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Letters from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, June 8, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-147)
doc Letters from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, June 8, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-147)
Contains two letters from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She writes two separate letters to the Okines and encloses into one envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_68_001-003
Letter from Ayame Okine to [Seiishi and Tomeyo Okine], May 21, [1946], [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-184)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to [Seiishi and Tomeyo Okine], May 21, [1946], [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-184)
A letter from Ayame Okine to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She writes about Mrs. Yamasaki who she has run into at an event hosted by the Chicago Buddhist Church. Mrs. Yamasaki appears to be a former incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 29, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-174)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 29, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-174)
A letter from Ayame Okine to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Ayame reports to them that Masao and she has arrived at Lodi, California to meet the Tanimotos, who are Ayame's parents. In the letter, Ayame writes about her plan to spend a few days in Lodi and visit the Okines soon after. The arrival …
Letter from Ayame [Okine] to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-117)
doc Letter from Ayame [Okine] to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-117)
A new year's greeting letter from Ayame Okine in Bartlett, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okines in Hawthorne, California. This letter is mailed from Fred S. Tange's place where Ayame stays. In the letter, she appreciates the monetary gift from her parents-in-law while she feels ashamed to have them to still worry about her …
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, December 13, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-112)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, December 13, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-112)
Ayame Okine writes from Bartlett, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. She states that she is glad to hear that they have returned to California safely and would be able to spend winter holidays at home. She also describes the Japanese community in Chicago, making mochi for new year's day. The …
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mrs. and Mrs. Okine, February 13, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-128)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mrs. and Mrs. Okine, February 13, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-128)
A letter from Ayame Okine to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Ayame. She writes about her husband, Masao Okine, who is stationed in Tokyo, as well as her job in Chicago. Her job requires the use of a sewing machine and she meets one of her old friends, Sakie Sakaeda, at work. She hears about other …
Letter from [Ayame] May Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 22, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-173)
doc Letter from [Ayame] May Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 22, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-173)
A letter from Ayame May Okine in Chicago to her brother-in-law, Makoto Okine in Whittier, California. She expresses her delight about her husband's returning home from Japan and updates on their lives including traveling to New York and visiting her sister in New Jersey. She also expresses that she is awaiting for the day when Masao …
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, March 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-137)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, March 6, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-137)
A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. In the letter, she describes her new job, making women's leather purses. She packs merchandise into boxes for shipping, earning 65 cents per hour. At work, there are only 12 Japanese workers and other workers are all African …
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-158)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-158)
A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She congratulates on Makoto Okine's returning home from Europe. She also writes about her next plan moving back to California with her husband, Masao, once he returns from Japan to Chicago. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 15, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-120)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 15, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-120)
A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne, California. In the letter, Ayame describes her job in Chicago. She assists in making cameras and helps to light tobaccos. Her work starts at 8:00 AM and ends at 4:30 PM, including a 20-minute break two times. She earns …
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. S. Okine, December 28, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-179)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. S. Okine, December 28, 1945 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-179)
A letter from Ayame Okine to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. In the letter, Ayame writes about her sister-in-law, Hatsuno Hotty Okine who works at a Caucasian family's place and is getting married to Masuo Robert Befu soon. She also updates on her life in Illinois, working for 12 hours with fifteen to sixteen people …
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 7, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-118)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 7, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-118)
A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, in Hawthorne, California. Ayame Okine encloses a check for the marriage of her sister-in-law, Hatsuno Hotty Okine. Ayame also writes about her moving plan, informing that her sister has bought a house and Ayame is going to move into the house …
Letter from May [Ayame] Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 7, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-164)
doc Letter from May [Ayame] Okine to Mr. Makoto Okine, October 7, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-164)
A letter from Ayame Okine to her brother-in-law, Makoto Okine. She writes from Chicago Illinois. In the letter, she thanks him for the monetary gift for purchasing a car and writes about her moving plan from Chicago to California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_15_001
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-154)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-154)
A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois to her father-in-law, Seiichi Okine in Whittier, California. She thanks her parents-in-law for their thoughtful letters. She is glad to know that Seiichi likes her gift for the Father's Day. She hopes that they will be able to celebrate the fourth of July by having fireworks this year. …
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, September 23, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-161)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, September 23, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-161)
A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois, to her parents-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. In the letter, she expresses her excitement about her husband, Masao's returning home from Japan where he is stationed as a Nisei solder. She anticipates that she is going to go back to California where Seiichi and Tomeyo reside once Masao …
Letter from Ayame and Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 18, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-172)
doc Letter from Ayame and Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 18, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-172)
A letter from Masao and Ayame Okine to their parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Masao reports to his parents about his arrival to Chicago after his discharge from the U.S. Army, serving as a Nisei solder in Japan. He describes his life in Chicago, such as buying a car and driving to New York to see …
Letter from [Ayame] May Okine to Mr and Mrs. S. Okine, April 26, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-142)
doc Letter from [Ayame] May Okine to Mr and Mrs. S. Okine, April 26, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-142)
A letter from Ayame May Okine in Chicago, Illinois, to her father-in-law, Seiichi Okine in Whittier, California. Learning about the Okine's moving from Hawthorne to Whittier, she expresses her concerns about the neighborhood in the new location, and updates on her life in Chicago and Makoto Okine in Japan. The arrival date of the letter, April …
CSU Dominguez Hills Okine Collection (ddr-csujad-5)
Collection CSU Dominguez Hills Okine Collection (ddr-csujad-5)
The Okine Collection contains materials collected by Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine who were Issei flower growers in Whittier, California. It includes correspondence, photographs, financial documents, and a photo album. A large portion of the collection consists of family correspondence with Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, including letters from their Nisei children, Masao and Makoto Okine, both soldiers …
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