Government & Organizations

Tuna Canyon Detention Station Coalition

The Tuna Canyon Detention Station Coalition formed in 2013 “to preserve the stories of the Japanese, Germans, Italians, Japanese Peruvians […]

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Recollections of Internment and Repatriation

The Missouri Humanities Council a tax-exempt, non-profit organization affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities, published the internment and repatriation […]

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WW II Enemy Aliens—State of Wisconsin Collection of Letters and Reports

An on-line collection of letters concerning enemy aliens of German ethnicity, by internees themselves, as well as official reports on individuals […]

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Commemorating Crystal City: The Transnational Dimension of German American Internment Experiences

Commemorating Crystal City: The Transnational Dimension of German American Internment Experiences was published on-line in the American Studies Journal, number 59, […]

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Oral History Interviews of Internment Camp Administrators

California State University, Fullerton has posted some oral history interviews of administrators of WWII camps holding civilians. Amy N. Stannard was the […]

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German Sailors on the High Desert: a WW II Detention Camp at Fort Stanton

“German Sailors on the High Desert: A WW II Detention Camp at Fort Stanton” was written by Tomas Jaehn, an […]

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Ellis Island Immigration Museum: Ellis Island Timeline

View the Ellis Island Immigration Museum: Ellis Island Timeline Over 12 million Immigrants passed through the halls of the Ellis […]

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National Park Service: Ellis Island

Visit: U.S. NPS Ellis Island Official Website

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Handbook of Texas Online, "World War II Internment Camps"

Handbook of Texas Online, Emily Brosveen, “World War II Internment Camps” describes the three Immigration and Naturalization Service internment camps in Texas, […]

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Story Preservation Initiative

Story Preservation Initiative—who’s mission “is to create and make available to the general public a diverse collection of oral histories of […]

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American Jewish Archives Journal

“Jewish Internees in the American South, 1942-1945,” by Harvey Strum; American Jewish Archives Journal.

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Italian American website

Una Storia Segreta —Italian American website

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University of Texas, San Antonio 1979 oral history interviews with personnel of the Crystal City, Texas Internment Camp

University of Texas, San Antonio 1979 oral history interviews with personnel of the Crystal City, Texas Internment Camp—Superintendent of Schools, […]

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University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Digital Collections

University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Digital Collections have numerous photographs of Crystal City, Camp Kenedy, and  Seagoville internment camps, […]

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Japanese, German, and Italian American and Latin American Internment

Texas Historical Commission: Japanese, German, and Italian American and Latin American Internment

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Medical Care for Interned Enemy Aliens: A Role for the US Public Health Service in World War II

“Medical Care for Interned Enemy Aliens: A Role for the US Public Health Service in World War II” American Journal of […]

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Return to Sender: U.S. Censorship of Enemy Alien Mail in World War II

“Return to Sender: U.S. Censorship of Enemy Alien Mail in World War II.” National Archives, Prologue Magazine, Spring 2001, Vol. 33, […]

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Enemy Alien Program Overview

Enemy alien program overview National Archives and Records Administration website

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Authors and Historians

John Christgau

Author and historian, John Christgau wrote the first book published in the United States about the Enemy Alien Control Program, Enemies.

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Heidi Gurcke Donald

Former internee and author Heidi Gurcke Donald’s website

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Jay Feldman

Author and historian Jay Feldman’s website

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Stephen Fox

Author and German internment researcher Stephen Fox’s website; his blog

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Major Arthur D. Jacobs

Author and German internment researcher, Major Arthur D. Jacobs’ website

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Priscilla Wegars

Author and historian Priscilla Wegars’ website—She has a Table of Justice Department and U.S. Army Internment Camps and Detention Stations in the U.S. […]

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Miscellaneous Websites

Good Neighbor Renditions and the Enemy Alien: the Latin American Civilian Internees of World War II and the Integrity of the Good Neighbor Policy

“Good Neighbor Renditions and the Enemy Alien: the Latin American Civilian Internees of World War II and the Integrity of […]

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Daily Life at Crystal City Internment Camp

Have you ever wondered what daily life was like for internees held in a WWII internment camp in the U.S.? […]

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WW II History of Fort Meade

In two recent articles, the Baltimore Sun described the role Fort Meade, Maryland played as an internment facility during WW II, […]

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Crystal City Family Internment Camp on Facebook

Werner Ulrich, a former Crystal City, Texas internee, recently started a Facebook page where former internees and interested viewers can […]

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Political Posters and Cartoons

Political posters and cartoons were used by the US government to convey its message about the enemy. More political cartoons by […]

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The U.S. Internment of Families from Latin America in World War II

“The U.S. Internment of Families from Latin America in World War II” by Max Paul Friedman, author of Nazis and Good […]

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"Fancy Skullduggery"; Economic Warfare, Enemy Civilians, and  the Lessons of World War II

“Fancy Skullduggery”; Economic Warfare, Enemy Civilians, and  the Lessons of World War II — a review of Max Friedman’s Nazis and Good […]

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Nottebohm's Nightmare: Have We Exorcised the Ghosts of WWII Detention Programs or Do They Still Haunt Guantanamo?

“Nottebohm’s Nightmare: Have We Exorcised the Ghosts of WWII Detention Programs or Do They Still Haunt Guantanamo?”  Cindy G. Buys, Southern […]

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Legacy of Crystal City's Internment Camps

Robyn Ross’s 2014 article for the Texas Observer, “Legacy of Crystal City’s Internment Camps,” discusses the Crystal City, Texas, Family Internment Camp […]

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Two Articles about German Latin American Experiences during WW II

Zach Dyer, a journalist based in San José, Costa Rica, wrote two articles in December 2014, about German Costa Rican […]

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