Japanese American National Museum, Gift of Masako Iwawaki Koga (96.14.9)
Nov. 17, 1945
You certainly have been a sweet neighbor of ours. May you continue to be sweet wherever you may go, and make your precious personality grow. 4 years of your young life have been spent in a relocation center. May the hardships you’ve encountered here help polish your character.
With best wishes for a bright future.
This object is part of the story Childhood Incarcerated, which is about Community & Culture.
Childhood Incarcerated, Community & Culture, Tule Lake
This is a page from an autograph book belonging to Masako Murakami (née Iwawaki). As you read this entry, ask yourself:
- Where was this written?
- When was it written?
- To whom was it written?
- By whom was it written?
- What do you know about Masako and Minoru by reading this text?