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BC Multicultural Photograph Collection

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The BC Multicultural Photograph Collection, comprised of 1,500 photographs dating from the late 1890s to 1962, highlights the contributions of immigrants and First Nations people to B.C. It features significant events and activities, such as the development of Vancouver's Chinatown, the Chinese contribution to railroad construction in B.C., East Indians 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. 
Alternate names
1890-01-01 to 1962-12-31 
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Image collection 
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Contributed by Vancouver Public Library
Open access
History, Primary Sources 
Allows electronic reserves
Ereserves notes
See SFU Policy R30.04 Appendix A. 
Allows coursepacks
Coursepack notes
See SFU Policy R30.04 Appendix A. Section 4.0 Fair dealing requirements and limits. 
Allows interlibrary loan
Interlibrary loan notes
See Canadian Copyright Act. Section 29. Exceptions. Fair Dealing 
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