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Item AAAB0123 - Rokuhei Konishi interview

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Rokuhei Konishi interview

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  • 1972-11-16 [date recorded] (Creation)

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Transferred in 1974, at the time of the creation of the Aural History Programme, PABC; receipt filed 1982-11-02.

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CALL NUMBER: T0114:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Rokuhei Konishi tells of his coming to Canada and his life there fishing PERIOD COVERED: 1886-1936 RECORDED: Richmond (B.C.), 1972-11-16 SUMMARY: Rokuhei Konishi was born in 1886 and discusses his immigration to Canada, including the discrimination against the Japanese in Vancouver. Discussion of Japanese culture here in Canada. He describes hi;s life as a fisherman and the technology involved. Training in Ino therapy in Japan.;

CALL NUMBER: T0114:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Rokuhei Konishi discusses his early life in Canada and discrimination PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1950 RECORDED: Richmond (B.C.), 1972-11-16 SUMMARY: Rokuhei Konishi discusses Ino therapy and its applicationsl. Discussion of discrimination in Canada. General discussion of his early life in Canada.;

CALL NUMBER: T0114:0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Rokuhei Konishi gives a general description of life in Steveston PERIOD COVERED: 1900-1950 RECORDED: Richmond (B.C.), 1972-11-16 SUMMARY: Rokuhei Konishi describes the Japanese Fisherman's Association Hospital in Steveston. Problems of flooding in Steveston. Life in fishing camps. Description of a Japanese bath house. Collecting driftwo;od for heating. General description of Steveston and cannery houses.;

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Reynoldston Research and Studies, 1974


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Interview conducted in Japanese.

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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.

  • Partial unedited transcript on file.
  • Reference cassette copy (numbered T0114:0001 - 0007?) available in container 000443-010.

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  • Copyright Status: RRAS copyright presumably transferred to BC Archives along with physical custody.

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Accession number(s): T0114

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speaker: Rokuhei Konishi, interviewer: Maya Koizumi

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