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Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Woodstock, New York
September 11, 1942

Dear Le Boit,

Recently I have been very much interested in doing war posters and I have made a few.

Therefore, when I saw the Newsletter of the Artists For Victory and the September 1 issue of the Art Digest announcing the National War Poster Competition I immediately wrote to the Artists For Victory asking for complete information concerning this competition.  Since, as a member of An American Group I am automatically a member of Artists For Victory, I assumed that I was eligible for this for this competition.

Two days ago I received a rather snappy reply, of which I am enclosing a copy.  Neither of the announcements of the National War Poster Competition mentioned such discrimination as stated, "no members of the nations of our enemies are eligible to enter," by your assistant secretary.

Will you give me some dope on this matter? I am terribly sorry if this discrimination is true.

Sincerely yours,

Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Mr. Joseph Le Boit
Artists For Victory, Inc.
101 Park Avenue
New York, New York
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