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Title
Envelope from War Department Army Service Forces Office of the Fiscal Director Office of Dependency Benefits [to Seiichi Okine], April 5, 1946
Creator
United States. War Department. Office of Dependency Benefits: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1946-04-05
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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Description
An envelope mailed by War Department Army Service Forces Office of the Fiscal Director Office of Dependency Benefits. It probably encloses a check for a monthly military family allowance to Seiichi Okine. The handwritten notes record the arrival date of the envelope, April 9, 1946, the amount of the allowance, 25.00 dollars, and Masao's name.
4 x 7.75 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_02_38_001
csudh_oki_0189
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/13851
Language
English
Subject
Geographic communities--California
Military service
Place
Newark 2, New Jersey
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Okine Collection

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