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. Postmarked Jul 20, 1943. At the top of the envelope “July-27-43” is written in blue pencil. Inside the envelope is a letter written by Teru dated July 18, 1943, in which she quotes a long poem by an un-cited author. She also discusses life at Minidoka. At the top of the letter is an "EXAMINED" stamp with illegible numbers in red pen.




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