January 31, 1943 Inspection Report on Crystal City, TX Internment Camp

Internment camps in the U.S. were periodically inspected by representatives of a neutral nation, to see that facilities were adequate and internees were treated appropriately. This report details a visit made between January 29-31, 1943, by W.C. Bruppacker, a representative of the Swiss legation, Department of German Interests, and P.W. Herrick, a member of the Department of State, Special Division. NARA RG 59, State Dept, Spec War Prob Div, E 1352, Insp Rpts on WRC, 1942-46, Box 19, Crystal City (courtesy of Martin Huwart, with NARA researcher Satu Haase-Webb)