Tomiko Iwasaki

Tomiko Iwasaki

She was born on 29 September 1908. She was a dressmaker employed by Asa Dressmakerrs, 1909 Yew Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Sakaye Iwasaki (mother; nee Sakaye Kusunoki) and Yoriki Iwasaki (father). 2321 Oxford Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC and New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTomiko
SurnameIwasaki
Regularized NameTomiko Iwasaki
Custodian Identification Number13517
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceRosebery, BC
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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Terminology

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