Title and statement of responsibility area
"Watson" G. Funamoto and his album : May 29, 1942 Fitzwilliam, B.C.
General material designation
- graphic material
Other title information
G.W. Funamoto, Camp No. 1, Princeton, B.C.
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title taken from inside album cover.
- Parallel titles and other title information: Inscription on inside front cover.
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- Funamoto, G.W.
Physical description area
1 album (169 photographs : b&w)
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Archival description area
Name of creator
G.W. Funamoto was interned in various camps along the Yellowhead Highway during World War II.
Custodial history unknown. Purchased from William Hoffer, bookseller in 1975.
Scope and content
The series consists of a photograph album created by G.W. Funamoto in 1942 to document his time in various Japanese internment camps along the Yellowhead Highway and the Slocan area.
The album contains 169 b&w photographs, including postcards and other commercially produced prints, and includes images of various Japanese internment camps such as Red Pass and Lemon Creek; images of a unidentified camps (possibly Princeton and Tashme) and images identified as Slocan City, Sandon, New Denver and Kamloops. There are also various commercially produced images of the Canadian Rockies, photographs of what may be family and friends and images of the BC Public Works activities involved in road building. There is very little in the way of captions and other identifying information although there are some inscriptions in English and Japanese. The album also contains two British Columbia Security Commission 5 cent coupons.
Immediate source of acquisition
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Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Some of the photographs have been copied and catalogued as HP093747 to HP093754, HP099391.
Restrictions on access
There are no access restrictions.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Copyright has expired.
Item level descriptions available for some photographs.
Accession number(s): 197912-053