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[Letter to Clara Breed from Margaret Ishino, Poston, Arizona, March 18, 1943]

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[Letter to Clara Breed from Margaret Ishino, Poston, Arizona, March 18, 1943]
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Poston, Ariz., March 18, 1943

(93.75.31DK)

Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada

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1 letter and envelope from Margaret Ishino to Clara Breed.

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March 18, 1943 / Dear Miss Breed, / Hello, Miss Breed. As you have probably guessed that is Florences' writing. How is San Diego and the library getting along?/A few weeks ago, I asked you to send me some school supplies. Instead of sending me the blotter book, eraser and pencils, could you kindly send me a pencil pouch and 2 spiral shorthand notebook? The pencil pouch is an oblong zipper case. I hope I sent you enough money, but if I did not please let me know. I hate to ask you this as I know you are busy, Miss Breed, but I would appreciate it very much./The senior girls had a very interesting talk on the W.A.A.C. a few weeks ago. I am sending you our school paper which tells more about the W.A.A.C. I am sure you will be interested in the other articles also. /Have you planned anything for the summer club? /Do you remember Kay Motooka, the girl who once told you she wanted to be a librarian? She is in Manzanar and just wrote to me. They have a clothing factory where gym clothes are being made for the girls. She is teaching Sunday School for little boys about 9 or 10 years./ Thomas now weighs 34 pounds. Everyday he bothers the younger boys by "shooting" marbles. Marbles and jump rope are the two favorite plays of the younger children here./Please give my regards to Miss McNary./Sincerely yours,/ Margaret Ishino

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