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[Letter to Clara Breed from Tetsuzo (Ted) Hirasaki, Arcadia, California, August 10, 1942]

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[Letter to Clara Breed from Tetsuzo (Ted) Hirasaki, Arcadia, California, August 10, 1942]
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Arcadia, Calif., August 10, 1942

(93.75.31FK)

Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada

Description

1 letter and envelope from Tetsuzo (Ted) Hirasaki to Clara Breed + notes she wrote regarding his requests.

Transcription:
District 2 Barrack 46 Unit 21 Avenue 6/Santa Anita Assembly Center/Arcadia, California/August 10, 1942/Dear Miss Breed,/You have by now read about the presence of military police here in camp. They were here Tuesday afternoon to Friday afternoon. The only people working were those in the mess division and certain sections of the maintenance and recreation department. Even U.S. Mail was at a standstill./What a sad surprise I received when mail was resumed. I had a letter from dad saying that he had received notice of internment for the duration. There is a chance of reopening his case. In order to do so he requires an affidavit of conduct. I am enclosing his letter. I would greatly appreciate it if you are able to see Mr. Kabler of the Pacific Coast Barber Supply. Mr. Ruben Imansky of the Bohemian Rye Bakery has known dad for a long time and he has stated that he would help in any way possible. Mr. Goldberg of The Family Rye Bakery also has had favorable words for dad./ Are you still receiving the Pacemaker & Pacific Citizen?/Sincerely yours,/Ted./P.S. Please have Mr. Kabler send me 2 pr. of carbons for Oster Progienic hair clippers. T.H.

[on envelope: notes in Miss Breed's handwriting]/2 pr carbons for Oster Progienic Hair Clippers/Owner of Pac Coast Barber Supply/Mr Kobler/T16, Area 4, Box 300/Bismarck, N. Dakota/Small safety pins/Airplane cement - small/[enclosure: notes in Miss Breed's handwriting on verso of timesheet for Doris Dawson]/2 pr. carbons for Oster Progienic Hair Clippers to Tetsuzo Hirasaki/Dist. II/Barr 46 Unit 21 Ave 6/Santa Anita Ass. Center/Honorable Wm Fleet Palmer/United States Attorney/U.S. Dept. of Justice/District of S. Calif./Los Angeles Calif./about/Chiyomatsu Hirasaki/T. 16, Area 4 Box 300/Bismarck/N. Dakota

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