New Canadian makes voting history

   

SASI number: 

2016.001.001 

Title: 

New Canadian makes voting history. 

Date: 

10 Dec. 1948. 

Description: 

Mahinder Singh Beadall casting his ballot beside ballot box attendee Peter Ormiston. The image is taken fromThe Daily Colonist newspaper from December 10, 1948. Beadall was the first Indo-Canadian to exert his right to vote in Victoria city history to vote in an election. The vote was for the aldermen and police commissioner of the city of Victoria. 

Creator/Source: 

The Daily Colonist newspaper. 

General Material Designation: 

Graphic material. 

Dimensions: 

1 photograph : b&w ; 96 ppi. 

Repository: 

The British Colonist digital archive. 

Identifier number: 

N/A 

URL: 

http://archive.org/details/dailycolonist1248uvic_7 

Rights: 

For teaching, research consultation and scholarly purposes only. Further distribution and/or any commercial use of the works from this site is strictly forbidden without the permission of the Times-Colonist (CanWest). 

Subjects: 

Municipal elections.
Voting rights-British Columbia-Victoria.