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Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies

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Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies demonstrates the importance of collective storytelling and fosters a greater understanding of the Asian American experience. The emotional quality and authenticity of home movies combined with interactive media arts engagement has the power to engender and transcend notions of history and memory on greater communal and individual levels. Through Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies, the power of collective memory and media will bring to life...


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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Rights : Rights are owned by Todd Inoue. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. 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...
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Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: pumpkin patch, kids, Halloween, parades, funerals, cemetaries, Moaning Cavern, theater, dancing,...
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Description : Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, then moved to the Inner Sunset neighborhood, and finally settling in the East Bay suburb of Hayward, CA. Here they raised their 3 sons Ronald, Dennis, and Davin. Most of...
Topics: cake, kids, parties, dancing, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound,...
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Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: kids, ceremonies, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound, Little Manila, Stockton, Filipino...
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Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: dancing, kids, playgrounds, amusement parks, ocean, carousels, home movies, Filipino,...
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Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Salt Lake, Halloween, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound,...
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
by Mabalon, Dawn Bohulano
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Additional Title : Dawn's 2nd Birthday Description : Footage of Sea World 1974. "My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry...
Topic: californiarevealed
Takemoto family home movie. Watsonville in July 1967 with Tina and pop; RVing on Sonora Pass August 1967; at home in Livermore; Thanksgiving 1967 in Walnut Creek.
Topics: Home movies, Watsonville, Sonora Pass, RVing, Livermore, Thanksgiving, Walnut Creek
Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Virginia City, kids, swimming, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound,...
Description : Source : Film: 8mm; 350 ft Collection : Fulbeck Family Rights: Rights are owned by Kip Fulbeck, The Fulbeck Family, and the Center of Asian American Media (CAAM). Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. 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...
Topics: Christmas, parrot, karate, party, presents, fireworks, home movies, californialightandsound,...
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Huang family home movie. 1949 kids/families, Stanford graduation, church picnic, YehYeh fishing, posing with Ngin/Yeh, pumping water with Uncle Al, Grand Canyon scenery, Arlan in Por’s alley/yard in 1950.
Topics: Home movies, Stanford, picnics, fishing, Grand Canyon
Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Old Faithful, piano, kids, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound,...
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Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: food, dancing, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound, Little Manila, Stockton, Filipino...
Soo Hoo family vacation to Los Angeles and Disneyland March 20-23, 1967.
Topics: Home movies, Disneyland, Vacations, Los Angeles, Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Additional Title : Dawn's Recital 1979 Description : Footage of the American Legion in Stockton, CA. "My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the...
Topic: californialightandsound, swimming, dancing, recital, American Legion, Stockton, Filipino,...
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Description : Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, then moved to the Inner Sunset neighborhood, and finally settling in the East Bay suburb of Hayward, CA. Here they raised their 3 sons Ronald, Dennis, and Davin. Most of...
Topics: parties, food, babies, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Kim family home movie. Footage taken at Jones Beach in New York and the Bronx Zoo in July 1957 and at Santa's Village in September 1957.
Topics: Beach, Bronx Zoo, New York, Santa's Village, Home movies
Kim family home movie. Footage of Christmases from 1958 to 1961.
Topics: Christmas, Home movies
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
by Mabalon, Dawn Bohulano
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Additional Title : March 1979 Easter [Bro. Jared.] Arianne. Description : Footage shot in 1978 at a Children's fairyland type park in Stockton, CA. "My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in...
Topic: californialightandsound, kids, children, playing, Filipino, Filipino-American, family, Pixie Woods
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The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953, they had three sons,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Description : Source : Film: Super 8; 150 ft Collection : Fulbeck Family Rights: Rights are owned by Kip Fulbeck, The Fulbeck Family, and the Center of Asian American Media (CAAM). Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. 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...
Topics: Christmas, presents, puppy, zoo, home movies, californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
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Description : Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, then moved to the Inner Sunset neighborhood, and finally settling in the East Bay suburb of Hayward, CA. Here they raised their 3 sons Ronald, Dennis, and Davin. Most of...
Topics: boys, kids, Yosemite, carosels, parties, birthdays, presents, seals, parrots, Marine World, home...
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Description : The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: San Francisco, DeYoung Museum, Steinhart Aquarium, Sausalito, Oakland, Christmas, July 4th,...
Takemoto family home movie. December and Christmas 1969 and return home from trip to Idaho in 1970.
Topics: Home movies, Christmas
Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: dance classes, kids, dancing, ballet, baptisms, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound,...
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Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
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Topics: piano, kids, gifts, trains, California State Museum, home movies, Filipino, Chinese,...
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Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Takemoto family home movie. February 1968 snow trip, Tina's birthday party, Easter 1968 in Walnut Creek, May 1968 camping and RV trip to PI-PI Valley, and Watsonville.
Topics: Home movies, Easter, Walnut Creek, PI-PI Valley
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Huang family home movie. Yosemite scenery and Arlan, Mariposa Grove, waterfalls, Carey At Por’s alley, outside on Jackson St., Easter Sunday at Portsmouth Square, Arlan and Carey sharing candied apple, New York park, family walk on the way to photography studio, leaving photo studio, family going to the park, Ray’s brothers Eddie and Almond.
Topics: Home movies, Yosemite, Easter Sunday, New York
Description : The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: Palace of Fine Arts, zoo, San Francisco, Stonestown, San Juan Bautista, Carmel, Lassen, Bridgeport,...
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Description : The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: Disneyland, Barron Park, boy scout camp, swimming, home movies, californialightandsound,...
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Description : Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, then moved to the Inner Sunset neighborhood, and finally settling in the East Bay suburb of Hayward, CA. Here they raised their 3 sons Ronald, Dennis, and Davin. Most of...
Topics: parks, kids, balls, swings, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound,...
Kim family home movie. Features a trip to the beach in October 1958, Easter with cousins in San Francisco in 1959, and a trip to Yosemite in July 1960.
Topics: Home movies, Beach, Easter, San Francisco
Description : Source : Film: 8mm; 400 ft Collection : Fulbeck Family Rights: Rights are owned by Kip Fulbeck, The Fulbeck Family, and the Center of Asian American Media (CAAM). Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. 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...
Topics: Christmas, football, parties, zoo, home movies, californialightandsound,...
Takemoto family home movie. Mom and Pop's 50th Anniversary, Monterey and 17-Mile Drive.
Topics: Home movies, Anniversaries, Monterey, 17-Mile Drive
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Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
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Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
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Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
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Live performance by Bing Barroga and his Aloha Serenaders, formed in Los Angeles in 1941. Recorded by Rita Barroga sometime between 1958-1967. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Filipinos, Filipinos--California
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
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Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: marquees, driving, Space Needle, Disneyland, Christmas, carousels, home movies, Filipino,...
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
David Lei and Linda Shen's wedding ceremony and reception in San Francisco, California on August 24, 1974. The ceremony took place at the Old First Presbyterian Church located at the intersection of Van Ness and Sacramento St. in San Francisco and was officiated by Reverend Harry Chuck. The Dragon Dance and Lion Dance on Grant Ave. in Chinatown was performed by the  Chung Ngai Dance Troupe , which was co-founded by David Lei in 1966. The reception takes place at the Far East Cafe, located at...
Topics: Home movies, Weddings, San Francisco (Calif.), San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.), Dragon dance,...
Soo Hoo family home movies from August 1961 to July 1962.
Topics: Home movies, Christmas, Birthdays, Fourth of July
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Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: wedding, dancing, gifts, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound,...
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Soo Hoo family home movie of Christmas 1970.
Topics: Home movies, Christmas
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Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: singing, kids, roller skates, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound,...
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Christmas, Vipaj Vichit Vadkan
Home movie of the 1933-1934 World's Fair: Century of Progress International Exhibition held in Chicago, Illinois. Courtesy of Frances M. Fung.
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Topics: Home movies, Chinese American families, World's fairs, World's Fair (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.),...
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Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: soccer, kids, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
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Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: swimming, Prometory Point, Utah, picnics, kids, home movies, Filipino, Chinese,...
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Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Vipaj Vichit Vadkan
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Description : The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: backyards, parties, Easter, home movies, californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Note : Out of focus during stage performance and there are light leaks from 00:07:30 - 00:08:30, both inherent to the original film source. Additional Title : 35th Anniversary Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Rights : Rights are owned by Todd Inoue. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner....
Topic: californiarevealed
Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movie, Thanksgiving, Vipaj Vichit Vadkan
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
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The Gong family is from Southern California. This footage was taken in the 1960s.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
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The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953, they had three sons,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
Description : My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: Phillippines, food, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound, Little Manila, Stockton,...
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Vadakan family home movie.
Topics: Home movies, Ted Vadakan
Source : Film: 16mm; 400 ft Collection : Ishikawa Family Credits: Digitized by Movette Film Transfer in collaboration with Sprocket Film and the Center for Asian American Media, made possible by funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of these organizations and no official endorsement should be inferred. Rights: Rights are owned by Isao Ishikawa, The Ishikawa Family, and the Center of Asian American...
Topics: Ishikawa Family, Fishing, Sardine, net casting, dry dock, fishing boat interior, Sunrise, Monterey,...
Takemoto family home movie. Tina and Darin's birthdays, Knowland State Park, camping and fishing, landscaping at the new house, Halloween 1969, and pre-Christmas 1969.
Topics: Home movies, Knowland State Park, Halloween
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Soo Hoo family home movies from 1962 to 1964.
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Description : The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
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Vadakan family home movie.
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Note : First 15 seconds of part 2 are overexposed and at 1-2 frames per second, as in original film source. Additional Title : Knott's Berry Farm, Family in Crenshaw District of LA Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Rights : Rights are owned by Sharron Sue. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright...
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Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
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Takemoto family home movie. Picnicking with mom and dad in March, Easter egg hunting at home in April, snow trip to Squaw Valley and a stay at King’s Castle in Nevada in May, Darin's birthday party and Ramsey Park and Zoo.
Topics: Home movies, Easter, Squaw Valley, King's Castle, Birthdays
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The Gong family is from Southern California. This footage was primarily taken in the 1960s.
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Huang family home movie.  Santa’s Village, Capitola Beach, 1964 New York World Fair, Washington, D.C., 1967 New York, 1967 Montreal World's Fair.
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Description : Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, then moved to the Inner Sunset neighborhood, and finally settling in the East Bay suburb of Hayward, CA. Here they raised their 3 sons Ronald, Dennis, and Davin. Most of...
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