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[Letter to Clara Breed from Elizabeth Kikuchi, Poston, Arizona, September 19, 1942]

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[Letter to Clara Breed from Elizabeth Kikuchi, Poston, Arizona, September 19, 1942]
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Poston, Ariz., September 19, 1942

(93.75.31CO)

Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada

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1 letter and envelope from Elizabeth Kikuchi to Clara Breed.

Transcription:
Dear Miss Breed,/How are you getting along? Now that school is started I suppose you are busy at the library./ We are now in Poston Camp 3. We arrived here the 27th of August. The San Diego people are all together. We are all happy. This place is just like a desert, in fact it is. It is dusty here + have quite a few whirlwinds. Today we think we will have a duststorm. There isn't any school started yet but it will start in October. We make all sorts of handicraft./Last week my father, brother + sister went fishing to Colorado River it is 3 miles away. They started 5: AM and came back 7: PM./Before I came here I wrote you a letter but I didn't send it. I received your book the day after I came back from the hospital. I was very happy to receive it. At that time I had pneumonia. I took the book "House for Elizabeth" and it kept me from being lonesome. My mother sends her best regards to your mother./ Truly yours,/Elizabeth Kikuchi

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