Letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama
Letter to Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from his wife, Teru Koyama, dated Sept. 1, 1943. In the upper left corner is an "EXAMINED" stamp. The letter is brown and has a water stain along the right side. In the letter Teru updates Kei on their friends' situations in Minidoka: several had children leave for jobs outside or to join the Army. She talks about a recent drowning; she says that the body was found and expresses worry for the deceased's mother. She writes about a pain she has in her ear now, and advises Kei to save money for his trip home.
- Identity and values -- Issei
- Identity and values -- Nisei
- Industry and employment -- Dentistry
- World War II -- Pearl Harbor and aftermath -- Arrest, searches, and seizures
- World War II -- Concentration camps
- World War II -- U.S. Army internment camps
- World War II -- Leaving camp
- Religion and churches -- Christianity
- Koyama, Teru (author)
Japanese American Museum of Oregon
Courtesy of the Koyama Family Collection, Japanese American Museum of Oregon
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