Female Chinese-Canadian worker Agnes Wong of Whitecourt, Alberta, assembles a sten gun produced for China by the Small Arms Ltd. plant

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Item
    Date:
    Apr. 1944
    Reference:
    RG53
    Item no. (creator):
    WRM 4481
    Type of material:
    Photographs
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    3191599
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  • Date(s):
    Apr. 1944
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    Place:
    Long Branch, Ont.,
    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    Extent:
    1 photograph ; 2.25 sq. in.
    Negative Film B/W - cellulose nitrate
    Language of material:
    English
    Additional name(s):
    Additional information:
    Signatures and inscriptions note:
    "WAR EQUIPMENT FOR CHINA - SMALL ARMS LTD. LONG BRANCH ONT. - APRIL 1944. Agnes Wong, who comes from Whitecourt, Alta., assembles a sten gun for China. These stens are extraordinarily simple in construction and are one of the deadliest small arms in use."
    Series added entry:
    WRM
    Subject heading:
    Source:
    Government
    Other system control no.:
    DAPDCAP4674
    Former archival reference no.:
    RG53
    Other accession no.:
    1971-271 NPC
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    Terms of use:
    Credit: Ronny Jaques / National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque / Library and Archives Canada / PA-108043
    Restrictions on use: nil
    Copyright: Expired

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