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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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Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
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
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview in Japanese. English transcription available in the California State University, Sacramento Library. Description : Issei female, born on July 1, 1906. Her father was already in American in 1923 when Hana, her mother, sister and brother came to join him as Yobiyose ("one who is called"). In 1926, at the age of twenty, she married Kuichi Kodama and settled on a Florin farm purchased under someone else"s name. They grew strawberries and grapes but lost their...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview is in Japanese. Hiss and background noise as on original tape. English transcripts available in the California State University, Sacramento Library. Description : Issei female, born in 1904 and came to America with her mother in 1909 as Yobiyose ("one who is called"). Her father was already in Sacramento running a hotel when he sent for them. They moved to Los Angeles where Shizuko met Masayoshi Ito, a medical student. They married and moved to Florin. In 1942 when...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview is in Japanese. Part 3 is in Japanese and English. Part 4 ends abruptly. Transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei female, was born on June 30, 1897. She was a Yobiyose ("one who is called") at age twenty, having been called to America by her parents who were already here several years. She married in 1918 in the Sacramento area where she and her husband farmed for thirty-three years prior to WWII. In 1942...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Additional Description : Translation according to note inside original container: "teacher training: last day or session [?], gift to Saito Yaozu? or Yaosui?, from Nagai, Year 1959 teacher training". Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the San Joaquin Valley Library System. The copyright holder has given Fresno County Public Library permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Entire interview is in Japanese. Hiss and background noise as on original tapes. There is a bird chirping in the background. The recording is stopped multiple times throughout the interview. Parts 1-3 and 5 end abruptly. English transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei female, born September 10, 1900. Mr. and Mrs. Akiyama had many low paying jobs in the Florin area but eventually owned the Florin Fish Store for eighteen...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Issei Oral History Project; Center for Sacramento History
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Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0313 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Issei Oral History Project; Center for Sacramento History
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Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0338 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview is in Japanese. Part 3 ends abruptly. Transcript available at California State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei male, born on May 5, 1897 and immigrated to America at the age of fifteen as a Yobiyose ("one who is called"). His parents were already in the United States and sent for him. They owned a Sacramento boarding house, the Sandaikan, whose residents were single men, married couples, young families. Kazuo worked at a cannery,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview is in Japanese. English transcripts available in the California State University, Sacramento library. Description : Issei male, born January 7, 1896, died in 1991. He came to America at age 18 and worked in Utah copper mines prior to his move to Sacramento. He worked at the John Davis farm for $1 a day in the 1920's. He and his family were evacuated in 1942 when he was 46 years old. They went to Fresno Assembly Center, then to both Jerome and Rohwer camps in Arkansas. When the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview in Japanese. English transcripts available in the California State University, Sacramento Library. Description : Issei female, born July 1, 1904. Mrs. Deguchi immigrated to the U.S. in 1923 after an arranged marriage in Japan. The Deguchis bought farm land with a group of families under the name of a Nisei. Mrs. Deguchi was head of the family, managing the strawberry farm and family; father-in-law controlled money. In 1942 when she was forty-two, Mrs. Deguchi had six children,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Issei Oral History Project; Center for Sacramento History
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Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0348 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Issei Oral History Project; Center for Sacramento History
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Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0307 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Issei Oral History Project; Center for Sacramento History
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Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0318 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Issei Oral History Project; Center for Sacramento History
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Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0331 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Issei Oral History Project; Center for Sacramento History
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Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0309 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 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
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Issei Oral History Project; Center for Sacramento History
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Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0330 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Issei Oral History Project; Center for Sacramento History
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Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0320 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Dominguez Hills
by Mochizuki, Yukio
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Note :  Hiss and noise as on original tape. Right channel recorded at very low level. Description :  These audio recordings of interviews taken by Yukio Mochizuki are part of the Asian-Pacific Collection housed at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). This material focus on Japanese-American life in Los Angeles before World War II, evacuation, internment, and life following release from the camps. Note on original container :  H. Watanabe 8/28/77 sides 1+2 Rights :...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
California State University, Sacramento
by Florin Japanese American Citizens League
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Note : Interview in Japanese. Very high amount of background noise. Static and hiss as on original tape. Content ends abruptly. English transcript available at Sacramento State University, Sacramento University Library. Description : Issei female, born November 5, 1892. At age seventeen she came to the United States as a picture bride. The Imadas lived on farmlands raising hops, then strawberries and grapes. A daughter and son were born to them, but the son died at an early age. Minayo was 60...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Issei Oral History Project; Center for Sacramento History
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Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0308 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette