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Title
Letter from Kunio Nakatani to his parents, November 27, 1940
Creator
Nakatani, Kunio: author
Masuyama, Kazue: translator
Date Created and/or Issued
1940-11-27
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 writes from a dorm of the Kaigai Kyoiku Kyokai. He indicates in his letter that Japan-U.S. relationship is getting worse everyday. It was announced that citizenship would be revoked if an American citizen over 21 years of age does not return to the United States within 6 month. For original Japanese version, see sac_nak_0176.
7 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.
Batch29_20180604
Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
sac_nak_0217
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/27715
Language
English
Japanese
Subject
Japan--Education
Identity and values--Nisei
Immigration and citizenship
Place
Kawasaki, 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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