4653: Saga Tahara

4653: Saga Tahara


She was born on 27 December 1890 or 27 February 1890. She is also listed as Saga Ide. She was a lodging house proprietor employed by Arno Rooms, 291 East Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kaichi Tahara (husband), Kazue Tahara [also listed as Kazue Nishidera] (daughter), Shizuye Tahara [also listed as Shizuye Sakaguchi] (daughter), and Hiroyoshi Tahara (son). Her home address is listed as 2120 Manitoba Street, Vancouver, BC. 291 East Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and New Denver, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 27 December 1890
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
New Denver, BC
C-9346 (1954-2025)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4653
Name Saga Tahara



4653: Saga Tahara


Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
Publication Information: See Terms of Use for publication and licensing information.


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.