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Letter from Masayo Hasegawa to Kan Wada, December 18, 1969
Hasegawa, Masayo: author
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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A letter from Masayo Hasegawa in Neyagawa, Osaka, Japan to Kan Wada. She notifies Kan that she received the money (35,675 yen) sent from Kan Wada and she handed 100 dollars out of it to her son, Yoshio, as Kan directed. She expresses her appreciation for Kan's generosity and informs that the money would help Yoshio to rent a place in Japan. Masayo describes the rental and housing markets in Japan. She also informs that a baby was born to Yoshio and his wife and writes about the healthy baby in the letter.
Tomoji Wada was an interpreter, bookkeeper, operator of a grocery store, and manufacturer of tofu and mochi on Terminal Island, California prior to World War II. He established a tofu manufacturing plant at the Poston camp in Arizona during the war, and became a gardener after returning from the incarceration camp to Los Angeles, California. The collection consists of receipts, ledgers, taxes, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, journals, guidebooks, immigration materials, and incarceration camp records pertaining to Tomoji Wada and his family. Materials include born-digital objects created and transferred from the donor.
2 pages, 7 x 10.75 inches, handwritten
Identity and values--Issei
Japan--Post-World War II
Neyagawa-shi, Japan
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Tomoji Wada Family Papers

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