[Letter to Helen McNary from Katherine Tasaki, Poston, Arizona, January 6, 1944]
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January 6, 1944
Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada
1 letter from Katherine Tasaki to Helen McNary.
January 6, 1944/Poston, Ariz./Dear Miss McNary,/I'm sorry it took me so long to write to you. Thank you for the card. I got it on Christmas Day./I suppose the library is just as busy as ever. I've spoiled my perfect record, by being overdue two times. I'm probly going to have to pay again this time too. My mother has to work, so she can't take them, and I haven't been up very often lately./Anyway, I don't have to go to the public library now, because I have 45 books! I'll have 51 pretty soon (I hope) because my mother ordered me some./ If our trunk comes soon (if it comes at all) I will get my 10 c. rings, necklaces, etc., and my mother will get her shoes! You know, they're very precious. Her dresses (my mother's) are in there too. What she needs most of all is the black dress./ Did you see the article Miss Breed wrote for the Horn book? I thought it was grand. Especially where a little girl's name is mentioned./ I imagine San Diego is just as busy as ever. My mother and I both wish we could go back. We're always saying to each other "Remember when we _____." or "Remember back home _____." We always say "back home" when we mean S.D./Hoping to hear from you soon./Love/Katherine
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