Compilation of several short reels of Tsuboi family home movies, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family, the Rose Festival parade, laborers working in hops fields, and more. Footage is in black-and-white and color. 00:00 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family children playing on the beach at the Oregon coast in the early 1950s 02:00 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family in the early 1950s 04:00 - Scenes of the Rose Festival parade, possibly in 1956. 06:00 - Demolition of a building in downtown Portland 07:58 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family in the early 1950s. Children playing, family visits a cemetery, family at the Oregon coast. Scenes from a child's birthday party. 12:00 - Scenes from the 1956 Rose Festival parade, including footage of Jimmy Dodd, Bob Amsberry, and several original Mouseketeers from the Mickey Mouse Club. Several Disney-themed floats. 16:00 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family and a visit to the eastern side of the Columbia River Gorge in the early 1950s. Children playing on the beach on the Oregon coast. 18:00 - Scenes of the Rose Festival parade in the 1950s, including footage of a Japanese Boy Scout float 21:50 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family in the early 1950s. Children playing in the water at the Oregon coast. 23:54 - Scattered buildings at the Minidoka Relocation Center. The Minidoka Relocation Center was one of ten American concentration camps to which Japanese and Japanese Americans were forcibly removed and incarcerated. Followed by a brief shot inside of a busy store, possibly the Tsuboi Brothers Store. 24:19 - Portland Rose Garden. The footage is overexposed. 28:41 - Scenes of laborers in a hops field in the 1930s. Scenes of the farm laborers' camp. Horses on a farm.
Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family, Mount Hood, PDX airport, Columbia River Gorge, the Tenyo Maru No. 3 ship, and a family visit to a farm. Footage is in color. 00:00 - Scenes of Mount Hood. Tsuboi family at Mount Hood. Timberline Lodge parking lot, filled with cars. 01:36 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family near a lake or river. Children playing games. 02:46 - Tsuboi family at PDX airport. Passengers board a United Mainliner 300 plane. 03:43 - Scenes of the Columbia River Gorge, taken at Multnomah Falls and Crown Point. 05:16 - Families and children playing games. Tsuboi family on swingsets. 06:38 - Scenes of the Tenyo Maru No. 3 ship, docked on the Willamette River in Portland. Tsuboi family aboard ship. Sailor with Japanese flag. 07:36 - Farm Scenes
Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family, Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge. Footage is in black-and-white. 00:00 - Family scenes, mainly of three young children. One of the children, a little girl, practices her new walking skills. 04:34 - Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge. 05:09 - Hwy. 26 and quick shots of Mount Hood in the snow 05:31 - A woman playfully gives a big smile at the camera
Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family. This is followed by 3 newsreels produced by Movie Newsreels, Inc. Footage is in black-and-white and has sound. Copyright status of accompanying music on this film is undetermined. 00:00 - Family scenes, with accompanying music. The following newsreel footage is not included in the online access file due to possible outside copyright holders: 01:26 - Screen test of Bonnie Nolan, produced by Movie Newsreels, Inc. Several shots of Bonnie Nolan on a beach in a swimsuit. 04:15 - Newsreel titled "Diving Champ in Action", produced by Movie Newsreels, Inc. Footage of Asian American diver Sammy Lee as he trains for the 1948 Olympics. 06:46 - Newsreel titled "Flashes from the 'Ice-Capades,'" produced by Movie Newsreels, Inc. Footage of ice skaters performing with the Ice-Capades.
Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family, the Oregon coast, ships, the grave of Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge, and winter scenes. Footage is in both black-and-white and color. Some footage is blurry. 00:00 - Scenes of young children 01:36 - Tsuboi family on the beach at Oceanside, Oregon 02:40 - Italian battleship passes under the Steel Bridge on the Willamette River 03:29 - A group at the grave of Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge. Includes brief footage of a man, possibly Japanese diplomat Yosuke Matsuoka. 03:52 - Scenes of the USS Constitution, also known as Old Ironsides, docked in a river. An airplane flying. Woman in a car smiles. 04:32 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family at the Oregon coast. Footage of Rockaway Beach, Oregon. 07:47 - Scenes of Tsuboi family, mostly young children 10:06 - Snowy winter city scenes 11:22 - Scenes of Tsuboi family, mostly young children. Little girl in traditional clothing.
Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family, the Rose Festival parade, a school event, and a family vacation to Vancouver B.C. Footage is in black-and-white. 00:00 - Members of the Tsuboi family exiting a Ford Model T 00:18 - Members of the Japanese American community in traditional clothing, preparing for a parade 01:31 - Japanese American children laugh and play. Boy plays with dog. 02:46 - Military troops march in a parade 03:12 - Scenes of a Japanese American league playing baseball 03:56 - Scenes of the Rose Festival parade in Downtown Portland 07:10 - Ceremony at Union Station in Downtown Portland 07:47 - Scenes of the Rose Festival parade in Downtown Portland, including footage of young Japanese American women in traditional clothing, on a Japan-themed float 09:25 - Japanese American girls perform and play at a school event 09:58 - Scenes from the Rose Festival parade 10:50 - Large crowds attend the opening of the St. Johns Bridge. Floats and automobiles from the Rose Festival parade cross the bridge. 12:37 - Scenes from Tsuboi family vacation. Family crosses the Capilano Suspension Bridge in Vancouver, British Columbia. Scenes from a boat, possibly in Puget Sound. 14:57 - Children perform and play games at a school event
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)