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Letter from Tsukiyo Okasako to Seiichi Okine, July 1, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-282)
doc Letter from Tsukiyo Okasako to Seiichi Okine, July 1, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-282)
A letter from Tsukiyo Okasako in Hiroshima, Japan to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She thanks them for the gift and updates them briefly on her immediate family, including her mother and two sons. She also writes about Jokichi Yamanaka who is going to return to the U.S. once his reentry permit is …
Letter from Joikichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, April 13, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-242)
doc Letter from Joikichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, April 13, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-242)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law, Seichi Okine. Jokichi Yamanaka updates on his family noting that his his daughter Tomomi graduated from school and works as an interpreter at the U.S. military camp, Camp Kure. Mr. Nakano's house construction starts on April 14 and 15 and he is going to help …
Letter from Kamekichi Nakano to Mr. S. Okine, August 27, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-219)
doc Letter from Kamekichi Nakano to Mr. S. Okine, August 27, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-219)
A letter from Kamekichi Nakano in Japan to his brother-in-law, Seiichi Okine. Kamekichi thanks Seiichi for the gifts brought by Jokichi Yamanaka, including sugar and ajinomoto [monosodium glutamate], as there is a scarcity of food in Japan. He describes Masao's visit when he was stationed in Japan and his wishes to meet the Okines', with hopes …
Letter from Natsue Okine to Seiichi Okine, [May?] 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-246)
doc Letter from Natsue Okine to Seiichi Okine, [May?] 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-246)
A letter from Natsue Okine in Itsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She updates on her life, the barley harvest, and that she will start planting rice soon. She also shares appreciation for the gift of winter clothes from the Okines and looks forward to the winter to wear the clothes. The arrival date …
Letter from Natsue Okine to Seiichi Okine, May 6, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-253)
doc Letter from Natsue Okine to Seiichi Okine, May 6, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-253)
A letter from Natue Okine in Itsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She writes that they are going to start harvesting wheat soon in Japan. She thanks for the cloth that Tomeyo sent to her and informs her that she has made her clothes by using it. In the letter, …
Letters from Jokichi Yamanaka to Masao, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, March 5, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-283)
doc Letters from Jokichi Yamanaka to Masao, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, March 5, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-283)
Contains two letters and one envelope. Both letters are written by Jokichi Yamanaka and addressed to his nephew, Masao Okine and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine and are enclosed in the same envelope. It appears that he mailed them to his daughter's place and his daughter forwarded his letters to the Okine's address. See …
Letter from Naoji Okine to Seiichi Okine, December 13, 1949 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-266)
doc Letter from Naoji Okine to Seiichi Okine, December 13, 1949 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-266)
A letter from Naoji Okine in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother, Seiichi Okine. He informs that Seiichi's gifts have been brought by Kenji Okine, including milk, sugar, and soap bars, and appreciates his support. He asks about prices in the U.S. as short supply drives prices high in Japan. He thinks back of his life in …
Letter from Toshio Tamaoi [?] to Mrs. Seiichi Okine, December 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-254)
doc Letter from Toshio Tamaoi [?] to Mrs. Seiichi Okine, December 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-254)
A letter from Toshio Tamaoi in Itsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan to his uncle, Seiichi Okine. The letter is mailed by Kenjiro Okine. In the letter, he thanks Seiichi for the gifts and laments about the high inflation in post-war Japan. He also asks about Kimie Tanimoto who recently left for the U.S. and includes updates on his …
Letter from Minoru Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, September 22, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-210)
doc Letter from Minoru Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, September 22, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-210)
A letter from Minoru Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan, to his brother-in-law, Seiichi Okine. He thanks Seiichi for the gift, including ajinomoto [monosodium glutamate], sugar, candies, and pencils. He describes the shortages of basic necessities in Japan and states that all children under age 8 do not know the real taste of sugar. He also expresses his …
Letter from Jokichi [Yamanaka] to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, June 16, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-149)
doc Letter from Jokichi [Yamanaka] to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, June 16, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-149)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. This letter is mailed by Masao Okine, who is stationed as a Nisei soldier in Japan, via the U.S. Army Postal Service. In the letter, Jokichi informs Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine that Masao Okine brought their letters and gifts …
Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, January 20, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-249)
doc Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, January 20, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-249)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Jokichi expresses his gratitude for the gifts that were sent by his niece, Hatsuno Hotty Befu. He explains that while the gifts from Seiichi mainly include clothing, he is often running out of food in Japan and is thus …
Letter from Kenjiro Okine to Mr. Seiichi Okine, July 21, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-234)
doc Letter from Kenjiro Okine to Mr. Seiichi Okine, July 21, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-234)
A letter from Kenjiro Okine in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He is thankful to the Okines for the letter and gift package. He lists the items included: raisins, candies, towels, ajinomoto [monosodium glutamate], and salt. It appears that he has been craving sugar but sugar wasn't included. The letter …
Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-150)
doc Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-150)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He updates Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine on the Sasakis and the Nakanos in Japan. This letter is mailed by Masao Okine from Japan via San Francisco by U.S. Army Postal Service. The handwritten notes on the backside of the …
Letter from Fusako Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, June 15, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-293)
doc Letter from Fusako Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, June 15, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-293)
A letter from Fusako Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She writes about the package of gifts from the Okines and appreciates their help. The package arrived on May 29, 1948 and included cloth, clothes, a sweater, sugar, soap bars, candies, tobacco, and medicines which are scarce in post-war Japan. She laments about …
Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, September 12, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-218)
doc Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. S. Okine, September 12, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-218)
A letter from Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan, to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Jokichi congratulates on the Okines' grandchild and includes updates on issues of his family, the Sasaki family, and the Nakano family in Japan. He also describes high inflation in post-war Japan, listing high prices of food and other necessities. …
Letters from Naoji, Miyuki, and Miyoko Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-250)
doc Letters from Naoji, Miyuki, and Miyoko Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-250)
Contains three letters written from the Okine's in Japan to Mr. Seiichi Okine along with an envelope. The three letters are written by Naoji Okine, Miyuki Okine, and Miyoko Okine respectively, and enclosed in the same envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_81_001-004
Hiroshima Nikkei Club (ddr-csujad-29-250)
img Hiroshima Nikkei Club (ddr-csujad-29-250)
Group photograph of Hiroshima Nikkei Club. Photograph inscription: "Top row, 2nd from left Bill Rokumoto, who died in the Hiroshima nuclear bombing. Ruby Sakoda Row 2, second from right with Susie and Betty Niko. May Sakoda, Row 1, second from left. Hiroshima Nikkei Club members with Rev. Huckabee. James M. Sakoda, Row 1, right end." See …
Siblings (ddr-densho-107-27)
img Siblings (ddr-densho-107-27)
All of Roy Matsumoto's siblings were born in the United States, but went to live in Japan. Left to right: (in chronological order) Takeshi, Tsutomu, Noboru, Harue, Isao, and Shizue.
Portraits of elderly couple (ddr-densho-107-28)
img Portraits of elderly couple (ddr-densho-107-28)
Roy Matsumoto's maternal grandparents. When Roy went to Japan, his maternal grandfather had already passed away. Roy did not have the privilege of meeting him, but enjoyed living with his grandmother, Tomi, for several winters. Roy's maternal grandfather, Shinjiro Kimura, was a famous fencing instructor for Lord Asano of Hiroshima. As a samurai, he engaged in …
Family photo (ddr-densho-107-26)
img Family photo (ddr-densho-107-26)
Left to right: Wakaji Matsumoto (Roy Matsumoto's father), Shizue (younger sister), Tei (mother), Harue (older sister), Isao (younger brother), and Takeshi. (younger brother).
Atomic bomb dome (ddr-densho-107-39)
img Atomic bomb dome (ddr-densho-107-39)
Looking toward Genbaku Dome (atomic bomb dome) located near the epicenter of atomic destruction of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. This building was a commercial exhibition hall. Roy Matsumoto's mother and other members of his family lived two blocks from this dome.
Family home in Japan (ddr-densho-113-4)
img Family home in Japan (ddr-densho-113-4)
This home belonged to the Uyeda family. (L to R): Kimiye Uyeda, Tetsu Uyeda, Yorito Uyeda.
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