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

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)