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Title
Letters from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, June 8, 1946 [in Japanese]
Creator
Okine, Ayame May: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1946-06-08
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Permission to publish the image must be obtained from the CSUDH Archives as owner of the physical item and copyright. In instances when the copyright ownership is not clear it is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission.
Description
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.
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 overseas during World War II, to their Issei parents incarcerated in the Rohwer incarceration camp in McGehee, Arkansas. The correspondence also includes letters from their relatives and friends who are former incarcerees in the camps during the war and have “resettled” in Chicago, Illinois as well as letters from the Okines’ family members in Hiroshima, Japan during the Allied occupation of Japan. In addition, the collection includes a family photo album compiled by Dorothy Ai Aoki, a Nisei daughter to the Okines.
Type
text
Format
Correspondence
1 envelope; 2 letters (1 page; 1 page)
application/pdf
Identifier
oki_01_68_001-003
csudh_oki_0148
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/13208
Language
Japanese
English
Subject
Geographic communities--California--Los Angeles
Geographic communities--Illinois--Chicago
Industry and employment
World War II--Military service--442nd Regimental Combat Team
World War II--Leaving camp--'Resettlement
Identity and values--Nisei
Place
Chicago, Illinois
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections

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