Episode 9 – Registration Cards

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Lily (Reiko) (nee Hamaguchi) Yano's Registration Card, front .
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SJCTM - 9 - Registration Cards

In March, 1941, the RCMP, under the orders of Prime Minister King, began registering Japanese and Japanese Canadians.  Afterwards all people above the age of sixteen carried registration cards with them at all times.  But wait this was nine months before Pearl Harbour?!  Join Raymond and Alexis as they talk about the what, why and how of registration cards.

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Lily (Reiko) (nee Hamaguchi) Yano's Registration Card, back .
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Produced and Hosted by Raymond Nakamura and Alexis Jensen

Music by Aiko Saita


Adachi, Ken.  The Enemy That Never Was.  Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Ltd, 1976.

Broadfoot, Barry.  Years of Sorrow, Years of Shame: The Story of the Japanese Canadians in World War II. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, Ltd, 1977.

Hickman, Pamela and Masako Fukawa.  Righting Canada's Wrongs: Japanese Internment in the Second World War.  Toronto: James Lorimer & Co Ltd, 2011.

Ito, Roy. Stories of My People: A Japanese Canadian Journal. Hamilton: S-20 and Nisei Veterans Assocation, 1994.

The New Canadian, March 7, 1941.  multiculturalcanada.ca/node/701224