Letter from George Kida to mother Miyuki "Kay" Kida

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Kenjiro and Miyuki “Kay” Kida Family Collection

Letter and envelope to Miyuki "Kay" Kida from George Kida. Describes work opportunities, conditions in the camp and surrounding area. Kenjiro is picking up potatoes and George is pitching bundles. Mentions someone named Satoshi (who he mentioned having bought a checker board with in a previous letter) who he is becoming friends with. Mentions having received a letter from the Krogmans, who reported that their farm had two feet of grass growing on it and that there was no stock in (he writes that he knows that James Albert "Al" Johnson is "doing the best he can."). Asks if he should send the money they are making to Kay, put it in the bank, or send it to Al. George wants to stay in Nyssa for the duration and invites Kay to come.




Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

Courtesy of Kida Family Collection, Japanese American Museum of Oregon