File J-25-1: Japanese Canadians (1943-44)

File J-25-1: Japanese Canadians (1943-44)

Description

Title Proper RG2 B-2 VOLUME 025 FILE J-25-1943
Date(s) 1943
General material designation
This file contains a textual record.
Scope and content
This file consists of documentation concerning the "loyalty" of Japanese Canadian and Japanese national citizens as well as records that discuss the practical considerations of work and maintenance within internment camps. A copy of P.C. 469, which vested in the Custodian of Enemy Property the power to forcibly liquidate the property of those of Japanese ancestry, is also included within.
Name of creator
Canada. Privy Council Office created this archive.
Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
This record was digitized selectively.

Metadata

Title

File J-25-1: Japanese Canadians (1943-44)
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Terminology

Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.