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Finding aid for the Murai Family Papers
2002.134.1  
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Series 1 Correspondence 1942-1945

Creator: Murai family
Physical Description: 14 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series comprises the bulk of the collection. It contains correspondence from Koh Murai to his son Kotaro Murai, spanning the war years. The earliest letter is dated April 13, 1942 and the last letter is dated December 12, 1945. There is also a letter written to Koh Murai from a representative at the War Relocation Authority in 1944.

Arrangement

The letters are arranged chronologically.
 

Series 2 Photographs 1943-1944

Creator: Murai family
Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains three photographs. One depicts Kotaro Murai at 18, one depicts Kotaro and his mother Mitzu, and the last shows Koh Murai. All were taken in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1943 and 1944.
 

Series 3 Ephemera 1944

Creator: Murai family
Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains a schedule of the Special Session of Agronomy taught by Koh Murai, offered by the Adult Education Department with the Agriculture Department (Rohwer R. Center, Arkansas).
 

Series 4 Publications 1940

Creator: Murai family
Physical Description: 1 item

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains a book in Japanese titled Zaibei Nihonjin Sangyo Soran, about Japanese American industries. It was edited by Koh Murai and published in Japan in 1940.