Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 1 of 13.

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Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection

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 outlines her efforts, as well as those of her daughters and Mrs. A.C. Goodenough, on petitioning the U.S. Attorney for a rehearing. She mentions that each person received a letter acknowledging their petition. She adds that her husband also petitioned for his rehearing and that his case is to be held at Santa Fe, but is currently postponed. This update was disappointing, but not unexpected and is what prompted her to write this letter.


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Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

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