This collection consists of letters between George and Mary Fujii, note cards created by George in his spare time while separated
from his family, and one family portrait taken once the family was reunited in Crystal City, Texas.
George Fujii was born in 1901 in Japan. He worked as a salesman and had involvement with Pioneer Oyster Company as well as
Eagle Rock Oyster Company. George and his wife, Mary, lived in Seattle, Washington and had three children (Arline, John, and
Raiko). Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, George was incarcerated in Department of Justice camps in Bismarck, North Dakota
and Lordsburg, New Mexico. Mary stayed in Washington until being incarcerated with her children in Tule Lake. Eventually,
the family was reunited in Crystal City, Texas.
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