Letters from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Kay and George Kida

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Kenjiro and Miyuki “Kay” Kida Family Collection

Envelope addressed to George Kida in Nyssa, Oregon. Contains a letter to George Kida and a letter to Miyuki "Kay" Kida from James Albert "Al" Johnson dated January 11, 1945. He wants George to come back to White Salmon to take over their land now that loyal Japanese are allowed to return to the West Coast. Al states he is moving off their ranch soon as he could no longer take care of it. In the letter to Miyuki "Kay" Kida he said he wrote to George what Kay wanted him to write to help them get home.




Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

Courtesy of Kida Family Collection, Japanese American Museum of Oregon