Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from William Koyama

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Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection

Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his son William Koyama at Minidoka. Postmarked Oct 7, 1942. In red pencil “Oct. 10, 1942” is written below the postmark. On the front of the envelope is a purple stamp that reads “Censored/Camp Livingston/Interment Camp.” Inside is a letter, dated October 5, 1942. William writes about a mysterious stomach sickness sweeping Minidoka and Shin Sato's service in the army. The letter is folded like a card.




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