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[[right margin]] Tanforan, June [[/right margin]] UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE EXPERIMENT STATION DIVISION OF GENETICS BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA June 3 - 1942 Dear Mr. Obata: When I received your letter I immediately thought that it must contain the rare vermilion morning glory seed. Imagine my disappointment. We have heard from various sources of the good work with the Obata family is doing at Tanforan, and we hope you will continue it. I almost wish I were there - to take some work in your most elementary art class. The matter of the microscope presents some difficulties. It is practically impossible to secure permission to lend any such equipment or to take it away from its prescribed place, even if it is not at the moment in use. We are constantly being admonished about this matter, especially since the Berkeley fire when a good deal of university equipment was lost in the homes of university employees. However, I talked the matter over with Professor Goldschmidt, hoping to get
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