Little Tokyo 1930s Home Movie: Kawasaki, Akira

Home movie of pre-World War II Los Angeles, including the Little Tokyo neighborhood in Downtown Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Harbor. Footage documents Downtown Los Angeles night traffic, the annual Nisei Week Parade in Little Tokyo, ships at the harbor, and construction. This internegative was obtained through a restoration process performed on the original […]

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Flowers, oranges, beaches, zoo: Cloyd E. Louis

This recording shows late 1930s color footage of California flowers, citrus groves, workers picking oranges, recreation on California beaches including Santa Monica, Balboa, Santa Monica’s famous Ocean Park, Laguna Beach, La Jolla, and also footage of the San Diego Zoo.

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