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Japanese Canadian Archives photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1994

The collection consists of photographs of people, events, organizations, and institutional activities relating to the Japanese-Canadian community, primarily in British Columbia. Many of the photographs depict scenes of Japanese-Canadian life in internment and relocation camps during and after World War II.

Abram A. Wiens fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1965

The fonds consists of correspondence and reports relating to foreign relief work, Mennonite service programs, and the establishment of the Mennonite Central Committee in B.C. Fonds also includes photographs of church groups and activities, certificates, clippings, and reference material pertaining to Wien's life.

Wiens, Abram A.

Masao Yoshitake fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1937-1946

The fonds consists of Yoshitake's photographs primarily depicting life in road camps and internment camps in the interior of B.C.

Yoshitake, Masao

Lilo Berliner fonds

  • CA UBCMOA 145
  • Fonds
  • Nov. 1968 - 1975

Fonds consists of negative images of petroglyphs largely from the Pacific west coast of North America. Most of the images are from sites located in British Columbia, but there are also images from sites in Washington State, New Mexico, and other areas of the United States and Mexico. There are also images of artifacts, masks, totem poles, wood carvings, and graveyards. Images of family travels, landscapes, wild animals, and house cats are interspersed within the collection.

Lilo Berliner

Alex Eastwood fonds

  • CA JCN 1994-69
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1943

The fonds consists of records relating to the internment of Japanese Canadians. Records include photographs of the internment camps at Hastings Park, as well as other camps in B.C. and Alberta. Fonds also includes two government reports entitled: "The Administration of Japanese Affairs in Canada, 1942-1944, Removal of Japanese from Protected Areas", and "The Hastings Park Clearing Station".

Eastwood, Alex

Haruko Kobayakawa fonds

  • CA JCN 1995-146
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1989

The fonds consists of records relating to the Redress Committee (1963-1987), and Haruko Kobayakawa's application for redress (1989). Fonds also includes wartime correspondence (1942-1949), financial records (1922-1941 and 1957-1989), as well as scrapbooks and diaries (1929-1985). Photographs depict friends and family.

Kobayakawa, Haruko

David P. Heidebrecht fonds

  • CA MEN 987.2
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940]-1966, predominant 1964-1966

The fonds consists of manuscripts and notes relating to Heidebrecht's writings. The fonds also contains Heidebrecht's correspondence with and research notes about Russian Mennonites who fought in World War I.

Heidebrecht, David P.

Mennonite Central Committee British Columbia fonds

  • CA MEN 988.5
  • Fonds
  • 1659, 1878- , predominant 1960-

The fonds consists of minutes, reports, correspondence, and other records of the MCC-BC and its predecessors (including the Provincial Mennonite Relief Committee, British Columbia and the Provincial Mennonite Relief and Immigration Committee). Fonds includes records relating to national and international affiliates as well as some collected material on Mennonites.

Mennonite Central Committee British Columbia

Jewish Western Bulletin fonds

  • CA JHS A.1995.006, A.2011.024
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2001

The fonds consists of a large portion of the photographic archives of the newspaper dating primarily from 1960 to 1990, microfilm copies of back issues including material published by predecessor community newspapers, and hard copies of recent "Bulletin" issues.

Jewish Western Bulletin

Cyril E. Leonoff fonds

  • CA JHS A.1998.010, A.2008.007, A.1968.001, A.1971.002, A.2007.017, A.2007.009, A.2011.007, A.2010.055
  • Fonds
  • 1971-2000

The fonds consists of some administrative and operational records for the Society, generated by Mr. Leonoff in his capacity as a director, an extensive collection of historical research material, as well as drafts and correspondence relating to publication of this historical research material in various monographs and articles.

Leonoff, Cyril E.

Canadian Jewish Congress, Pacific Region fonds

  • CA JHS A.2011.016, A.2007.013
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1999

The fonds consists of records including the administrative and operational files of the branch.

Canadian Jewish Congress. Pacific Region

Pacific Mountain Regional Council Archives Reference collection

  • Collection
  • 1938

Collection was developed by the Rev. John Goodfellow, an amateur church historian who also served on the BC Conference Archives and Historical Committee from 1925 to 1950. He collected information from various sources about the early history of the United Church and its founding partners (Congregational, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches) in British Columbia. Collection consists of the following series: Biographical files; Congregational files; Subject files; and Photographs.

United Church of Canada. Pacific Mountain Region. Archives

Jewish communities of British Columbia historical collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1858-2000]

The collection consists of documents and photographs intentionally assembled collection of discrete items documenting the following areas: the occupational pursuits of B.C. and Yukon Jewry; the organized religious life of Jews in B.C.; leisure activities; and the membership and good works of organizations formed to aid and represent the Jewish community, such as the National Council of Jewish Women. There is also a wide range of individual and family portraits, and photographs of headstones.