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Title
Letter from Miyuki Matsuura to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, October 30, 1947 [in Japanese]
Creator
Matsuura, Miyuki: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1947-10-30
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Description
A letter from Miyuki Matsuura to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She thanks them for the chrysanthemums they grew and sent to her. She keeps some of the flowers in her parlor and some of the flowers on Mrs. Freitas' grave. She includes updates on her work including finishing picking tomatoes and starting to produce garlic. She also informs that her sister, Fumiko Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan, is planning to return from Japan to the U.S. in two to three months.
1 folded sheet (3 panels), 7.75 x 5 inches, handwritten; 1 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
application/pdf
Identifier
oki_02_53_001
csudh_oki_0209
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/6808
Language
Japanese
Subject
Geographic communities--California
Industry and employment--Agriculture--Flower growers
Industry and employment--Agriculture--Farming
Identity and values--Issei
Place
San Juan Bautista, California
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Okine Collection

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