Fairview Nippon Go Gakko Maintenance Association

Fairview Nippon Go Gakko Maintenance Association

The Fairview Nippon Go-Gakko [Fairview Japanese Language School] was located at 154 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. People involved with this organization include Kiichi Okura (trustee; laundry and dry cleaning), Hanshichi Murabashi (trustee; grocer), Yoshiko Miyazaki (trustee), Sato Maarubashi (trustee), and Katsu Okura (trustee). The file contains a list of names of the directors of the Maintenance Association for 1941.


OrgNameFairview Nippon Go Gakko Maintenance Association
Custodian Identification Number13127


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