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Service wife and baby reading mail
Service wife and baby reading mail

Original caption: "Des Moines, Iowa. Mrs. Chieko Takayanagi is shown in her apartment with her five months old baby girl, Lila Lee. Mrs. Takayanagi had just received a letter from her soldier husband, George, who is a Master Sergeant in the Field Artillery, now serving overseas. Mrs. Takayanagi relocated to Des Moines from Hattiesburg, Miss., where her husband had previously been stationed and prior to this she was a resident of San Jose, California."
Hikaru Iwasaki
Courtesy of National Archives

September 1944