VS 1942

VS 1942

Description

Title Proper VS 1942
Date(s) 1942
General material designation
This series contains 54 textual records.
Scope and content
This series comprises twelve series containing newspaper articles pertaining to Japanese Canadians and the following: the status, use, and sale of seized fishing vessels; restrictions on leasing or buying land; the surrender and seizure of businesses, cameras, automobiles, and other property; the Vancouver City Council and the B.C. Security Commission; the blocking of sales; moves to cancel trade licences; forcible uprooting from Steveston; the forced sale of farms and vehicles; the rental of seized homes in Vancouver; the future for Japanese Canadian–owned businesses; the "Little Tokyo" area of Vancouver; the state of fisheries in British Columbia; and the state of seized berry farms in the Fraser Valley.
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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VS 1942
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Terminology

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.