titlePeople on a Train During the Repatriation; Slocan City, BC






descriptionThis photograph shows a train with men, women, and children standing at the train's entrance. There are people standing next to the train. Some of them are looking at the people in the train. One person beside the train is passing a piece of paper to someone standing at the train's entrance. At the top of the page this photograph is mounted on in white pen it reads, "Repatriation. July 31st, 1946" and its Japanese translation reads, "Going to Japan, July 31st, 1946."


history of use


The Japanese kanji does not use the word, hikiage, which means repatriation.


part ofTsutomu Tom Kimoto collection




Nikkei National Museum