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Item AAAB0061 - Kuri Takenaka interview

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Kuri Takenaka interview

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  • sound recording

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  • 1972-04-26 [date recorded] (Creation)

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Transferred in 1974, at the time of the creation of the Aural History Programme, PABC; receipt filed 1982-11-02.

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SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Kuri Takenaka PERIOD COVERED: 1930-1972 RECORDED: New Denver (B.C.), 1972-04-26 SUMMARY: Kuri Takenaka was born in 1912 in Japan and married in 1930 at the age of 18. Came to Canada with her husband, Mr. Takenaka, a handyman who had lived in Canada since 1922. Mr. Takenaka's father was a ;fisherman. Kuri attended Mora School in Vancouver for a year to learn to be a hairdresser. They moved to Woodfibre where Kuri opened her own barbershop, and Mr. Takenaka worked in the sawmill as a han;dyman. Her barbershop was in business for 9 years before WWII started and they moved to Kaslo camp. After the war they moved to New Denver where Kuri has a barbershop.;

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Reynoldston Research and Studies, 1974


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Interview conducted in Japanese.

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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-005.

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  • Copying Restriction: None.
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  • Copyright Status: RRAS copyright presumably transferred to BC Archives along with physical custody.

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Accession number(s): T0059

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speaker: Kuri Takenaka, interviewer: Maya Koizumi

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