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Description found in Archives

M. Grace Tucker fonds [textual record, graphic material]. 

Date(s)

1942-1968

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

10 cm of textual records.
11 photographs 10 b&w.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of material relating to Tucker's welfare work with Japanese Canadians in the re-location camps in the Slocan, B.C. area. As such, it includes correspondence, petitions and notices from various Japanese-Canadians at the Slocan Relocation Centre as well as correspondence with the Co-operative Committee on Japanese Canadians. The minutes, agendas, financial records and news bulletins of the Co-operative Committee on Japanese Canadians are also included as well as reports from various areas in British Columbia submitted to the Anglican Japanese Mission. Fonds also contains articles and miscellaneous memoranda, forms and pamphlets documenting the Japanese evacuation and repatriation, 1942-1951, 1968. The fonds also contains photographs depicting the activities of Japanese-Canadian families evacuated to Slocan City. B.C., 1942-1944.

Textual records
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Photographs: No restrictions. Copyright expired. Credit: Name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / Copy negative no.

No finding aid

Biography / Administrative history

Grace Tucker was born in London, England, and came to Canada in 1905. She was educated in Peterborough, Ont. and after several years in secretarial work she entered the Anglican Women's Training College in Toronto.

Following her graduation from college, Tucker was assigned to Vancouver, B.C., for work among Japanese-Canadians. From 1942 to 1946 she was a welfare worker at Slocan Relocation Centre in the interior of British Columbia. In 1946 the Anglican Church assigned her to Toronto where she helped with the re-settlement of Japanese-Canadians in various parts of Ontario, until 1952. She later moved to Prince Albert, Sask., where she worked with the Anglican Church until her retirement in 1967.

Additional information

Received in 1975 from M. Grace Tucker of Vancouver, B.C.

Subject heading

1. Tucker, M. Grace, 1902-
2. Japanese Canadians Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
3. Canadiens d'origine japonaise Évacuation et relogement, 1942-1945.
4. Japanese Canadians
5. Canadiens d'origine japonaise
6. Co-operative Committee on Japanese Canadians

Private

Other system control no.

Related control no.

1976-090 NPC