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Title
Postcard from U. [Usami] Terada to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, October 2, 1942
Creator
Terada, Usami: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1942-10-02
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Description
The postcard is correspondence from Usami Terada, an incarceree at the Rohwer incarceration camp, to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. Usami Terada discusses his arrival to El Paso, Texas, on the way to Arkansas, describing the styles of the houses in Texas, comparing them to homes in Hermosa Beach, California. The postcard depicts a "Scenic Drive" coming into El Paso, Texas.
3.5 x 5.5 inches, handwritten
The James H. Osborne Nisei Collection contains mainly correspondence between Emiko and Usami Terada, incarcerees in the Rohwer incarceration camp, McGehee Arkansas, and the Thomas family in Lawndale, California and some photographs of the Teradas and the Thomases. The letters describe the trip from the Santa Anita Temporary Assembly Center to the Rohwer incarceration camp, their lives and conditions in the camp, and their concerns about their properties in Lawndale, California. Also included are photographs taken in the camp and fliers published during wartime.
Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
nis_05_001
csudh_nis_0005
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/10768
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--The journey
Place
McGehee, Arkansas
Incarceration Camps--Rohwer
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections;
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8h1377p/
James H. Osborne Nisei Collection

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