• Creator
  • Takao, M.
  • Created Date
  • 1942
  • Description
  • In his letter, Takeo thanks Matsushita for helping him with his English while he was imprisoned at Fort Missoula where Matsushita frequently ran English classes for his fellow inmates. Now at Camp Harmony, Takeo writes about his unsuccessful attempts to visit with Kyo Kioke and Hanaye Matsushita while in camp but assures Matsushita that Hanaye is in good health. Takeo also writes about plans to depart Camp Harmony for the Minidoka relocation c... more
    In his letter, Takeo thanks Matsushita for helping him with his English while he was imprisoned at Fort Missoula where Matsushita frequently ran English classes for his fellow inmates. Now at Camp Harmony, Takeo writes about his unsuccessful attempts to visit with Kyo Kioke and Hanaye Matsushita while in camp but assures Matsushita that Hanaye is in good health. Takeo also writes about plans to depart Camp Harmony for the Minidoka relocation center in Idaho stating "Advance crew of 200 person left here for Minidoka yesterday morning to assist in getting the permanent assembly center ready for remainder of evacuees from Puyallup. Evacuation at the rate of 500 person per day will commence and will continue at that rate until this camp completely evacuated." In addition, Takeo mentions the restrictions placed on internees in traveling between different camp areas and states "we are treated very good, however, my only prayer is speedy return of the world peace, so we all may be back to... less
  • Format
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    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2013