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Title
Letter from Seiichi Okine to Masao Okine, May 3, 1945
Creator
Okine, Seiichi: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1945-05-03
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 Seiichi Okine in the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas, to his son, Masao Okine in Fort Meade, Maryland. Seiichi asks questions regarding the family allowance application.
2 pages, 9 x 6 inches, handwritten
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_01_18_001
csudh_oki_0080
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/13688
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Military service
Identity and values--Nisei
Identity and values--Issei
Place
McGehee, Arkansas
Incarceration Camps--Rohwer
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Okine Collection

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