[Postcard to Clara Breed from Tetsuzo (Ted) Hirasaki, Klamath Falls, Oregon, November 10, 1943]
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Klamath Falls, Or.,
November 10, 1943
Gift of Elizabeth Y. Yamada
1 postcard from Tetsuzo (Ted) Hirasaki written to Clara Breed.
This is the [ ] correspond[ ] me that [ ] you inf[ ] Bakery. I am working [ ]very day so you see there [ ] much time. Dishwashing & pot washing is my job. 5 of [ ] started the mess hall at 2:30 AM after arriving at [ ]:30 AM Mon. We didn't get to sleep until 11:30 PM. [ ]es the next 4 days we worked about 16 [ ] daily getting organized. The [ ] workers are working about 12-14 hrs. daily. Some about 20 hrs. The caucasians [ ] amazed at the pace of these Nisei workers especially those from [ ] Poston. The weather here is cold. [ ] is frost on the ground every mor[ ] We live in Army tents with wooden floors at the farm about 3 1/2 miles west of the [ ]le Camp. 35 mi SE of Klamath Falls, ORE. Most of the Poston boys have caught colds from the change in weather. Saw some beautiful scenery coming up thru Redding Calif. Dunsmuir to Klamath Falls Oregon. We followed the head waters of the Sac. River. Never saw so many straight tall pine trees in my life. Sincerely Ted
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