Envelope and Birthday Card to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama

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Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection

Envelope addressed to Dr. Kei Koyama at Camp Livingston. Return sender name is not visible, but the Block number is the same as the Koyama Family; addressed as Minidoka WRA Center. Postmarked October 1, 1942. In red pencil “Oct 6 1942” is written below the postmark. On the left side of the envelope is a purple "Censored" stamp. Both the right and left edges of the envelope are torn. A folded, undated, manufactured birthday card featuring two puppies playing an upright blue piano, signed on the inside by Willy, Miriam Kiyo, and Eva (Kei Koyama's children).




Japanese American Museum of Oregon

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