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[Letter to Helen McNary from Katherine Tasaki, Poston, Arizona, November 27, 1943]

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[Letter to Helen McNary from Katherine Tasaki, Poston, Arizona, November 27, 1943]
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Poston, Ariz., November 27, 1943

(93.75.31AM)

Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada

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1 letter and envelope from Katherine Tasaki to Helen McNary.

Transcription:
Nov. 27, 1943 / Poston, Ariz. / Saturday / Dear Miss Mcnary, / It's been a long time since I last wrote to you, hasn't it? I'm sure ashamed of myself. Now that I am in bed with a cold and sore throat again, I can write to you. / I hope you got the little souviner I sent to you. Look's like it will have to take the place of a Christmas present because there isn't a single thing / II / in here thats suitable for a present. I'm awfully sorry, but I think you understand. / A friend of mine sent me two Pollyanna books, and they were just the books for me. Mother bought me another Pollyanna book. that made me even more enthusiastic to get the other seven, so mom got them for me as a Christmas present, and I don't think she could of got anything better. When she ordered / III / me some clothes, she put down another book, so now I feel like I always do when waiting for books. expectant. / Whe had a pretty good Thanksgiving dinner. White & dark turkey meat, fruit coctail, pumkin pie, potatoe chips, apples, oranges, cookies, peanut's, corn, sweet potatoe, cranberry sauce, and biscuits. I hope you got just as good of a dinner. / Did you hear of the mid-afternoon blackout in Detroit? My dad (he's out there) sent me some pictures from the newspaper about it. It had something to do with the wether. All I know is that at mid-afternoon the city was as dark as night, and all the lights' had to be turned on. / No more news yet, but I will write again soon. In the meantime, you do the same. / Love, / Katherine

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