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

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Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection

Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Dec 8, 1942. There is clear tape along the whole left edge. Japanese is written on the left side of the envelope. On the back of the envelope is a purple "RECEIVED" stamp with the date Jan 24, 1943. Along the right edge of the envelope is clear tape that reads “EXAMINED BY/219.” Inside the envelope is a letter dated Dec. 6, 1942, from Teru Koyama to Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama. She writes about a heavy snowfall in Mindoka that the children enjoyed playing in, and the music they are listening to in the evening.




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