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Title
Letter from Jokichi Yamanaka to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, February 21, 1948 [in Japanese]
Creator
Yamanaka, Jokichi: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1948-02-21
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 Jokichi Yamanaka in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. He informs of the arrival of the package of gifts from Seiichi and lists the items shared among the Sasakis, the Nakanos, Tsukiyo Okasako, and the Yamanakas. The items include: sugar, towels, cloth, sewing threads, safety pins, sewing needles, underwear, and a sweater. He informs that everyone appreciates the Okines for their help. The arrival date of the letter, March 18, 1948, is recorded on the backside of the envelope.
1 page, 8.25 x 13.25 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.
Reuse oki_02_60_003
Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
oki_02_87_001
csudh_oki_0252
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/6818
Language
Japanese
Subject
Identity and values--Family
Japan--Post-World War II
Place
Hiroshima, Japan
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Okine Collection

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