File 15: III Rev. Yoshio Ono

File 15: III Rev. Yoshio Ono


Title Proper AFFB-11 BOX 1919 FILE 15
Date(s) 1975
General material designation
This file contains a textual record.
Scope and content
This file contains a transcript of an interview with Rev. Yoshio Ono conducted by Marilyn Harrison in May 1975. As noted in the file, topics include the following: "Birth and early life in Japan as son of Methodist Minister. Business Administration and then into the Ministry, accepted by Union College in 1929. Feelings about B.C. Japanese Internment in 1941." [File was digitized selectively because the file contained two copies of the transcript: one original (digitized) and one carbon copy.]
Name of creator
Heritage Alive Project created this archive as a federally-funded project "to seek out records, historical papers, and minutes of the United Church and its founding churches."
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.



File 15: III Rev. Yoshio Ono
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