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George Wilson fonds

  • CA AHM 1981-1-21-46
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1978

The fonds consists of photographs of Doukhobors in the Agassiz area and of the Mountain Prison in Agassiz.

Wilson, George

British Columbia Indian Arts Society fonds

  • CA BCA accession 2011.118
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1983, predominant 1962-1971

The fonds consists of the following series: Briefs relating to Indian arts and welfare, 1942-1958; Correspondence relating to general subjects, arts and crafts, B.C. and Canadian government departments, and native organizations, 1961-1972; Financial records, 1948-83; Governance records, including constitution, general, executive and committee minutes and reports, 1951-1981; Publications, 1947-1981; Visitors' Book, 1950-1983; Newspaper clipping scrapbooks, 1946-1971; and the Ravenhill Copper plaque, donated by Ravenhill in 1952, and awarded three times between 1956-1959.

British Columbia Indian Arts Society

Capadouca family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-10
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930-1946]

This fonds consists of one autograph book belonging to Peter Demosten, and six photographs relating to the Capadouca family's activities on Deas Island.

Capadouca (family)

Robin Hooper collection

  • CA DMA CR-60
  • Fonds
  • 1990-1995

The fonds consists of a 1990 paper for an anthropology class entitled "An Analysis of Artifacts Salvaged from Ladner's Chinatown" and a 1992 report about an archaeological dig of Ladner's Chinatown entitled "Dragon Harvest." Also includes a photograph album titled "A Decade in Ladner (1979-1989)", photographs and montages of Ladner's Chinatown and a sketch of the area by Robin Hooper.

Esther Paulson collection

  • CA DMA CR-90
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1911, 1978

The fonds consists of a photograph album and postcards belonging to Martin Paulson. Also included are a list of Swedes who came to Ladner at the turn of the century, as well as historical notes on Martin Paulson and his sea chest compiled by Esther Paulson, Martin's niece.

Toyo Takata fonds

  • CA EMA V986.16;V989.19
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1905-1942]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Japanese Tea Gardens in Esquimalt, B.C. and of the Takata family.

Takata, Toyo, 1920-

Brown family fonds

  • CA HED 988.145
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1950]

The fonds consists of Brown family photographs of the staff and operations of the Kelowna Exploration Company's Nickel Plate Mine, including photographs of the Chinese cooks at the mine.

Brown (family)

Japanese Canadian Citizens Association B.C. Division fonds

  • CA JCN 1994-55;1994-56;1994-57;1994-58
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1948-1955]

The fonds consists of records of the Vancouver chapter of the Japanese Canadian Citizens Association, including correspondence (1952-1955), financial records (1947-1949), minutes (1948-1955), constitution (1951), and reference material (1954-1956). Fonds also includes some records of the Greenwood Chapter (1948), the Kelowna Chapter (1952), as well as minutes of the Provincial Convention (1948).

Japanese Canadian Citizens Association. B.C. Division

Tsuruko Goto fonds

  • CA JCN 1994-65
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1942-1990, predominant 1942-1946

The fonds consists of records documenting the internment of the Goto family at Slocan, B.C. They include personal records, photographs and awards. The fonds also consists of a taped interview with Tsuruko Goto conducted by Minnie Hattori, ca. 1990.

Goto, Tsuruko, 1913-

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

Tak Toyota fonds

  • CA JCN 1994-69
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1942-1946

The fonds consists of photographs of the internment camp at Slocan, B.C.

Toyota, Tak

Magoichi Odamura fonds

  • CA JCN 1994-76
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1942-1946

The fonds consists of photographs of the Japanese Language School, Steveston, as well as images of the internment camp at Slocan, B.C. Fonds also includes Magoichi Odamura's certificate of naturalization.

Odamura, Magoichi, 1911-

Miki family fonds

  • CA JCN 1994.64
  • Fonds
  • 1910 - 1990

The fonds consists of sixteen series. The first series is of images of a Price Waterhouse press release; Vancouver Japanese Language School, Vancouver, BC. The second series is of images of a reception of a $5000 grant from the city of Vancouver to the Redress Committee, Vancouver City Hall, Vancouver, BC. The third series is of images of a Japanese Canadian Community Facility fund raising dinner; Vancouver, BC. The fourth series is of images of the JCCA Board of Directors; Vancouver, BC. The fifth series is an image of Art Miki and Brian Mulroney signing the Japanese Canadian Redress agreement at Ottawa, Ont. The sixth is an image of a Buddhist memorial service. The seventh series is of two photograph albums belonging to Kazuo Miki containing photographs of the Haney, BC, the Asahi baseball team, miscellaneous outdoor portraits and miscellaneous photographs of social gatherings, most of which were photographed during the 1920s and 1930s. The eighth series is of a group portraits belonging to Shizuko Miki. The ninth series is of photographs of Japanese Canadians in Slocan, BC during World War Two. The tenth series is of photographs of Japanese Canadians meeting with government officials and people at a booth providing information about the Japanese Canadian Internment. The eleventh series is of group portraits of Japanese Canadian groups and organizations. The twelfth series is of educational material pertaining to Japanese Canadians and the Japanese Canadian Internment. The thirteenth series is of pamphlets and postcards pertaining to Japanese Canadians and the Redress. The fourteenth series is of reports and publications that advocate for the Japanese Canadian Redress and provide information about the Japanese Canadian Internment. The fifteenth series is of newsletters and news publications relating to the Japanese Canadian Redress settlement. The sixteenth series is of cassette tapes surrounding historical tours and reactions to the Redress and Official apology by the Government of Canada to Japanese Canadians.

Miki (family)

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

Winifred Awmack fonds

  • CA JCN 1998-209
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1945-1985

The fonds consists of correspondece and reports from the United Church Women's Missionary Society (1943-1950), correspondence from former students in Japan (1946-1963), correspondence from former students in Canada (1945-1985), and correspondence from missionaries in Japan (1949-1960), including "News from Nagasaki". Fonds also includes student records from Tashme High School, research and reference material relating to the history of Tashme Internment Camp and drafts of Awmack's book, "Tashme: A Japanese Relocation Centre, 1942-1946".

Awmack, Winifred

Sasaki family collection

  • CA JCN 2011.68
  • Collection
  • 1921 - 2011

The collection consists of two series. The first series consists of family photographs and the second series is an interview of Mitsue Fugeta (nee Sasaki) discussing her life on Powell Street in Vancouver, BC.

Sasaki (family)

Shokichi Akatsuka fonds

  • CA JCN 92/20
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1930]

The fonds consists of photographs of Japanese Canadians and events and activities of the Japanese-Canadian community in and around Vancouver.

Akatsuka, Shokichi

Haruo Ichikawa collection

  • CA JCN 94/52
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1991

Collection consists of photographs depicting Ichikawa's youth in Japan, internment at Petawawa, Ont. and East Lillooet, B.C., and his daffodil farm in Bradner, B.C.

Mananobu Kawahira fonds

  • CA JCN 94/82
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1954

Fonds consists of 11 series relating to Masanobu Kawahira's incarceration in the Angler, Ontario prisoner of war camp. Materials include notes, notebooks, correspondence, manuscripts, stationery, postcards, a map, a photograph, a pencil and a handcrafted medal.

Kawahira, Masanobu

Oike family collection

  • CA JCN 95/131
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1917]-1995

Collection consists of 3 series of material relating to the Oike family. The first series consists of payslips received by Kyusuke Oike in Port Hammond, B.C., around 1917. The second series consists of photographs of Douglas Masaru Oike logging in Kelsey Bay, B.C. in the mid-1970s, and the third series consists of an oral history interview with Douglas Masaru Oike.

Alan P. Allsebrook collection

  • CA JCN 95/143
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1947-1960]

Collection consists of 2 series. The first series includes photographs of Allsebrooks Japanese Canadian friends, and the second series consists of correspondence.

Hadassah-WIZO Council of Vancouver fonds

  • CA JHS A.1993.005, A.2008.008, A.1999.006, A.2000.012, A.2000.015, A.2009.006
  • Fonds
  • 1924-2013 ; primarily 1950s - 2000

The fonds consists of Vancouver Hadassah-WIZO records, including chapter meeting minutes and agendas, membership lists, reports, events hosted and/or attended by Vancouver Hadassah-WIZO members, correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications, ephemera and a wide variety of scrapbooks and photographs. The fonds has been divided into 17 series including: Publications; Membership lists; Hadassah Blue Binders; Public Affairs; Hadassah Bazaar; Chapters; Administrative records; Conferences; Conventions; Correspondence; Events; Newspaper clippings; Reports; Ephemera; Scrapbooks and photo albums; Photographs; and Artifacts and audio visual.

Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) Vancouver

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

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