Mr. and Mrs. Matsushita

Mr. and Mrs. Matsushita


Title Proper Mr. and Mrs. Matsushita
Date(s) 1972-04-25
General material designation
This file contains a textual record.
Scope and content
This file contains one item regarding an interview with Mr. and Mrs. Matsushita. The Matsushita's talk about their time at Hastings Park and New Denver. Mr. Matsushita spent time at the sanatorium as a TB patient and worked at labour camps. They also discuss the Custodians role in the dispossession and the buying back of property after the war. Interview conducted by Maya Koizumi (in Japanese). The file contains unedited complete transcript in English.
Name of creator
Reynoldston Research and Studies collected this archive of interviews.
Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.



Mr. and Mrs. Matsushita
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