Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Mt. Hood Loop Rd 1925 - Scenes aboard Japanese battleship"

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Mt. Hood Loop Rd 1925 - Scenes aboard Japanese battleship"


  • 1925-1928? (Creation)


black-and-white films (visual works); 16mm (photographic film size); safety film; 00:11:42

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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 a silent film about Mount Hood Loop Road and home movie footage of a Japanese battleship, the logging industry, and the Columbia River Gorge. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - Silent film, "The Mount Hood Loop Road," produced by W.A. Van Scoy. Scenes of Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge, taken from the Mount Hood Loop Road. This film was not made by the Tsuboi family.
05:01 - Scenes of a Japanese battleship. Scenes of a city, possibly Seattle.
06:48 - Scenes of a rural area, taken from a moving train. Scenes of the logging industry.
08:05 - Scenes of Mt. Hood, taken from Portland. Unidentified bridge in the foreground.
08:29 - Scenes of the Columbia River Gorge, some taken from a moving train. Trains in a rural area. Scenes of Crown Point in the Columbia River Gorge.

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

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  • English

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Tsuboi Family Home Movies; MI10701

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