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.
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