Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama

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Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection

One cent postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. The return sender information has both a mailing and telegram address listed. Postmarked Sep. 15, 1942. Below the postmark “9/20/42” is written in red pencil. On the left side of the postcard is a purple "Censored" stamp. The message written on the back of the postcard is dated Sept. 12, 1942. Teru writes about which Portland families were sent to Wyoming and who they knew in their block at Minidoka. Explains about the first experience seeing a rattlesnake.




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Courtesy of the Koyama Family Collection, Japanese American Museum of Oregon