Internee Correspondence Selections #4: A Letter to the Officer in Charge of Crystal City

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Title

Internee Correspondence Selections #4: A Letter to the Officer in Charge of Crystal City

Subject

Japanese internment during World War II; Struggles after release; Request for reference

Description

The following is a letter to James O'Rourke written by Ryuchi Fujii, requesting that he provide a reference to the University of Southern California so that his thesis for his Ph.D. can be evaluated by the university committee. He talks about how he must prepare for the future and asks O'Rourke for his aid during "the most arduous time of [his] life."

Creator

Ryuchi Fujii

Date

August 28th, 1945

Language

English

Type

Personal Correspondence

Coverage

Crystal City Internment Camp, Crystal City, Texas

Format

Paper

Publisher

Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Rights

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Source

From the O'Rourke (James) Crystal City Internment Camp Papers, box 2.325/B101b, 1937-1950, undated, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Citation

Ryuchi Fujii, “Internee Correspondence Selections #4: A Letter to the Officer in Charge of Crystal City,” Community Narratives: Uncovering Hidden Perspectives, accessed November 30, 2021, https://givingvoicetohiddenhistories.omeka.net/items/show/288.

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