Letter from Chimata Sumida to War Relocation Authority

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Sumida Family Collection

Chimata Sumida asks to not be transferred from the Rohwer incarceration Camp to the Tule Lake Segregation Center under the guidelines indicated in Leeland Barrows letter to Edward J Ennis of the Alien Enemy Control Unity. Due to the loss of his original repatriation application, he was unable to retract that original application. Chimata Sumida details his work within Rohwer and how he helps to keep morale high and work towards the successful resettlement of the internees in the camp.





Courtesy of Sumida Family Collection, Densho