Family reunification

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Letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, to H.L. Stafford, Project Director, Minidoka War Relocation Project concerning the parole of Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-247)
doc Letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, to H.L. Stafford, Project Director, Minidoka War Relocation Project concerning the parole of Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-247)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien control Unit, to H.L. Stafford, Project Director, Minidoka War Relocation Project concerning the parole of Keisaburo Koyama. He advised Mr. Stafford that the Attorney General signed Koyama's parole on November 26, 1943 and that he should be able to rejoin his wife in …
Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-248)
doc Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-248)
Photocopy of a declassified memorandum concerning the change of status for Keizaburo Koyama. On December 11, 1943, Koyama's status changed from being interned at Santa Fe, New Mexico to being "Interim Paroled" at Santa Fe for travel to Hunt, Idaho. The parole was ordered by the Attorney General on November 26, 1943.
Envelope from Keizaburo Koyama to the Enemy Alien Control Unit in Washington, D.C. (ddr-one-5-178)
doc Envelope from Keizaburo Koyama to the Enemy Alien Control Unit in Washington, D.C. (ddr-one-5-178)
Photocopy of the front of an envelope from Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston, Louisiana to the Enemy Alien Control United in Washington, D.C. The envelope is stamped "Censored/War Department/S.O.S.-P.M.G.O./By R.L.S. 12-14-42"
Signed letter from H. L. Stafford, Project Director at Minidoka War Relocation Project, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, on the approval of Dr. Koyama's parole with docketing and filing stamps (ddr-one-5-243)
doc Signed letter from H. L. Stafford, Project Director at Minidoka War Relocation Project, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, on the approval of Dr. Koyama's parole with docketing and filing stamps (ddr-one-5-243)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from H.L. Stafford, Project Director of the Minidoka War Relocation Project, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Mr. Stafford writes about his interaction with Mrs. Koyama and her efforts to have her husband paroled. He is forwarding to Washington, D.C., a copy of her testimony. The letter …
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 1 of 13. (ddr-one-5-228)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 1 of 13. (ddr-one-5-228)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. On the first page, Teru writes that she has become discouraged in her efforts to get her husband's case reheard. On the suggestion of her counselor, she is providing a detailed account of her husband's activities. She …
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 3 of 13. (ddr-one-5-230)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 3 of 13. (ddr-one-5-230)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. On the third page, Teru continues to explain her husband's involvement in the Nihonjin-Kai. She said before she was interned, she received a stack of letters addressed to her husband that the FBI had confiscated and later …
Letter from William K. Koyama from the Minidoka Concentration Camp to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to parole his father, Keizaburo Koyama. Page 4 of 4. (ddr-one-5-168)
doc Letter from William K. Koyama from the Minidoka Concentration Camp to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to parole his father, Keizaburo Koyama. Page 4 of 4. (ddr-one-5-168)
Photocopy of a declassified letter written by Keizaburo Koyama's son, William, to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to release his father to the Minidoka War Relocation Center. William ends his letter appealing to the honor of the Attorney General and asks that he parole his father as he "would die before he …
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 10 of 13. (ddr-one-5-237)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 10 of 13. (ddr-one-5-237)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. Mrs. Koyama notes that it is very unusual for Issei parents to raise their kids in an American-style environment, but she doesn't regret the decision to do so. While she was worried about war between the United …
Letter from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney for Portland, Oregon on requesting a rehearing for Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-206)
doc Letter from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney for Portland, Oregon on requesting a rehearing for Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-206)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney for Portland, Oregon, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit about Dr. Keizaburo Koyama, Japanese alien. Donaugh writes that he is attaching an affidavit from Teru Koyama, Dr. Koyama's wife, petitioning for a rehearing. He also mentions several letters and phone …
Letter from William K. Koyama from the Minidoka Concentration Camp to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to parole his father, Keizaburo Koyama. Page 2 of 4. (ddr-one-5-166)
doc Letter from William K. Koyama from the Minidoka Concentration Camp to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to parole his father, Keizaburo Koyama. Page 2 of 4. (ddr-one-5-166)
Photocopy of a declassified letter written by Keizaburo Koyama's son, William, to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to release his father to the Minidoka War Relocation Center. William adds that his father studied dentistry in the United States, donates to the Red Cross, is a Christian, and has raised his kids to …
Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 2 of 5. (ddr-one-5-214)
doc Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 2 of 5. (ddr-one-5-214)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Eva Koyama, daughter of Teru and Keizaburo Koyama, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. She adds that both of her parents came to the United States in High School and went on to college. They worked hard to Americanize and raised their children to think of …
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 11 of 13. (ddr-one-5-238)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 11 of 13. (ddr-one-5-238)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. Mrs. Koyama then goes on about her faith and that of her husband's. In both of their cases, they say that their incarceration has helped them to become better Christians. She also talks about her declining health …
Application for the Rehearing in the internment of Keizaburo Koyama. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-202)
doc Application for the Rehearing in the internment of Keizaburo Koyama. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-202)
Photocopy of a declassified application for the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama brought about by his wife, Teru Koyama. In addition to being a devout Christian, Teru writes that her husband was active in community and church associations, raised money for the American Red Cross and Community Chest, and that she and her husband have to wish …
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 12 of 13. (ddr-one-5-239)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 12 of 13. (ddr-one-5-239)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. As Mrs. Koyama finishes her letter, she again leans on her faith and the democratic ideals of the United States to help her reunite with her husband. She wants nothing more than to have her family reunited …
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 8 of 13. (ddr-one-5-235)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 8 of 13. (ddr-one-5-235)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. He also approached Mrs. Hirata, the widow of the deceased dentist, about buying her husband's office and she refused. On his wife's advice. Dr. Koyama leased the new office to himself for two years. While Dr. Koyama …
Letter with instructions on applying for family reunification from the Alien Enemy Control Unit (ddr-one-5-182)
doc Letter with instructions on applying for family reunification from the Alien Enemy Control Unit (ddr-one-5-182)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director of the Alien Enemy Control Unit, to Keizaburo Koyama. Edward writes that he is including information on the procedure to apply for a rehearing. This will determine if he qualifies to be reunited with his family. This copy is a duplicate to 2016.23.92, but with …
Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 3 of 5. (ddr-one-5-215)
doc Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 3 of 5. (ddr-one-5-215)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Eva Koyama, daughter of Teru and Keizaburo Koyama, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Eva said her mother used to work at the War Relocation Authority Center for a few dollars a month, but has been unable to do so recently due to health. Over the …
Acknowledgement of receipt of Teru Koyama's petition for the rehearing of her Keizaburo Koyama's case by Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney (ddr-one-5-208)
doc Acknowledgement of receipt of Teru Koyama's petition for the rehearing of her Keizaburo Koyama's case by Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney (ddr-one-5-208)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh to Teru Koyama acknowledging receipt of her affidavit dated April 21, 1943 along with the letters she had gathered in support of her husband's rehearing.
Signed letter from B.R. Stauber, Relocation Planning Officer, to Mr. W.K. Kelly, Assistant Commissioner for Alien Control, on the transfer of Keizaburo Koyama to the Minidoka War Relocation Center (ddr-one-5-244)
doc Signed letter from B.R. Stauber, Relocation Planning Officer, to Mr. W.K. Kelly, Assistant Commissioner for Alien Control, on the transfer of Keizaburo Koyama to the Minidoka War Relocation Center (ddr-one-5-244)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from B.R. Stauber, Relocation Planning Officer, to Mr. W.K. Kelly, Assistant Commissioner for Alien Control on the transfer of Keizaburo Koyama to the Minidoka Relocation Center. The Project Director, Mr. Stafford, should expect notification from the Immigration and Naturalization Service two days prior to the transfer.
Application for the Rehearing in the internment of Keizaburo Koyama. Page 1 of 2. (ddr-one-5-201)
doc Application for the Rehearing in the internment of Keizaburo Koyama. Page 1 of 2. (ddr-one-5-201)
Photocopy of a declassified application for the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama brought about by his wife, Teru Koyama. Teru gives 12 statements on her husband starting with his arrival to the United States, his efforts to Americanize himself through education, on becoming a dentist and opening his own practice, on getting married, having kids, and becoming …
Letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-212)
doc Letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-212)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Miriam Koyama, daughter of Teru and Keizaburo Koyama, to Edward J. Ennis, Director Enemy Alien Control Unit. Miriam concludes her letter by stating that her father did nothing wrong and asks how soon can she see her father.
Letter from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney for Portland, Oregon on requesting a rehearing for Keizaburo Koyama with date and filing stamps. (ddr-one-5-207)
doc Letter from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney for Portland, Oregon on requesting a rehearing for Keizaburo Koyama with date and filing stamps. (ddr-one-5-207)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney for Portland, Oregon, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit about Dr. Keizaburo Koyama, Japanese alien. Donaugh writes that he is attaching an affidavit from Teru Koyama, Dr. Koyama's wife, petitioning for a rehearing. He also mentions several letters and phone …
Letter from Keizaburo Koyama to the Department of Justice asking to be reunited with his family. (ddr-one-5-175)
doc Letter from Keizaburo Koyama to the Department of Justice asking to be reunited with his family. (ddr-one-5-175)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Keizaburo Koyama to the Enemy Alien Control Unit of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Koyama asks that he be relocated to the camp where his family is currently being held. At the moment, Koyama is currently being held in Camp Livingston, Louisiana.
Letter from Keizaburo Koyama to Colonel L. T. Weaver, Commanding Officer of the Camp Livingston Internment Camp in Louisiana, requesting copies of his educational certificates (ddr-one-5-200)
doc Letter from Keizaburo Koyama to Colonel L. T. Weaver, Commanding Officer of the Camp Livingston Internment Camp in Louisiana, requesting copies of his educational certificates (ddr-one-5-200)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from Keizaburo Koyama to Colonel L. T. Weaver, Commanding Officer of the Camp Livingston Internment Camp. Dr. Koyama was advised at his Fort Missoula Hearing by U.S. Immigration officials to obtain his official educational attendance records. He sent this request to his wife who had the records forwarded to Camp …
Letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, thanking him for the release of her father, Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-246)
doc Letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, thanking him for the release of her father, Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-246)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, thanking him for the release of her father, Keizaburo Koyama. She writes that she kissed him over a dozen times and wishes Mr. Ennis a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
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