Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 3 of 5.

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ddr-one-5-215 (Koyama126; 2016.23.126; NDD978084)

Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection

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 winter, Eva and her siblings worried that her mom would not make it. While they have friends, they have no family in the camp. Eva fears for her future if her mother passes away and her father is still interned elsewhere.


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Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

Courtesy of Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection, Japanese American Museum of Oregon