Nikkei History


Mass expulsion of Nikkei begins. Some are given only 24 hours notice. Cars, cameras and radios are confiscated for “protective measures.” A curfew is imposed. Nikkei are ordered to turn over property and belongings to the Custodian of Enemy Alien Property as a “protective measure only.”

Seized vehicles at Hastings Park

Japanese Canadian relocation – Seized vehicles at Hastings Park, 1942. Vancouver Public Library 1369.