Personal correspondence describes appreciation for Salzman's visit and gift of comic books; it also mentions hot and dusty conditions at Manzanar.
Personal letter mentions mutuel acquaintances and desire to see visitors, a ban on anything other than business visitors, and a requirement that all visitors must apply for permits. The letter also mentions the prospect of being in Manzanar for a long time. Toda states that camp life will not stop them from having fun, such as a picnics; she mentions "weiner bakes" along with hot, dusty conditions. She also notes Salzman's work on swing shifts and urges Salzman not to let her work get her down, but rather to "do your part for the U.S.A. - 'Keep them flying!'"
Personal letter expresses appreciation for Salzman's correspondence and mentions needing to take care of "another bloody nose"; it also describes fond memories of having attended football games during her "Glendale Hi and J.C. days" and notes that baseball and ping-pong are popular sports at Manzanar. Nagahama asks about Salzman and other women's work at Lockheed and about a friend's marriage and studies at UCLA, and mentions Honey [Toda] and a visit by several friends at camp; the friends had secured a permit for only one hour. She also states that she is in a teacher training program for nursery school, and describes activities associated with preparing for classes when the school opens later in the month.
Personal correspondence; Nagahama promises to send a subscription of the "Manzanar Free Press" to Salzman as thanks for Salzman doing her a favor.
Personal letter thanking Salzman for sending an encyclopedia and noting that "daily work is about the same" and that "everything is on the boresome side." Also mentions visit by church friends; a move by Miriko [Nagahama], her mother and sister to a new place within the camp, undertaken because of a new regulation seeking to reduce the number of inhabitants per apartment; and that Honey [Toda] is well.
Personal letter describes being too busy to write and thanks Salzman for photographs "of the girls" mentioning that Nagahama feels nostalgic when she views them. Nagahama notes her efforts to educate herself as a kindergarten teacher and that she cannot quit the job because the Education Department told teachers that, if they were to quit, they would be "blacklisted and another job will be difficult if not impossible to obtain"; she also mentions the possibility of relocation, and that she has heard from Honey [Toda], who is attending the University of Maryland. Further discusses open houses for Inyo-Mono County residents and teachers, during which products and produce from Manzanar are featured, and that visitors have been impressed with "what has been done and is being accomplished here."
Request that Betty Salzman write a letter of recommendation to the War Relocation Authority on behalf of Miriko Nagahama so that Nagahama may leave Manzanar.