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Letter from Eiko Fujii to Fred S. Farr, written three months after moving to Ann Arbor Michigan. Fujii writes about her job at the University of Michigan, the lack of night life and vice in Ann Arbor, the cost of housing that prevents her from moving her parents from Jerome Incarceration Camp, and the value she places on her own freedom. The collection contains seven letters to Farr from Japanese American friends from California incarcerated during World War II. Most of the letters are from Eiko Fujii, beginning shortly after her arrival at Santa Anita Assembly Center in 1942, continuing through her transfer to Denson, Ark., at Jerome incarceration camp, and ending after she left the camps and held a teaching position the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The letters discuss daily life in the camps and her family's physical, psychological, and emotional adjustment to life there; as well as references to Farr's personal and professional life. Also included are photographs collected by Fred S. Farr, depicting Japanese Americans traveling by train and an unidentified incarceration camp.
Correspondence 4 pages, 19.5 x 24 cm, handwritten application/pdf