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The Nikkei in Pre-War British Columbia

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Fishing - Whaling, Rose Harbor, Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C.

Until whaling was phased out, many Japanese were seasonally engaged at the whaling station at Rose Harbor in the Queen Charlotte Islands. Cutting up the large mammals was not a pleasant form of employment in the early 1900s. The men also worked at the Ikeda copper mine on the island.

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