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Japanese expulsion from Atlin, British Columbia [graphic] /
BANC PIC 2003.137--PIC
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Title:

Japanese expulsion from Atlin, British Columbia

Creator/Contributor:

Muirhead Brothers, creator

Abstract:

Three posed crowd portraits in the snowy streets of Atlin and at McKee Creek. Two include a sign reading : Mayor Kirkland / White men's rights without violence / General Ward. One view shows town in background, another shows the Kirkland Hotel. The fourth view shows a line of Japanese men and a dog sled heading out into the snowy landscape, a rifle-bearing man behind them.

Date:

March 22, 1902 (issued)

Subject:

n-cn-bc
Japanese -- British Columbia -- Atlin -- Photographs
Race discrimination -- British Columbia -- Atlin -- Photographs
Vigilantes -- British Columbia -- Atlin -- Photographs
Mining districts -- British Columbia -- Photographs
Atlin (B.C.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

M. Bros. phot.
Attributed to Muirhead Brothers. Printed in Negative: M. Bros. phot.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Handwritten on back of mount: Russo Japan War. (In later hand?)
Captions in negatives read: No. 1, on McKee Creek after the interview, Japs will go; No. 3, return to Atlin, crowd in good spirits and Japs glad to leave; No. 4, parting send off to Mister Jap; No. 5, exit the disturbing element Mister Jap.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
4 photographic prints on mounts : b&w ; image 15 x 20 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2003.137--PIC

Origin:

British Columbia