Sumiko Nakagawa

Sumiko Nakagawa

She was born on 11 November 1918. She was a housewife and a cannery worker. Her family includes Shio Nakagawa (mother; nee Shio Kitamura), and Yagoro Nakagawa (father). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 148, No. 18 Colonial Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameSumiko Nakagawa
Custodian Identification Number6212
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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.