Related Resources

Online resources

“The Ministry of The United Church of Canada amongst Japanese Canadians in British Columbia, 1892-1949”  Tadashi Mitsui, MST thesis, Union College of British Columbia, 1964

“The Japanese in British Columbia”  Rigenda Sumida, MA thesis, University of British Columbia, 1935

Hope in the Dark  NHK documentary on the role of the Woman’s Missionary Society during the internment. Available until August 24, 2020.

Landscapes of Injustice  A project headed by the University of Victoria, grappling with the forced sale of Japanese-Canadian-owned property during the Second World War

Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre  Digital images of objects, photographs, and published and unpublished documents kept by the Memorial Centre

Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre  A search tool providing access to digital images in several Japanese Canadian organizations

Nikkei Stories  Videos and study guide relating to Powell Street and Steveston communities

Oriental Home and School album  First Metropolitan United Church Archives (Victoria, BC) Flickr album

UBC Library Japanese Canadian Photograph Collection

 

Resources held at the Pacific Mountain Regional Council Archives (Vancouver)

Vancouver Japanese United Church fonds 

Superintendent of Home Missions fonds

Methodist Woman’s Missionary Society British Columbia Conference Branch fonds

United Church of Canada Woman’s Missionary Society British Columbia Conference Branch fonds

Takashi Komiyama fonds

Yoshinosuke Yoshioka fonds

 

Resources held at The United Church of Canada General Council Archives (Toronto)

Methodist Church (Canada) Missionary Society fonds

United Church of Canada Board of Home Missions fonds

Methodist Church (Canada) Woman’s Missionary Society fonds

United Church of Canada. Woman’s Missionary Society fonds

Jun Kabayama fonds (A copy of his memoir is also available at the Pacific Mountain Regional Council Archives [Vancouver])

Esther Letitia Ryan fonds

 

Resources held in other institutions

BC Archives (Victoria):

UBC Library Rare Books and Special Collections (Vancouver):