Thomas Soon 97-years-old and Charlie Quon, 99-years-old, hold government cheques, the first redress payments to Chinese Head Tax payers in Vancouver Friday, October 20, 2006

   

SASI number: 

2016.032.001 

Title: 

Thomas Soon 97-years-old and Charlie Quon, 99-years-old, hold government cheques, the first redress payments to Chinese Head Tax payers in Vancouver Friday, October 20, 2006. 

Date: 

20 Oct. 2006. 

Description: 

1 photograph : col. ; of Thomas Soon (left) and Charlie Quon (right) holding government cheques that are redress payments for the Chinese Head Tax. They are holding the cheque, letter, and envelope in front of themselves with both hands. Soon is wearing a light beige coloured jacket and Quon is wearing a striped grey suit coat, a light blue collared shirt, and a black tie. The background is a red backdrop with white Chinese characters printed on it. 

Creator/Source: 

Lyle Stafford - The Canadian Press. 

General Material Designation: 

Graphic material. 

Dimensions: 

1 photograph : col. ; 300 ppi. 

Repository: 

Radio Canada International. 

Identifier number: 

N/A 

URL: 

http://www.rcinet.ca/patrimoine-asiatique-en/le-mois-du-patrimoine-asiatique-au-canada/limmigration-chinoise-au-canada/ 

Rights: 

Requires credit and link. 

Subjects: 

Asian experience in North America: Chinese and Japanese. 

Internment of Japanese in Canada, 1942-1945. 

Japanese-British Columbia-History-20th century. 

Japanese-Canada-Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945. 

Redress for historical injustices.