Fonds AM103 - Yamamoto family fonds

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Yamamoto family fonds

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0.06 m of textual records : originals

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Wakichi Yamamoto and his family lived in Vancouver, where they owned and operated the Yamashima Cafe at 333 Powell St. from ca. 1917 to ca. 1929. The Yamamoto family also owned property at 763 East Pender St. as well as unimproved land elsewhere in Vancouver and in the Howe Sound area.

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The records were found by Jack Bottay in an old house on Main St. Between Powell and Alexander Streets.

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The fonds consists of bills and invoices of the Yamashima Cafe and a school notebook of Bunjiro Yamamoto.

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Presented by Jack Bottay in 1971.


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  • Box: 511-C-05 fld 02-04