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Title Accession number Period Language Event Location Topic
Interview with Teruo “Ted” and Joyce Izukawa 2010.068 Pre War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Vancouver, BC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Mission, BC, Fraser Valley, BC, New Westminster, BC, Alberta, Canada, Ontario, Canada, Chatham, ON, USA, Toronto, ON, Japan Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), Japan town, education, career, church, Buddhism, beet fields, Japanese language school, marriage, transportation, curfew, displacement, discrimination, living conditions, teaching, Asahi Baseball Team, children, Nikkei Voice newspaper, National Association of Japanese Canadian (NAJC), Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), festivals, odori
Interview with Arthur Ikeda 2011.013 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Tashme, BC, New Denver, BC, New Westminster, BC, Toronto, ON, Kaslo, BC language, family, housing, employment, education, housing, canneries, farming, fishing, religion, Jewish community, travel, Buddhism, family, food, deportation, immigration, bathhouse, gardening, clothing, children, marriage, transportation
Interview with Bob Takagi and Shirley Takagi (nee Usami) 2011.041 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Internment Haney, BC, Vancouver, BC, Mission, BC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Toronto, ON, New Denver, BC, Lemon Creek, BC housing, family, immigration, marriage, farming, Christianity, sports, Buddhism, discrimination, language, education, fishing, United Church, bathhouse, road camps, gardening, ghost towns
Interview with Chiyo Seko 2010.051 World War II Japanese World War II, Internment Japan, Toronto, ON, Port Credit, Mississauga, ON, Montreal, QC family, living conditions, dance, temple, living conditions, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), music, internment camps, nisei, Nikkei Voice newspaper, immigration, agriculture, children, social activity, marriage, farming, employment, Buddhism
Interview with David Azuma 2010.028 Pre War, Post War, World War II English World War II, Deportation Vancouver, BC, Japan, Toronto, ON nisei, family, military, living conditions, education, dance, Kika (Nikkei educated in Japan), church, children, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), social activity, temple, Buddhism, Nikkei Voice newspaper
Interview with Dorothy Toshiye Tanaka 2010.032 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s English World War II, Forced Removal, Atomic Bomb, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Vancouver, BC, Japan, Osaka, Japan, Slocan City, BC, Hiroshima, Japan, Nagasaki, Japan, London, ON, Toronto, ON education, nisei, family, teaching, marriage, church, health, language, living conditions, travel, military, Buddhism, sansei, travel, food, agriculture, festivals, Kika (Nikkei educated in Japan)
Interview with Eleanor Maruno (nee Tsuchiya) 2011.159 Pre War, Post War English Redress Vancouver, BC, USA, Revelstoke, BC, Japan immigration, Asahi Baseball Team, marriage, family, fishing, employment, health, housing, transportation, canneries, food, Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), farming, food, travel, curfew, music, military, Buddhism, religion, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), sports, bathhouse, clothing, odori, children
Interview with Fumi Kono 2011.237 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Hiroshima, Japan, Japan, USA, Vancouver, BC, Kitsilano, BC, Fraser Valley, BC, East Lillooet, BC, Hamilton, ON, Ottawa, ON, Toronto, ON children, immigration, United Church, education, discrimination, social activity, Japanese language school, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Prisoner of War (POW), road camps, communities, small business, newspaper, community, Asahi Baseball Team, travel, Buddhism, bathhouse, music, employment, photography, teaching, censorship, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), social life, career, odori, nuns/sisters
Interview with Gloria and Mits Sumiya 2010.062 Pre War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Japan, Vancouver Island, BC, Vancouver, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, New Denver, BC, Slocan City, BC, Bay Farm, BC, Sandon, BC, Ontario, Canada, Toronto, ON, Angler, ON, Neys, ON, Tashme, BC, Popoff, BC, Lemon Creek, BC, Bay Farm, BC family, employment, education, Japanese language school, community, social activity, small business, bathhouse, logging, work, transportation, The Great Depression, food, discrimination, internment camp, Buddhism, housing, ghost towns, road camps, British Columbia Security Commission, teaching, nisei, War Measures Act, religion, Christianity, Prisoner of War (POW), military, curfew, travel, language, transportation, issei, living conditions, recreation, marriage
Interview with Henry Shimizu 2010.026 World War II, 1940s, 1950s English World War II, Forced Removal, Internment New Denver, BC, Alberta, Canada, Slocan City, BC, Prince Rupert, BC, Kaslo, BC, Popoff, BC, Bay Farm, BC, Lemon Creek, BC, Sandon, BC, Greenwood, BC displacement, baseball, social activity, United Church, education, internment camps, Asahi Baseball Team, recreation, bathhouse, enemy alien, gardening, sports, British Columbia Security Commission, religion, Buddhism, food, odori, fishing, housing, living conditions, logging, nuns/sisters, radio, detention camps
Interview with Hisako Shin Shinkoda 2010.038 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s English World War II Japan, Britannia Beach, Squamish, BC, Whonnock, BC, Mission, BC, Montreal, QC, Tashme, BC, Kaslo, BC, Vancouver, BC, Hope, BC logging, housing, family, education, farming, health, marriage, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), odori, volunteer, boat works, food, language, discrimination, music, bathhouse, sports, clothing, religion, Buddhism, United Church, travel, The Great Depression, transportation, children, Kika (Nikkei educated in Japan), community, Christianity
Interview with Jean Nagata (nee Nobuko) 2010.031 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s English, Japanese World War II Alberta, Canada, Vancouver, BC, Japan, Toronto, ON, Kitsilano, BC, Shaughnessy Heights, BC, Vancouver, BC family, travel, education, church, food, gardening, agriculture, fishing, festivals, temple, living conditions, music, discrimination, bathhouse, Buddhism, family, immigration, Japan, living in Japan, propaganda, social life, travel, United Church, work
Interview with Josie Yoshioka (nee Yano) 2011.231 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Attack on Pearl Harbour Tashme, BC, Toronto, ON, Kelowna, BC, Slocan City, BC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Montreal, QC, Vancouver, BC, Greenwood, BC, Japan travel, education, housing, discrimination, family, employment, immigration, marriage, children, health, food, language, volunteer, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), education, religion, bathhouse, Buddhism, church, transportation, The Great Depression, farming, housing, clothing, United Church, men-only work camps, radio, music, newspaper, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), career
Interview with Kay Honda (nee Yamamoto) 2010.043 Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Internment Japan, USA, Vancouver, BC, Lulu Island, BC, Steveston, BC, New Denver, BC, Hamilton, ON, London, ON, Sandon, BC, New Denver, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Toronto, ON, Fingal, ON, Neys, ON farming, agriculture, family, Buddhism, church, employment, education, nuns/sisters, church, festivals, dance, odori, Momiji, community, food, housing, gardening, internment camps, sports, photography, road camps, transportation, language, boat works, discrimination, fishing, War Measures Act, Prisoner of War (POW), Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), National Association of Japanese Canadian (NAJC), military, teaching, living conditions, health, road camps, issei, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), radio, fishing, boat works, children, discrimination, language, radio, ghost towns, nisei, dance, immigration, language, marriage, discrimination, picture bride, photography, church, employment
Interview with Keo Shibatani 2010.075 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Deportation Vancouver, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Hope, BC, Tashme, BC, Japan, Toronto, ON family, nisei, education, clothing, deportation, boat works, immigration, The Great Depression, health, language, education, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), children, military, housing, marriage, transportation, Jewish community, food, bathhouse, discrimination, religion, Christianity, Buddhism
Interview with Kunio Suyama 2011.235 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Vancouver Island, BC, Japan, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Lemon Creek, BC, Toronto, ON, Angler, ON farming, mining, logging, immigration, education, marriage, food, children, social activity, baseball, Japanese language school, community, housing, living conditions, internment camp, Asahi Baseball Team, bathhouse, newspaper, relocation centres, military, language, employment, work, Buddhism, temple, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), festivals, martial arts, Kika (Nikkei educated in Japan), Japan town, community
Interview with Laiko Matsubayashi (nee Miyake) 2010.049 World War II, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Internment Vancouver, BC, Slocan City, BC, Toronto, ON, USA, Japan, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC family, discrimination, living conditions, children, education, Japanese language school, dance, United Church, travel, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), bathhouse, nuns/sisters, sports, housing, photography, detention camps, agriculture, church, Buddhism, employment, career, social activity, education, discrimination, relocation centres, health, British Columbia Security Commission, Asahi Baseball Team, clothing, small business
Interview with Margaret Lyons 2010.036 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Deportation, Internment Japan, Mission, BC, Vancouver, BC, Winnipeg, MB, Hope, BC, Hamilton, ON family, religion, Buddhism, farming, The Great Depression, travel, marriage, employment, radio, volunteer, War Measures Act, children, education, discrimination, Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), language, children
Interview with Mary Akiko Kawasaki (nee Mori) 2011.259 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1930s, 1940s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Vancouver, BC, Fairview, BC, Angler, ON, Sandon, BC, Hamilton, ON, Toronto, ON, Japan, New Denver, BC, Greenwood, BC immigration, employment, small business, marriage, children, education, family, community, Buddhism, housing, Japanese language school, social activity, festivals, The Great Depression, transportation, Christianity, baseball, food, Jewish community, volunteer, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), social life, Prisoner of War (POW), sports, recreation, religion, farming, fishing, discrimination, newspaper
Interview with Mary Setsuko Katsuno (nee Ishii) 2011.153 Pre War, Post War English Redress, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Japan, Vancouver, BC, Victoria, BC, Popoff, BC, Montreal, QC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, USA, Toronto, ON, Slocan City, BC, New Denver, BC family, children, immigration, newspaper, United Church, transportation, odori, church, Buddhism, employment, food, marriage, language, discrimination, education, The Great Depression, religion, farming, Christianity, odori, language, education, The Great Depression, Asahi Baseball Team, teaching, volunteer, health, military, food, sports, bathhouse, radio, music, photography, transportation, housing, church, sports, language, travel, clothing
Interview with Masako Okawara (nee Isoshima) 2011.196 Pre War, Post War English Redress, Attack on Pearl Harbour Haney, BC, Toronto, ON, New Denver, BC, USA, Japan teaching, immigration, United Church, Buddhism, family, travel, language, bathhouse, Ikebana, religion, immigration, education, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), volunteer, clothing, travel, music, odori, housing, food, marriage, health, children, travel, transportation, farming, employment, boat works
Interview with Masashi "Mas" Shin 2011.019 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour Whonnock, BC, Japan, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Revelstoke, BC, Chatham, ON, Toronto, ON, Mission, BC, Tashme, BC education, sports, family, employment, The Great Depression, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), volunteer, discrimination, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), housing, language, travel, farming, food, odori, music, bathhouse, sports, religion, Buddhism, United Church, logging, Kika (Nikkei educated in Japan)
Interview with Mickey Matsubayashi 2010.030 Pre War, Post War, World War II English World War II, Relocation, Internment Vancouver, BC, Toronto, ON, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Bay Farm, BC, Montreal, QC, Guelph, ON, Slocan City, BC, Popoff, BC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC family, nisei, Buddhism, health, education, employment, career, marriage, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), children, travel, Japanese language school, men-only work camps, living conditions, food, radio, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), sports
Interview with Mitsuyoshi "Mits" Ito 2010.008 Pre War, Post War, World War II, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Deportation, Internment Japan, Mission, BC, Haney, BC, Alberta, Canada, Hiroshima, Japan, Toronto, ON farming, work, Buddhism, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC)
Interview with Miyoko "Miyo" Nakamura (nee Fujita) 2011.021 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Attack on Pearl Harbour New Westminster, BC, Ruskin, BC, Tashme, BC, Kingston, ON, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Whonnock, BC, Hope, BC, Toronto, ON family, farming, curfew, education, housing, employment, food, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), marriage, Buddhism, radio, photography, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), religion, language, United Church, immigration, travel, discrimination
Interview with Ross Shin 2010.046 Pre War, Post War, World War II English World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Deportation, Internment Tashme, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Toronto, ON, Guelph, ON, Vancouver, BC, Japan agriculture, farming, employment, education, social activity, martial arts, living conditions, family, bathhouse, logging, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), fishing, baseball, music, religion, Buddhism, clothing, Japanese language school, community, dance, marriage, music, travel, nisei
Interview with Roy Matsui 2010.047 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment USA, Vancouver, BC, Japan, Marpole, BC, Sandon, BC, Montreal, QC, New Denver, BC, Ottawa, ON, Etobicoke, ON, Lemon Creek, BC, Angler, ON, Toronto, ON immigration, marriage, employment, family, travel, education, mining, relocation centres, ghost towns, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), nisei, community, Prisoner of War (POW), career, housing, internment camps, police, photography, discrimination, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), military, British Columbia Security Commission, curfew, mining, language, social activity, living conditions, music, boat works, language, sports, Asahi Baseball Team, radio, health, food, Momiji, transportation, language, religion, Buddhism, Anglicanism
Interview with Roy Sato 2012.006 Pre War, Post War, World War II, World War I English World War I, World War II, Forced Removal, Internment Japan, Royston, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Sandon, BC, Slocan City, BC, New Denver, BC, Petawawa, ON, Vancouver Island, BC issei, immigration, family, farming, agriculture, road camps, ghost towns, health, buildings, internment camps, clothing, food, children, nisei, mining, buildings, teaching, recreation, children, detention camps, communities, education, agriculture, community, police, transportation, logging, health, communities, Buddhism, temple, religion, internment camps, Jewish community, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Interview with Roy Takumi Honda 2010.044 Post War, World War II English Redress, World War II, Relocation, Forced Removal, Attack on Pearl Harbour Japan, USA, Whiterock, BC, Vancouver, BC, Cloverdale, Surrey, BC, Chapleau, ON, Hamilton, ON, London, ON, 11 Mile, BC, Woodfibre, BC, Tashme, BC, Hiroshima, Japan immigration, family, employment, picture bride, marriage, National Association of Japanese Canadian (NAJC), communities, language, music, dance, social activity, children, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), church, transportation, discrimination, health, Jewish community, gardening, Trans Canada Highway, travel, road camps, farming, fishing, sports, festivals, living conditions, food, Buddhism, religion, Anglicanism, farming, education
Interview with Shizuye Matsui (nee Kosaka) 2011.048 Pre War, Post War English Redress, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Japan, Vancouver, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Kitsilano, BC, Winnipeg, MB, Lemon Creek, BC, Slocan City, BC, Montreal, QC, Toronto, ON, Kingston, ON, Kaslo, BC immigration, education, language, marriage, employment, United Church, gardening, ghost towns, family, road camps, food, children, housing, discrimination, music, religion, Buddhism, travel
Interview with Shoji Takahashi 2010.033 World War II English Redress, World War II, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Vancouver, BC, Japan, Bridge River, BC, Angler, ON, Toronto, ON, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Winnipeg, MB, Montreal, QC, Manitoba, Canada, Ukraine, New Denver, BC, Kelowna, BC, Slocan City, BC immigration, transportation, discrimination, education, family, road camps, self-supporting camps, Prisoner of War (POW), family, ghost towns, health, food, children, Japan town, Japanese language school, Buddhism, festivals, children, internment camps, police, photography, Asahi Baseball Team, logging, travel, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), volunteer, language, dance, religion, church, farming, agriculture
Interview with Tak and Pollie Nishino (nee Onishi) 2011.010 Pre War, Post War, World War II English Redress, Attack on Pearl Harbour, Internment Victoria, BC, Japan, Sandon, BC, Bay Farm, BC, Toronto, ON, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Lemon Creek, BC, Angler, ON, Hamilton, ON, Petawawa, ON, Schreiber, ON family, Asahi Baseball Team, travel, radio, music, road camps, military, ghost towns, clothing, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), odori, health, children, censorship, housing, bathhouse, sports, employment, marriage, religion, Buddhism, volunteer, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), language, education, British Columbia Security Commission, food, Prisoner of War (POW)
Interview with Tokugi "Tok" Suyama 2010.041 Post War English World War II, Relocation Japan, Cumberland, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Lemon Creek, BC, Hope, BC, Slocan City, BC, Vancouver Island, BC family, mining, education, religion, nisei, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), Jewish community, Buddhism, marriage, social activity, dance, Japanese language school, social activity, baseball, martial arts, logging, employment, community, military, relocation centres, road camps, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), living conditions
Interview with Tosh Uyeda 2010.040 World War II English Redress, World War II Vancouver, BC, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Hastings Park, Vancouver, Japan, Slocan City, BC, Lemon Creek, BC, Popoff, BC, Toronto, ON, New Denver, BC, Kitsilano, BC education, transportation, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Buddhism, Japanese language school, family, Asahi Baseball Team, food, housing, living conditions, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), work, employment, festivals, children, travel, health, sports, language, Chinatown, marriage, gardening, church, dance, teaching, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), Japan town