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Alien enemies-IDs, German personal statement
(1942)

[Letter from Helmut Emig protesting his internment],   p. [9]


Page [9]

COPT
Camp Mocoy,
Wisconsin
March 12, 1942
Honorable Samuel We King
Delegate of Hawaii,
H,on e of Repre-entativne,
Wa"hiigton. D. C.
Dear Mr. King:
I am beging you for somo rasistnnce. I live in
Ponolulu since 1932 became r,, cltizin of U.S.A.. .n U.S. District
Court In 11onolulu in 1935, anf algo a reginterild voter In Tion1lulu.
I wan arrc;sted at my r,lace of occurtatlrn, th Waiiale, Training
School whfre I hold a position an Stew Lrd since May, 1940. I
wen alAo emo eyed four years an 1,xocutive Chef i+.t the Young Hotel,
an(I haMi the; hcnor to cook for rqr Troiid.ent at Schofield during
him visit ir Konolulu In 19.14. My f;te since ocomber 8, 1941 is
the nm a thcj othttr 12 U . . Clti T-. of Hawpl.
I sI]c .iy believc   an wvhtcv.r    - hyen always
keep my oath of aj"egiance. Threc well-known Honolulu citizens
have te,,tIfIed as to my loy,2Ity. fir. .1t4; we a r at irar. a war
for j;.tice rx,. froud(m And 1 ,m vure A' ,Lvcrs c,ri not be girr2nted,
only justico. Three months of txurcsrrve4 irsoruieat it o, long
t eri. kl a lo'y-tl citiztn of tihe  n1Tit tPrc V a rc ;Istere&
voter ,;,f Tonolulu I hope you ,,iil Checlk in ,,.y c'.
Renpoctfully yours,
.Helmut Emig


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