title

 

Odamura Family collection

 

general material designation

 

[graphic material and textual material]
extent

 

1 cm

 

date

 

1909-1946

 

scope and content

 

The collection consists of two series of material. The first series relates to a photographic collection of images of Steveston and Slocan, BC and the second series consists of one textual record.

 

biography

 

Mr. Toshio Odamura was born at Steveston, BC March 10, 1911. He attended Steveston Japanese Language School. Mr. Odamura moved to Haney [ca. 1928] and got married to his wife Naraye, January 18, 1936. From Haney, he and his wife were temporarily interned in Hastings Park and then Slocan in 1942. From Slocan, he and his wife moved to Penticton and then to Vancouver.

 


 

Mr. Odamura's occupations included being an employee at Wood Fibre, BC, a truck driver at Slocan and various other occupations.

 

number

 

1996.178

 

organisation

 

Nikkei National Museum
access

 

Open