So Much Left Behind

doll with blue eyes wearing white cap, red green floral dress and white shoes and socks
Doll, ca 1940s
Galt Museum & Archives P19970041469

So many belongings were left behind in homes and businesses during the evacuation to internment camps, including homes, businesses, fishing boats, personal valuables, and even pets.

Joy Kogawa’s parents were somehow able to purchase this doll to replace those left behind in Slocan, British Columbia.

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