Search Custodian Case Files

Search Custodian Case Files

Visitors can search the case file collection by family name or case file number as well as by keywords or phrases that appear in the descriptions of each file. Search results can be filtered by the nationality of an individual (as indicated by the file’s creators), as well as by gender of the individual, birth and death dates, whether the individual was exiled to Japan, and the length in pages of the case file.



Search Custodian Case Files
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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.