Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Andrew "Uncle Chape" Goodenough and Eva "Aunt Eva" Goodenough

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Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection

Envelope addressed to Dr. Kei Koyama at Camp Livingston from A.C. Goodenough (Andrew "Uncle Chape" Goodenough) in Portland. Postmarked Mar 29, 1943. In place of postage “Internee of War mail/Free” is written in the upper right corner. Written on the left side of the postmark is “4/9-43” in red pencil. Along the left edge of the envelope is clear tape with the number 253 printed on it. The tape continues onto the back of the envelope and reads “EXAMINED BY.” A large purple "RECEIVED" stamp is on the back of the envelope dated Apr 9, 1943. Inside the envelope is a letter from Eva "Aunt Eva" and Andrew "Uncle Chape" Goodenough to Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama about the health of “Uncle Chape" and the mailing of his high school, college, and dental school records. Expresses hope that everything will work out and he will be released. Letter dated Mar. 28, 1943.




Japanese American Museum of Oregon

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