BC Multicultural Photograph Collection at the Vancouver Public Library
Image collection
OPEN ACCESS

A collection of 1,500 photographs, dating from the late 1890s to 1962, depicting the contributions of immigrants and Indigenous people to B.C. It features significant events and activities, such as the development of Vancouver's Chinatown; the Chinese Canadian contribution to railroad construction in B.C.; South Asian Canadians 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.

Access

Alternate names

BC Multicultural Photograph Collection

Content type

Image collection

Provider

SFU Digitized Collections

Open access

Yes

Subjects

History