Claire D. Sprague
Turlock Assembly Center, Turlock, Calif.
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Turlock Assembly Center
Block A Barracks 5 Unit 11
May 20, 1942
Dear Mrs. Sprague,
I am very sorry I did not write sooner. I was very bust making benches and tables and shelves. We were vaccinated 3 times too so I couldn’t move my arm. It took about 1 1/2 weeks to get [the 3 shots] well. They treat us very good here. It is dull to because there is nothing to do. The big boys and girls and the men get jobs. They get paid about 5 to 20 dollars a month. It depends on the kind of work. One of my brothers has a job as a butcher and the other has a job as a workman. My father works on a one acre garden which was made by the French Camp farmers. It is very hot. I am sweating like it is raining. It rains once in a while and is windy to [too] sometimes. [Is] [Takashi] [Sato] and Roy Yonemoto still coming to school. If they are tell them to send me a letter. My adress [address] is Turlock Assembly Center, Block A Barrack 5 Unit 11 or Room 11. Well I will have to close now.
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Takata, Motomu, "Letter from Motomu Takata to Claire D. Sprauge, May 20, 1942" (1942). Claire B. Sprague Collection. 11.