Family reunification

World War II (66)
Family reunification (119)

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Petition for Reuniting Family in Internment Center (ddr-one-5-176)
doc Petition for Reuniting Family in Internment Center (ddr-one-5-176)
Photocopy of a declassified form filled out by Keizaburo Koyama requesting that he be reunited with his family in Minidoka in Twin Falls, Idaho.
Envelope from Eva Koyama and addressed to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit (ddr-one-5-218)
doc Envelope from Eva Koyama and addressed to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit (ddr-one-5-218)
Photocopy of a declassified letter from Eva Koyama while she was incarcerated at Minidoka in Hunt, Idaho, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. The envelope is postmarked August 3, 1943.
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 1 of 4. (ddr-one-5-165)
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 1 of 4. (ddr-one-5-165)
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. He lists as his first reason that his father never financially supported the Japanese Government, nor did he have any intention of returning to Japan …
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 5 of 13. (ddr-one-5-232)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 5 of 13. (ddr-one-5-232)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. Mrs. Koyama details the efforts she and others have made on behalf of her husband. While her husband was incarcerated at Camp Livingston, Louisiana, Mrs. Koyama submitted numerous documents pertaining to her husband's educational history in the …
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 4 of 13. (ddr-one-5-231)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 4 of 13. (ddr-one-5-231)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. On the forth page, Mrs. Koyama asks her husband's acquaintance why Dr. Koyama would even subscribe to such a newsletter. He answered that it was because the Japanese community in Portland is small and very tightknit and …
Sworn Statement by Keizaburo Koyama filed in Rapides Parish in the State of Louisiana (ddr-one-5-177)
av Sworn Statement by Keizaburo Koyama filed in Rapides Parish in the State of Louisiana (ddr-one-5-177)
Photocopy of a sworn statement filed by Keizaburo Koyama listing the necessary wellbeing of his children as the reason for him to be repatriated with his family in the Minidoka Concentration Camp.
Letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, to Teru Koyama, on the parole of her husband, Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-241)
doc Letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, to Teru Koyama, on the parole of her husband, Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-241)
Photocopy of a declassified type letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, to Teru Koyama. He informs her that her husband's parole has been approved and that arrangements are currently being made to have him sent to the War Relocation Center to be reunited with his family.
Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 1 of 5. (ddr-one-5-213)
doc Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 1 of 5. (ddr-one-5-213)
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 writes about her brother and sister, their ages, and status as American Citizens. She adds that her parents have been in the United States for 25 - 30 years and have …
Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 5 of 5. (ddr-one-5-217)
doc Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 5 of 5. (ddr-one-5-217)
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 concludes her letter trusting in her government and her faith that her father will be returned soon.
Family Camp Applicant Now Interned at Santa Fe, New Mexico (ddr-one-5-203)
doc Family Camp Applicant Now Interned at Santa Fe, New Mexico (ddr-one-5-203)
Photocopy of a declassified memo on Keizaburo Koyama on his request to be reunited with his family in Minidoka, Idaho. Two initials are next to the option for "Parole to WRA without rehearing" option. On the bottom is written seven statements on Koyama including his occupation being a dentist, his memberships, his Army report, that he …
Letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 1 of 2. (ddr-one-5-211)
doc Letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 1 of 2. (ddr-one-5-211)
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 writes about her family and how much she misses her father. She mentions that she spent her 9th birthday in the Portland Assembly Center and her 10th at Minidoka. Due to …
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 3 of 4. (ddr-one-5-167)
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 3 of 4. (ddr-one-5-167)
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 continues that his mom is in poor health and may not live much longer without being reunited with her husband. He does not wish …
Unsigned 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 (ddr-one-5-242)
doc Unsigned 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 (ddr-one-5-242)
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.
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 13. (ddr-one-5-229)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 13. (ddr-one-5-229)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. On the second page, Teru writes about how long she thought about writing this letter and only did so after receiving encouragement and permission to do so from Washington, D.C. She addresses the two reasons why her …
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 13 of 13. (ddr-one-5-240)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 13 of 13. (ddr-one-5-240)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. On the last page, Mrs. Koyama asks one more time that her husband be reunited with his family. If the judge is unable to honor the request, she asks that he write her children so that they …
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 9 of 13. (ddr-one-5-236)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 9 of 13. (ddr-one-5-236)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. Mrs. Koyama contacted her agent about Dr. Shiomi's claim and was told that it wasn't true. The agent added that it would be impossible since the lease was in Dr. Koyama's name. In February of 1942, Mrs. …
Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 4 of 5. (ddr-one-5-216)
doc Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 4 of 5. (ddr-one-5-216)
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 writes that she loves and misses her father greatly, but that she also thinks of the other girls her age whose fathers are currently serving in the military, so she can …
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 7 of 13. (ddr-one-5-234)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 7 of 13. (ddr-one-5-234)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. Dr. Koyama felt forced to buy subscriptions to numerous Japanese language newsletter as he would have been blacklisted by members of the community had he not done so. Now that his business was becoming successful, he felt …
Letter with instructions on applying for family reunification from the Alien Enemy Control Unit (ddr-one-5-181)
doc Letter with instructions on applying for family reunification from the Alien Enemy Control Unit (ddr-one-5-181)
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 letter was signed and mailed on January 2, …
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