Speech on Church Work at Tashme

Speech on Church Work at Tashme


Title Proper pr1073 MS2119 BOX 1 FILE 04
Date(s) 1946
General material designation
This file contains a textual record.
Scope and content
This file includes Winnifred Awmack’s speech on the services provided to the Tashme camp re-affirms her position on the injustice of the situation. She considers the church’s greatest work to be in education of Japanese Canadian children.
Name of creator
Awmack, Winifred J. , a teacher at Tashme High School, created this archive.
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.



Speech on Church Work at Tashme
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