Victoria’s Chinatown: A Gateway Project to the Past and Present of Chinese Canadians

Recipient
University of Victoria
Dates
February, 2011 - March, 2012
Location
Victoria, BC
Project Details

The University of Victoria (U of Vic) will create a web museum in English and Chinese that will preserve oral histories, documents, photographs and artefacts of Chinese-Canadians affected by the Head Tax and Exclusion Act in the first and largest Chinese settlement in Canada—Victoria’s Chinatown. The engaging and educational web museum will be showcased and housed on the U of Vic’s website and will also be part of the University of British Columbia’s national archival portal.