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Temporary agricultural work leave

Work-leave crew

These workers received permission to leave the Tule Lake concentration camp in California to harvest sugar beets on this farm in Utah. Left to right: Ted Matsushita, Orly Garner (the farm's owner), and Joe Matsuzawa.
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Military Police and Japanese Clash in Denver (December 9, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, December 9, 1942, p. 5
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Eden Internee Killed (October 23, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, October 23, 1942, p. 20
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Harvesting beets

Caption in album: "Tiring of camp life, Stan succumbed to the seasonal leaves, left Tule for beet-topping in Idaho, 'where yawning canyons greet the sun.'"
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Letter from Sarah "Sade" Pyatt to Kida family

Letter from "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt) to her "children" (the Kida family) in Nyssa, Oregon, dated October 30, 1942. Writes that she hopes the war will be over soon. Describes the comings and goings of people in White Salmon, including Vickie (who takes care of Mrs. Pyatt), Mrs. Boyd, and ...
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Japanese Sought For Beet Harvest (September 18, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, September 18, 1942, p. 3
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Jap Evacuees Sought For Work on Farms (April 16, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 16, 1942, p. 3
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Letter from George Kida to Sarah "Sade" Pyatt

Letter from George Kida, addressed to "Grandma" (Sarah "Sade" Pyatt). George writes that there had been a misunderstanding about his mother, writing that Mrs. Pyatt had wrote that his mother "was in the worst scrape of any of us" and so had assumed she was ill. He called the Krogmans ...
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Envelope from George Kida to his mother Miyuki "Kay" Kida

Envelope is addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in the Portland Assembly Center. Postmarked August 3, 1942 from Nyssa, Oregon. Presumably from George Kida.
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Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama

The envelope is addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Nov 12, 1942. In red pencil “Dec 14-42” is written on the left side of the envelope. On the back of the envelope is a large white sticker that says "EXAMINED ...
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