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Letter from Emiko Amy Terada to Miss Laura Thomas, March 16, 1944
Terada, Emiko Amy: author
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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A letter from Emiko Amy Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Miss Laura Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, she talks about school and wishes that she could go back to Lawndale school. Transcript was provided by the donor and is available: csudh_nis_9020.
The James H. Osborne Nisei Collection contains mainly correspondence between Emiko and Usami Terada, incarcerees in the Rohwer incarceration camp, McGehee Arkansas, and the Thomas family in Lawndale, California, and photographs of the Teradas and the Thomases. The letters describe the trip from the Santa Anita Temporary Assembly Center to the Rohwer incarceration camp, their lives and conditions in the camp, and their concerns about their properties in Lawndale, California. Also included are photographs taken in the camp, some issues of "The Rohwer outpost," and fliers published during wartime.
1 sheet, 8.25 x 5.5 inches, handwritten; 1 envelope
World War II--Incarceration camps
Education--Secondary education
McGehee, Arkansas
Incarceration Camps--Rohwer
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections;
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
James H. Osborne Nisei Collection

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