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[Letter to Miss Clara Breed from Margaret and Florence Ishino, Arcadia, California, May 15, 1942]

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[Letter to Miss Clara Breed from Margaret and Florence Ishino, Arcadia, California, May 15, 1942]
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H: 10.5 in, W: 8.25 in (sheet) H: 8 in, W: 10 in (sheet) H: 4 in, W: 7.5 in (envelope)
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Arcadia, Calif., May 15, 1942

(93.75.31GZ)

Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada

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1 letter and envelope from Margaret and Florence Ishino to Clara Breed + drawing by Florence.

Transcription:
May 15, 1942/Dear Miss Breed,/It certainly was kind of you to send us those lovely books. Florence and I thank you from the bottom of our hearts./When Florence saw the book she said "Oh boy! This is just what I wanted!" For me, "Don Watson Starts His Band" was a beautiful birthday gift. Now, I may travel to different cities with Don Watson and entertain people./The other week I read Judy Grant: Editor, and found it a thrilling adventure solving a mystery with Judy and her friends. /I visit our library once a week. Though it is small it is nicely arranged. There are many, many magazines from "American" to "Zoological Gardens." I have been checking out magazines thus far, but I hope to check books soon. I wish that you could come and see our library./ Miss Breed, if you happen to have a discarded copy of "Beautiful Joe," I certainly would appreciate it! I have read that book several times, but each time I read it I began to love Joe more and more./Incidently did you know Fusa moved to Barrack 36? I see her now and then with her ever congenial smile. /
Here is a house Florence drew for you. She hopes you like it!/Sincerely yours,/FLORENCE and Margaret Ishino

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