Halford Wilson Trades and Licencing

Halford Wilson Trades and Licencing


Title Proper PR0038 MS0012 BOX 1 FILE 20
Date(s) 1940
General material designation
This file contains a textual record.
Scope and content
This file contains a resolution moved by Halford Wilson to give the city power to regulate and control trade licences issued in Vancouver. Also in this file is list of applicants for licenses in 1940 with one Y. Yoshita marked and a list of new licences issued to Japanese.
Name of creator
Wilson, Halford David, 1904-1988 created this archive during his time as a Vancouver politician.
Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
This record was digitized in full.



Halford Wilson Trades and Licencing
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