Ruskin Box Manufacturers

Ruskin Box Manufacturers

The Ruskin Box Manufacturers was a box making company that was located at Ruskin, BC. People involved in the organization include Denkichi Machida (partner), Hikosaku Fujita (partner), Fusanosuke Okubo (partner), Kii Fujita (employee and wife of Hikosaku Fujita), and Shuichi Fukunaga (employee). The file includes lists of Japanese Canadians who owed money to the company.


OrgNameRuskin Box Manufacturers
Custodian Identification Number12277


Custodian Case Files (1)


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