Title Proper March
Date(s) 1931-03-01
General material designation
This file contains 20 textual records.
Scope and content
This file contains twenty newspaper articles discussing the franchise of Japanese Canadian WWI veterans in BC, the gift of cherry blossom trees to Vancouver, a new universal 1% tax, the taxes that people of Chinese descent and Japanese descent pay, the deaths of a few individuals of Japanese descent, Thomas Reid requesting statistics on "Orientals," Canada welcoming the Japanese royal couple, Japan's export of halibut to BC, and the Japanese consul being recalled, among other topics.
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.




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