japanese civilians bid farewell to the ship. Footage of the ocean voyage, possibly from Japan to Seattle.
06:24 - Scenes of Mount Hood and driving through the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon
07:22 - Scenes of Downtown Portland. Shots of the Tsuboi family.
08:00 - Scenes of the Columbia River Gorge.
08:38 - Iceskating on a frozen lake. Sign reads: Kahlotus.
09:11 - Steel Bridge in Portland, Oregon
09:20 - Scenes of the Columbia River Gorge. Various waterfalls, including Multnomah Falls
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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
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Tsuboi Family Home Movies; MI10698
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