• Creator
  • Hirabayashi, Gordon
  • Created Date
  • 1942
  • Description
  • In this letter, Gordon Hirabayashi addresses the University Friends Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). He starts with some thoughts about gambling in jail stating, "The fellows seem to enjoy it very much, even though they may lose often. The danger, it seems, is the shackling habit." Gordon continues the letter describing his case and the conditions of the jail. He concludes with gratitude saying, "For the many cheery and i... more
    In this letter, Gordon Hirabayashi addresses the University Friends Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). He starts with some thoughts about gambling in jail stating, "The fellows seem to enjoy it very much, even though they may lose often. The danger, it seems, is the shackling habit." Gordon continues the letter describing his case and the conditions of the jail. He concludes with gratitude saying, "For the many cheery and intimate words you all have sent I express my sincere thanks. You cannot realize how much your thoughtfulness meant to me [...] The warmness which your spirit creates [...] is something nobody can take away.". less
  • Format
  • Text
    Correspondence (letter)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in JPEG format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2014