Postwar occupation of Japan

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Letter from Fusako Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, June 15, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-293)
doc Letter from Fusako Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, June 15, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-293)
A letter from Fusako Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She writes about the package of gifts from the Okines and appreciates their help. The package arrived on May 29, 1948 and included cloth, clothes, a sweater, sugar, soap bars, candies, tobacco, and medicines which are scarce in post-war Japan. She laments about …
Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, September 12, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-218)
doc Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, September 12, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-218)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan, to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Jokichi congratulates on the Okines' grandchild and includes updates on issues of his family, the Sasaki family, and the Nakano family in Japan. He also describes high inflation in post-war Japan, listing high prices of food and other necessities. …
Letter from Masao Okine to Dottie [Dorothy] Okine, May 10, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-181)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Dottie [Dorothy] Okine, May 10, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-181)
A letter from Masao Okine to his sister, Dorothy Okine. He writes from Tokyo, Japan, where he is stationed as a U.S. Army soldier. He asks Dorothy to send him cigarettes, candies, and gum. He sent the letter to her on April 23, 1946, however, it returned to Masao. He adds the notes, explaining why the …
Letter from Natsue Okine to Seiichi Okine, May 6, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-253)
doc Letter from Natsue Okine to Seiichi Okine, May 6, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-253)
A letter from Natue Okine in Itsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She writes that they are going to start harvesting wheat soon in Japan. She thanks for the cloth that Tomeyo sent to her and informs her that she has made her clothes by using it. In the letter, …
Letters from Jokichi Yamanaka to Masao, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, March 5, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-283)
doc Letters from Jokichi Yamanaka to Masao, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, March 5, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-283)
Contains two letters and one envelope. Both letters are written by Jokichi Yamanaka and addressed to his nephew, Masao Okine and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine and are enclosed in the same envelope. It appears that he mailed them to his daughter's place and his daughter forwarded his letters to the Okine's address. See …
Card from Masao Okine to Mrs. S. Okine, March 5, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-136)
doc Card from Masao Okine to Mrs. S. Okine, March 5, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-136)
A card for Mother's Day from Masao Okine to his mother, Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. He probably writes from Japan where he is deployed as a U.S. Army soldier. The card is mailed via San Francisco by the U.S. Army Postal Service. The handwritten notes on the backside of the envelope read: Arrived on March …
Letter from Masao Okine to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, April 23, [1946] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-291)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, April 23, [1946] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-291)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He writes from Japan where he is stationed as a Nisei soldier. He reports to his parents about their relatives and friends in Hiroshima: He took ten days vacation to visit Hiroshima and found that the Hiroshima City was completely destroyed by the atomic …
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 10, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-121)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 10, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-121)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne. This letter is written in Japan where Masao is currently stationed as a Nisei soldier and mailed via San Francisco by the U.S. Army Postal Service. In the letter, Masao describes his work as a US Army solider in Japan: He has …
Letter from Megumi Sasaki  to Mr. S. Okine, January 22, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-244)
doc Letter from Megumi Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, January 22, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-244)
A letter from Megumi Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Megumi introduces himself as though he has never met them nor been in contact with them before. He is a son of Matsuyo Sasaki and a brother of Minoru Sasaki. He explains that he was drafted into the Japanese military in 1944 and …
Letters from Seiichi Okine to Naraji Okine, Masao Okine, and Jokichi Yamanaka, September 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-159)
doc Letters from Seiichi Okine to Naraji Okine, Masao Okine, and Jokichi Yamanaka, September 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-159)
Contains one envelope and three letters written by Seiichi Okine addressing his son, Masao Okine, his brother Naoji Okine, and his brother-in-law, Jokichi Yamanaka, in Japan. Those three letters are enclosed in an envelope and mailed to Masao Okine who is stationed in Japan via San Francisco by the U.S. Postal Service, but the letter is …
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 27, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-153)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 27, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-153)
A letter from Masao Okine, who is stationed in Tokyo, Japan as a Nisei solder, to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. The letter is mailed via San Francisco, California, by U.S. Army Postal Service. In the letter, Masao writes about his duties driving a jeep and informs that he is going to mail his parents' …
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, August 16, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-156)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, August 16, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-156)
A letter from Masao Okine who is stationed in Yokohama, Japan as a Nisei soldier to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. This letter is mailed via San Francisco by the U.S. Postal Service. In the letter, he describes his work and daily routine in Japan. He has been transferred from Tokyo to Yokohama and his …
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 19, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-124)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 19, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-124)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. This letter is written in Japan where Masao is stationed as a U.S. military soldier and mailed via San Francisco by the U.S. Army Postal Service. Masao describes his stay in Japan, being transferred from Sagamihara, Kanagawa, to Tokyo, possibly being …
Letters from Jokichi Yamanaka and Miyuki [Matsuura] to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, April 20 and May 25, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-182)
doc Letters from Jokichi Yamanaka and Miyuki [Matsuura] to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, April 20 and May 25, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-182)
Contains two letters and one envelope. One of the letters is written by Jokichi Yamanaka in Japanese and the other is written by Miyuki Matsuura in Japanese. It appears that Seiichi Okine received Jokichi Yamanaka's letter and forwarded it to Jokichi's daughter, Miyuki Matuura. Miyuki returned Jokichi's letter to Seiichi along with her letter to Seiichi. …
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, July 24, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-151)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, July 24, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-151)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He writes from Japan where he is stationed as a Nisei soldier. In the letter, he writes about his duties as a jeep driver, working a night shift from 10PM to 6AM. He drives for Japanese coworkers who speak English and serve as interpreters …
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, March 30, 1946, [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-189)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, March 30, 1946, [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-189)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He writes from Japan where he is stationed as a Nisei soldier. In the letter, he writes about his duties in Japan, driving a truck. He also writes about the illness of his brother, Makoto, who is also stationed in Italy as a Nisei …
Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, January 20, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-249)
doc Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, January 20, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-249)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Jokichi expresses his gratitude for the gifts that were sent by his niece, Hatsuno Hotty Befu. He explains that while the gifts from Seiichi mainly include clothing, he is often running out of food in Japan and is thus …
Letters from Naoji and Kenjiro Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 23, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-152)
doc Letters from Naoji and Kenjiro Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 23, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-152)
Contains two letters and an envelope. The letters are written by brothers of Seiichi Okine in Hiroshima, Japan, Naoji and Kenjiro Okine. Both letters are enclosed in an envelope and mailed by Masao Okine who is stationed in Japan as a U.S. Army soldier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, February 18, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-190)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, February 18, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-190)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, along with a note in English. He writes from Tokyo, Japan, where he is stationed as a Nisei soldier. The letter is mailed via San Francisco by the U.S. Postal Service. In the letter, Masao informs that he has been transferred from Sagamihara to …
Letter from Masao Okine to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, April 3, [1946?] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-273)
doc Letter from Masao Okine to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, April 3, [1946?] [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-273)
A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He writes from Japan where he is stationed as a Nisei soldier. He thanks his parents for their letters and package containing Masao's requested items. He informs that he is doing well working as a truck driver, and is going to take ten days …
Letter from Toshio Tamaoi [?] to Mrs. Seiichi Okine, December 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-254)
doc Letter from Toshio Tamaoi [?] to Mrs. Seiichi Okine, December 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-254)
A letter from Toshio Tamaoi in Itsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan to his uncle, Seiichi Okine. The letter is mailed by Kenjiro Okine. In the letter, he thanks Seiichi for the gifts and laments about the high inflation in post-war Japan. He also asks about Kimie Tanimoto who recently left for the U.S. and includes updates on his …
Letter from Minoru Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, September 22, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-210)
doc Letter from Minoru Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, September 22, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-210)
A letter from Minoru Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan, to his brother-in-law, Seiichi Okine. He thanks Seiichi for the gift, including ajinomoto [monosodium glutamate], sugar, candies, and pencils. He describes the shortages of basic necessities in Japan and states that all children under age 8 do not know the real taste of sugar. He also expresses his …
Letter from Jokichi [Yamanaka] to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, June 16, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-149)
doc Letter from Jokichi [Yamanaka] to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, June 16, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-149)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. This letter is mailed by Masao Okine, who is stationed as a Nisei soldier in Japan, via the U.S. Army Postal Service. In the letter, Jokichi informs Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine that Masao Okine brought their letters and gifts …
Letters from Naoji, Miyuki, and Miyoko Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-250)
doc Letters from Naoji, Miyuki, and Miyoko Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-250)
Contains three letters written from the Okine's in Japan to Mr. Seiichi Okine along with an envelope. The three letters are written by Naoji Okine, Miyuki Okine, and Miyoko Okine respectively, and enclosed in the same envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_81_001-004
George Kiyomoto interview (ddr-csujad-6-14)
doc George Kiyomoto interview (ddr-csujad-6-14)
Oral history interview with George Kiyomoto. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_KIYOMOTO_GEORGE
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