Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 7 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. 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 he did not have to rely on those Japanese business connections anymore. Dr. Koyama was able to pay for the new practice in three installments. The final one was made a week before Pearl Harbor. Mrs. Koyama then brings up a story concerning Dr. Shiomi - a Japanese doctor who also had a practice on the same floor as Dr. Koyama. It seems that Dr. Shiomi wished to lease the entire second floor and set about doing so without the permission of the other tenants.


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Japanese American Museum of Oregon; Portland, Oregon

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