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Title
Letter from Shizuka [Nishimura] to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, July 3, [1948] [in Japanese]
Creator
Nishimura, Shizuka: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1948-07-03
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 Shizuka Nishimura to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Shizuka informs that she has written to her father, Jokichi Yamanaka, about her sister Fumiko's reentry to the U.S., and that she will get back to the Okines once she hears from her father. She also shares her appreciation for their visit to her place and for gifts and informs them that she has sent cherries.
1 sheet (2 pages), 5.5 x 9 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_82_002
csudh_oki_0247
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/13813
Language
Japanese
Subject
Geographic communities--California
Immigration and citizenship--The journey
Industry and employment--Agriculture--Farming
Identity and values--Family
Place
San Juan Bautista, California
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Okine Collection

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