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[Letter to Clara Breed from Hisako Watanabe, Poston, Arizona, May 29, 1943]

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[Letter to Clara Breed from Hisako Watanabe, Poston, Arizona, May 29, 1943]
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Poston, Ariz., May 29, 1943

(93.75.31DA)

Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada

Description

1 letter and envelope from Hisako Watanabe to Clara Breed. Envelope is postmarked January.

Transcription:
May 29, 1943/Dear Miss Breed,/Please forgive me for not writing to you sooner but my school work has kept me quite busy. I hope you are well? We are all well and working hard./I will be graduating on June 30. I have been busy making my graduation dress. The girls' dresses are to be plain, pastel, sheer dresses and any style we want to make it. I would like to ask a favor of you. Can you get me a 9" zipper for the placket of my dress. I need it as soon as you can get it. I would like to have a blue zipper. By that I mean [sketch of zipper]./Thank you very much./Let me take this time to thank you again for the many books you have sent to my brother and I./I must close now so I will write again. Please write to me again whenever you get a few spare moments./P.S. Enclosed is 50 c for the zipper. If this is not enough let me know and I will send you some more money. I would like to have it right away because I have to use it for my graduation dress. Thank you kindly./Sincerely yours, /Hisako Watanabe

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