Full title:Florence Abe, formerly of Tule Lake and Alice Yamaoka, formerly of Poston became a partnership in solving their housing problem. Both girls are secretaries who, tired of living in single rooms, wanted an apartment where they could use all their domestic talents. They managed to secure a cozy two-room apartment, completely furnished, including heat and utilities. The rent is $8.50 per week. Apartments like this one can be rented in St. Louis, particularly if a person uses the energy to make the place more home-like and cheery doing some painting and renovating. Mrs. John Sakai, who lives downstairs in the same building, helped the girls decorate their apartment. Alice says, Our home is exactly the way we want it--peach walls in the living room and green in the kitchen. Our pictures and plants are also arranged to suit our tastes. Some people speak of returning to the West Coast as going home, but I feel that I am already home. Alice and Florence invite you to see their home at 3950 McPherson Street, St. Louis, Missouri.<lb /> Photographer: Iwasaki, Hikaru<lb /> St. Louis, Missouri. Part of: War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement
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