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 Santa Fe Detention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. In the upper right corner in place of postage is “Internee of War/Free Mail” written in black ink. Postmarked May 31, 1943. In red pencil “June 17-43 54” is written. Along the left side of the envelope is clear tape with the number 149 on it. The tape wraps around to the back and has the words “EXAMINED BY” printed on the tape. The letter is dated May 29, 1943, and is written in Japanese and has not been translated.




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