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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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California State University, Sacramento
by North Central Valley Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Mostly in Japanese with some English. English transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei male, born on March 20, 1905 and came to the United States as a Yobiyose ("one who is called"). The Japanese term refers to a law of the time limiting entry only to relatives of aliens already here. Tetsuo's father sent for him to help at an Idaho laundry. Later, Tetsuo and his family went to Tacoma, Washington to start a dry...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by North Central Valley Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview is in Japanese and English. Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei female, born November 26, 1905 to a farm family. In order to meet a 1924 U.S. Immigration law deadline, she entered into an arranged marriage with Kiyoshi Watanabe. Chii arrived in Seattle, Washington at age nineteen in May 1924 and Kiyoshi farmed nearby. Eventually they moved to French Camp, California and managed their own farm. They participated...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette