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Title
Letter from Henry [Katsumi] Fujita to Mr. H. A. Strong, Electrolux Corporation, August 9, 1942
Creator
Fujita, Henry Katsumi
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-08-09
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Description
Letter from Henry K. Fujita to his boss Mr. H. A. Strong of the Electrolux Corporation in San Francisco dated August 9, 1942. Rich in details, the letter describes the physical layout of the Merced Assembly Center, the poor-quality construction of the barracks, the daily schedules, the camp organization and facilities, the hardships and illnesses and deaths, the jobs and wages, tentative plans for movement to a permanent inland camp, and hopes for the future.
3 pages, typescript
Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
lp028-08-013
ark:/13030/c8tm7dg2
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/579
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Administration--War Relocation Authority
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Housing
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Living conditions
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')--Aftermath
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Impacts of incarceration
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Medical care and health issues
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--Social and recreational activities
Industry and employment
Place
Merced, California
Temporary Assembly Centers
Merced
Source
Sonoma State University Library, Rohnert Park, California;
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Fujita Family Collection

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