[Letter to Helen McNary from Katherine Tasaki, Poston, Arizona, January 1, 1943]
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January 1, 1943
Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada
1 letter and envelope from Katherine Tasaki to Helen McNary.
Jan. 1, 1943 / Dear Miss McNary, / Thank you very, very much for the cute little book marker. I think that was a very clever idea. / Last night at exacly 12:00 the fire truck started going all around the camp with the siren going on. Som mess hall bells started ringing and didn't stop until fifteen minutes after twelve. Tonight we were going to have a party in our kitchen but there is a Japanese play at our stage so it is postponed until tomorrow night. On Chirstmas night we had a party. Everybody got candy, nuts, and one or more speciel preasent. I got a paper doll set, a box of notches, and an a book called Puppy Tales. One girl gave me her paper doll set because she said she is too old to play with those kind of things. / Its very cold in the mornings now, and in the summer it is very hot, so if you ask me which one I'd rather have, I don't want neither. / There was lot of trucks going to camp 2 today. My mother said if it was to camp 3 we might have gone, but it was too dusty anyway. Talking of dust, on Chirstmas day it was so windy that it almost carried my mother away. / I can't think of anything to write so I'll close right now. I'll write again. Thank you again. / Happy New Year and a Merry Chirstmas. (over) / Please excuse me on my late grettings. / Yours Truly, / Katherine Tasaki
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