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Letter from Emiko [Nakawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 15, 1951

A holiday letter with greetings on the occasion of Christmas and New Year from Emiko Nakawaki [= Emiko Amy Terada] in Anaheim, California to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, she informs them of her new address in Cypress, California and talks about her 10-month old …
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Letter from [Emiko] A. Terada to Mrs. and Mrs. Thomas, August 27, 1948

A letter from Emiko Amy Terada in Los Angeles, California to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. The letter contains news of her mother's death. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_028
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Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 2, 1946 [in Japanese]

A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She congratulates on Makoto Okine's returning home from Europe. She also writes about her next plan moving back to California with her husband, Masao, once he returns from Japan to Chicago. See this object in …
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Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 15, 1946 [in Japanese]

A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. In the letter, Ayame describes her job in Chicago. She assists in making cameras and helps to light tobaccos. Her work starts at 8:00 AM and ends at 4:30 PM, including a …
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Letter from M. Kurima to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 22, 1946 [in Japanese]

A letter from Tadashi Mac and Fusaye Alice Kurima in Chicago, Illinois, to their relatives, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. Kurima thanks them for the Christmas gift and congratulates on their daughter, Hatsuno's marriage. He also writes about Masao Okine who sent a 5-yen bill to Kurima from …
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Anne Yuki Watanabe Interview Segment 5

Anne Yuki Watanabe Interview Segment 5
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An Oral History with Norman Y. Mineta - Segment 1

Japanese American congressman, representing the Thirteenth Congressional District of California, born and raised in San Jose, California, discusses his early life, graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, and receiving a commission and serving in the armed forces from 1953-1956. Recalls the removal, "relocation," and incarceration of Japanese Americans during …
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Letter from Ayame Okine to [Seiishi and Tomeyo Okine], May 21, [1946], [in Japanese]

A letter from Ayame Okine to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She writes about Mrs. Yamasaki who she has run into at an event hosted by the Chicago Buddhist Church. Mrs. Yamasaki appears to be a former incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp. See this object in the California …
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Letter from Y. [Yuka?] Yamasaki to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, September 14, 1947 [in Japanese]

A letter from Yuka Yamasaki in Chicago, Illinois, to her aunt or friend, Tomeyo Okine. She hopes to visit California to see Tomeyo again and also to move to California. The handwritten notes on the backside of the envelope read: Arrived on September 3, replied on 24 [in Japanese]. See …
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Letter from Ayame and Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 18, 1946 [in Japanese]

A letter from Masao and Ayame Okine to their parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Masao reports to his parents about his arrival to Chicago after his discharge from the U.S. Army, serving as a Nisei solder in Japan. He describes his life in Chicago, such as buying a car and …
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