VDT 1947

VDT 1947


Title Proper VDT 1947
Date(s) 1947
General material designation
This series contains 12 textual records.
Scope and content
This series contains eight files pertaining to the organizing of a cannery at Lillooet, opposition on granting Japanese Canadians fishing licences, and Mr. Justice Bird and the beginning of the Bird Commission.
Name of creator
University of Victoria Libraries collected this archive which is available on microfilm at the Mearns Centre - McPherson Library.
Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.



VDT 1947
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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.