Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of a 1931 trip to Japan. Footage is in black-and-white. Much of the footage is blurry. The following footage is in focus: 03:41 - Japanese schoolchildren perform at an outdoor school event 04:20 - Scenes of an aerial tram traveling up a steep mountain 06:41 - Busy street scenes and shots of a city in Japan 07:41 - Man playing golf 08:55 - Japanese family (several blurry shots) 10:55 - Scenes from a ship in rough water 12:37 - Japanese family (several blurry shots)
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
Tsuboi family home movie, featuring a trip across the Pacific Ocean on a ship, and scenes of Japan. Footage is in black-and-white. 00:00 - Scenes from aboard the Japanese transport ship Arabia Maru as it crosses the Pacific Ocean. Shots of the ocean, crew, and passengers. This ship carried many immigrants to the Pacific Northwest. 07:07 - Scenes from Japan, including a snowy village, a garden, Mount Fuji, and temples. Some footage taken from aboard a moving train.