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BC Multicultural Photograph Collection at the Vancouver Public Library

BC Multicultural Photograph Collection at the Vancouver Public Library

This collection of photographs depicts the contributions of immigrants and First Nations peoples to BC. The photographs feature significant events and activities such as the development of Vancouver’s Chinatown, the Chinese contribution to railroad construction in B.C., East Indians and the Komagata Maru incident, the fishing industry and Japanese Canadians, the internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II, and the art, lifestyles, and working and living conditions of Indigenous peoples. There are also pictures of notable individuals. This collection is contributed by Vancouver Public Library.

 

Contributed by Vancouver Public Library.