Galician immigrants

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    Hierarchical level:
    [ca. 1911].
    Box number: RV3 149
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  • Date(s):
    [ca. 1911].
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    Québec (Quebec):
    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    1 photograph : b&w, nitrate negative ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm (approx).
    Negatives - film - b/w
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    Scope and content:
    Photograph depicting Galician (Ukrainian) immigrants.
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    General Note:
    Described by the RECON project.
    William James Topley was commissioned by the Immigration Branch of the Department of the Interior to take this series of photographs of immigrants upon their arrival to the Detention Centre in Québec City to promote immigration to Canada.
    "Galician immigrants" (Caption title, Canadian History Hall)
    Reproduction note:
    A reproduction of this photograph was made for Canadian History Hall, 2017.07.01
    Exhibitions note:
    Immigration, Peter Robertson, National Archives of Canada
    Series added entry:
    Topley Photographs of Québec Immigration Centre, 1911
    Topley Album 16
    Subject heading:
    Other system control no.:
    Other accession no.:
    1936-270 NPC
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    Credit: William James Topley / Library and Archives Canada / PA-010401
    Restrictions on use: Nil
    Copyright: Expired

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