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Letter from Chimata Sumida to Grace Sumida Nagai (ddr-densho-379-22)
doc Letter from Chimata Sumida to Grace Sumida Nagai (ddr-densho-379-22)
Letter asks for help purchasing watches and used golf clubs for other internees. Chimata Sumida states that since some of the internees have returned to Los Angeles and filled the family in on news at Ft. Missoula, he no longer needs to let them know the daily news.
Letter from Chimata Sumida to his family (ddr-densho-379-3)
doc Letter from Chimata Sumida to his family (ddr-densho-379-3)
Second letter from Chimata Sumida describing life in the internment camp. He mentions status of their family friends in the camp. He also mentions the Alien hearings and that no prisoner had his case resolved to date.
Letter from Chimata Sumida to Sumida Family (ddr-densho-379-8)
doc Letter from Chimata Sumida to Sumida Family (ddr-densho-379-8)
Letter describes camp life. He mentions that the camp regulations limit sending 3 letters a week, not more than 24 lines a letter. He also requested sporting good items be sent to him because the internees need more exercise.
Letter from Chimata Sumida to his family (ddr-densho-379-1)
doc Letter from Chimata Sumida to his family (ddr-densho-379-1)
First letter from Chimata Sumida to his wife, Masako Sumida, after arriving at Ft. Missoula Internment Camp from Tuna Canyon.
Letter from Chimata Sumida to Sumida Family (ddr-densho-379-5)
doc Letter from Chimata Sumida to Sumida Family (ddr-densho-379-5)
Letter describes life in the Ft. Missoula internment camp. He states that the overall age of men in camp is over 55. The Japanese Camp's average age is 38.
Letter from Chimata Sumida to Grace Sumida and Family (ddr-densho-379-12)
doc Letter from Chimata Sumida to Grace Sumida and Family (ddr-densho-379-12)
Letter requests the family sends all of his personal belongings since he might not be able to see them during the "duration of this emergency period of time which might last years." He requested tennis equipment be sent because they would soon have a tennis court at Ft. Missoula.
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