An unidenified officer talking with a Japanese Canadian family during the internment of fishing boats, BC

Black and white photograph showing an unidentified officer of the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve (RCNVR) speaking with a Japanese Canadian mother and child during the internment of fishing boats in British Columbia. The woman and child are standing in the doorway to a home or storefront. The RCNVR officer stands outside the doorway resting his foot on a large rock and is dressed in uniform. The officer and Japanese Canadian woman are smiling suggesting that this is a staged photograph.