Kitsilano Japanese Lanugage Association

Kitsilano Japanese Lanugage Association

The Kitsilano Japanese Language Association was located at 1672 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC. People involved in the organization include Toshiaki Sumi (president), B. Nishizaki (vice president), M. Hayakawa (secretary), T. Yamada (treasurer), T. Yakura (secretary), M. Moritsugu (chairman), K. Tehara (vice chairman), and members of the union who are listed in the file.


OrgNameKitsilano Japanese Lanugage Association
Custodian Identification Number5356


Custodian Case Files (1)


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