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Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama

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Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection

Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Dentention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Jun 22, 1943. In the upper center “6/28-43” is written in red pencil. Inside the envelope was a letter, in the center of the header is an "Examined" stamp. In the letter Teru writes about being apart for Father's Day for two years in a row, how the children are sad, and how she wishes they could be together, even at a family camp in New Mexico or Texas. Asks about his health and expresses concern for his heart condition.




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Courtesy of the Koyama Family Collection, Oregon Nikkei Endowment