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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA OFFICE OF THE DEAN OF STUDENTS BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA July 23, 1945. Professor Chiura Obata 540 Summit Avenue Webster Groves 19, Missouri. Dear Professor Obata: I believe that you will be pleased to know that we have begun to make the Chiura Obata Scholarships available to students on this Campus. It has seemed fitting to our Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships to make the awards to American students of Japanese ancestry whose educational plans were interrupted by the evacuation and the war. I am enclosing a copy of a letter from the young woman to whom the first Chiura Obata Scholarship has been awarded. She is entirely self-supporting and is currently earning her room and board in a private home. Our committee has been very favorably impressed by her. Sincerely, Edwin C. Voorhies Edwin C. Voorhies Chairman, Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships ECV:fw
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