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Title
Letter from Kunio Nakatani to his parents, 1941
Creator
Nakatani, Kunio: author
Masuyama, Kazue: translator
Date Created and/or Issued
1941
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 Kunio Nakatani to his parents translated from Japanese to English. Kunio indicates in his letter that he found a good friend, Tatsuro Tanaka at the Keio University. Life is hard and there are many hardships in Japan. For original Japanese version, see sac_nak_0202.
5 pages; 11 x 8.5 inches, typescript and handwritten
The collection consists of documents, diaries, letters, books, calendars, newspapers, photographs, artifacts and audiovisual media pertaining to Kikuyo Morimoto Nakatani, a Japanese-born woman who lived in Isleton, California. During World War II, her family was incarcerated in the Minidoka and Tule Lake incarceration camps. After the war, she moved to Los Angeles and studied tea with Madame Sosei Matsumoto, and became a tea master acknowledged by the Urasenke Headquarters in Japan. The collection also contains letters from her son, Kunio, who served aboard the Yamato battleship for the Empire of Japan during World War II.
Note: There is a note indicating that, ""the first part of this letter was removed by the donor 9/2006.""; Batch29_20180604
Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
sac_nak_0231
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/27805
Language
English
Japanese
Subject
Japan--Education
Identity and values--Nisei
Education--Higher education
Place
Japan
Source
California State University, Sacramento, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Kikuyo Morimoto Nakatani Papers

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