Letter from Henry [Katsumi] Fujita to Mr. H. A. Strong, Electrolux Corporation, August 9, 1942

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ddr-csujad-23-13 (CSUJAD Local ID: lp028-08-013, CSUJAD Project ID: ssu_lp_0013)

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Letter from Henry K. Fujita to his boss Mr. H. A. Strong of the Electrolux Corporation in San Francisco dated August 9, 1942. Rich in details, the letter describes the physical layout of the Merced Assembly Center, the poor-quality construction of the barracks, the daily schedules, the camp organization and facilities, the hardships and illnesses and deaths, the jobs and wages, tentative plans for movement to a permanent inland camp, and hopes for the future. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: lp028-08-013




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