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Envelope, card, and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Miriam Kiyo Koyama

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Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection

Envelope addressed to Dr. K. Koyama at Fort Missoula from his daughter, Miriam Kiyo Koyama, in Portland. Postmarked March 7, 1942. In the lower left corner is a purple "EXAMINED" stamp with a cursive D written above in red pencil. On the back the envelope is sealed with a red victory sticker. Inside the envelope is a folded card that has been cut up to reveal only part of the message. The message is about God and his grace from John 3:16. The letter had been folded and has “To Dr. K. Koyama” written on of the sections. On the other side of the paper is a letter dated March 6, 1942. Miriam Kiyo Koyama writes to her father about how she hopes when the family is evacuated they will go to the same camp where he is. She writes that they mailed him a photo recently, but is not sure he received it. At the bottom of the page is a purple "Examined" stamp.




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Courtesy of the Koyama Family Collection, Oregon Nikkei Endowment