• Creator
  • Fukami, Marguerite
  • Created Date
  • 1943
  • Description
  • Marguerite begins her letter by thanking Mrs. Ring for sending her family a box of plants and glassware to use at the camp and noting that they shared many of the items with their fellow internees. Marguerite also discusses the recent trouble in the camp stemming from the government orders for compulsory selective service registration for all Nisei men over 17 years of age. She writes that many people were opposed to the registration. Accordin... more
    Marguerite begins her letter by thanking Mrs. Ring for sending her family a box of plants and glassware to use at the camp and noting that they shared many of the items with their fellow internees. Marguerite also discusses the recent trouble in the camp stemming from the government orders for compulsory selective service registration for all Nisei men over 17 years of age. She writes that many people were opposed to the registration. According to Marguerite these people "started to [make] trouble and before the smoke had cleared, thirty-five of the nesei boys had managed to get themselves jailed. The soldiers had to come into camp to get the thirty-five. This caused increased resentment and petitions started to spring up here and there stating that the undersigned would not register and why they refused to do so. We in block 56 complied with the registration requirements and so have had no trouble of any kind. However, we have felt the effects of vandalism in the camp--certain... less
  • Format
  • text
    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