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A letter from Naoji Okine in Hiroshima, Japan to his brother, Seiichi Okine. He informs that Seiichi's gifts have been brought by Kenji Okine, including milk, sugar, and soap bars, and appreciates his support. He asks about prices in the U.S. as short supply drives prices high in Japan. He thinks back of his life in the U.S. and is reluctant to purchase any of the products in Japan since the quality is poor and the prices are high. He wishes to meet Seiichi and hopes that Seiichi will be able to visit Japan. He also requests Seiichi to send clothing and razors to him. The handwritten notes on the envelope read: Arrived on December 19; Shipped shirts, pants, and razors on January 7, 1950. 3 pages, 9.75 x 6.75 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.