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[Letter to Clara Breed from D. S. Myer, Washington, D.C., January 15, 1943]

United States. War Relocation Authority

[Letter to Clara Breed from D. S. Myer, Washington, D.C., January 15, 1943]
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Washington D.C., January 15, 1943

(93.75.31FG)

Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada

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1 letter from War Relocation Authority (WRA) to Clara Breed for reference purposes for Yaeko Hirasaki who applied for relocation from Poston camp in Arizona.

Transcription:
WRA-140 / WAR RELOCATION AUTHORITY / WASHINGTON / January 15, 1943 / To Miss C. E. Breed / 4215 Trias St. / San Diego, Calif. / Dear Sir: / Miss Yaeko Hiraski has given your name as a reference in connection with an application to leave a relocation center of this Authority for employment, education, or residence elsewhere. / We should appreciate it if you would give us your opinion of this individual with respect to such matters as the extent of Americanization through education and upbringing, general standing and reputation in the community, and occupational abilities. If you have ever employed the applicant, a statement concerning the quality of the work performed for you would be helpful. / An addressed envelope which needs no postage is enclosed for your reply. / Sincerely yours, / [D.S. Myer] / kk / In your reply please refer to / The following: / Colorado River Relocation Center / Block 322-14-D / Director / Enclosure

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