Letter written on behalf of Dr. Koyama by Alice G. Nichols

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Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection

Photocopy of a declassified letter written by Alice G. Nichols on behalf of Dr. Koyama. In the letter, Alice states that Dr. Koyama's wife lived with her for four or five years in Seattle, Washington and that she was proud to be "Americanized." She adds that Dr. Koyama was a frequent visitor to her home and felt that he was a man of high principles. Based on his devotion to family and country, Alice feels that the charges against Dr. Koyama is "utterly inconsistent" with his character and that it's possible the information provided to the government on him may have come from an enemy.



  • Nichols, Alice G.
  • Koyama, Kei

Oregon Nikkei Endowment; Portland, Oregon

Courtesy of Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection, Oregon Nikkei Endowment