Tsuboi Family home movies

Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Portland Winter Scenes" Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Color Parade" Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Oriental Scenes Manchuria - A Matsushima Original" Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Annie & Robbie's Ballet" Tsuboi Family Home Movie - [no description] Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Pendleton Rodeo - Scenes Aboard Japanese Training Ship" Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Model T" Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Japanese Scenes 1931" Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Japanese Scenes - Africa Maru (ship) - Shots of Portland & S... Tsuboi Family Home Movie Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Family Scenes - Italian Battleship - Isabell Dunbar Beverage's F... Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Mt. Hood Loop Rd 1925 - Scenes aboard Japanese battleship" Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Sea Scenes aboard freighter - Japanese scenery" Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "1931 Los Angeles" Tsuboi Family Home Movie - [Compilation short reels]

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MI Tsuboi

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Tsuboi Family home movies


  • 1925 - 1960 (Creation)


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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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The collection contains home movies filmed by members of the Tsuboi Family circa 1925-1960. The films depict Japanese American family scenes and feature locations around Oregon, Washington, California, and British Columbia, including the Columbia River Gorge, Mt. Hood, downtown Portland, Pendleton Round-Up, the Oregon Coast, Seattle, Yosemite National Park, and Los Angeles. Also included in the collection is footage taken in Northeast China, Japan, and on voyages across the Pacific Ocean.

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