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 Fort Missula from Andrew "Uncle Chape" Goodenough and Eva "Aunt Eva" Goodenough. Postmarked Feb 15, 1942. In the lower left corner is an "EXAMINED" stamp. Inside is a letter folded like a card with an "EXAMINED" stamp over the crease; dated February 15, 1942. The letter encourages Kei to stay strong and informs him of the support people are providing for his family during this time. They advise that Chape is still ill and that they are praying for Kei.




Oregon Nikkei Endowment

Courtesy of the Koyama Family Collection, Oregon Nikkei Endowment