Monogatari: Tales of Powell Street 1920-1941Nikkei National Museum
One of the oldest neighbourhoods in Vancouver, Powell Street was founded by Japanese labour contractors in the sawmill industry. More than 30,000 Japanese immigrants passed through Powell Street between the 1890s and 1940s.
Memories of Powell Street come to life in the remarkable words and pictures that make up this publication, which includes material primarily from the 1920s to 1941. Readers can enjoy a history lesson with 38 photographs and wonderful stories describing life in what was once a vibrant Vancouver neighbourhood.
48 pages. 38 images.
Exhibition catalogue 2011