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  • Opler, Charlotte
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  • Letter from Charlotte Opler to Ed Rolfe, written January 30, 1944. Rolfe was a poet and journalist who began publishing newspaper artitcles attacking Nazism in 1934. He was the Lincoln Battalion's poet laureate and the American poet who did the most sustained work on the Spanish Civil War. Charlotte Opler was the wife of anthropologist and sociologist Marvin K. Opler, who worked as the Community Analyst at the Tule Lake Relocation (later Segre... more
    Letter from Charlotte Opler to Ed Rolfe, written January 30, 1944. Rolfe was a poet and journalist who began publishing newspaper artitcles attacking Nazism in 1934. He was the Lincoln Battalion's poet laureate and the American poet who did the most sustained work on the Spanish Civil War. Charlotte Opler was the wife of anthropologist and sociologist Marvin K. Opler, who worked as the Community Analyst at the Tule Lake Relocation (later Segregation) Camp. Originally one of several relocation camps for Japanese Americans, Tule Lake in northern California, became a segregation camp to house inmates of other camps who had refused to take a loyalty oath. Mrs. Opler corresponded with Edwin Rolfe and his wife during and following World War II, frequently discussing families and life in the camp, fears of her husband being drafted, and plans for life after the war. Women at Wartime. 16 History. less
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