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[Postcard to Clara Breed from Margaret Arakawa, Arcadia, California, April 14, 1942]

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[Postcard to Clara Breed from Margaret Arakawa, Arcadia, California, April 14, 1942]
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Arcadia, Calif., April 14, 1942

(93.75.31GQ)

Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada

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1 postcard from Margaret Arakawa to Clara Breed.

Transcription:
April 14, 1942/Dear Miss Breed,/Thank you kindly for your letter and the post-cards. I guess you were surprised that we were still in San Diego till 1:00 a.m. Wed. morn. Trying to sleep on the train was very difficult. On the whole trip I only slept 2 hrs. We reached Santa Anita 10: a.m. I am leaving in a 4-room house which is very plain. Around 11 houses compose a barrack--1 house has 2 rooms. Ours has 4 rooms since we have 2 houses. There are plenty of room for children to play. Recreation programs have been established. Yes there are churches but no schools yet. We San Diegans eat in a cafeteria style in a place. The service is excellent. They serve 2,000 people in 20 min. There are many S. D. waiters and waiteress working there.

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