Kitsilano Buddhist Mission

Kitsilano Buddhist Mission

The Kitsilano Buddhist Mission was a branch of the Hompa Buddhist Temple. It was located at 1684 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC. People involved in the organization include Yasukichi Kobori (president), Bunsaburo Nishizaki of 1673 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC (vice president) and Kanjiro Yachida (caretaker). The file contains a list of Japanese Canadian members and executive members of the organization, along with their addresses before and after they were forcibly uprooted.


OrgNameKitsilano Buddhist Mission
Custodian Identification Number12811


Custodian Case Files (1)


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