August 16-18, 1944 Crystal City Internment Camp Report

Representatives of neutral nations oversaw the U.S. internment camps, inspecting facilities and checking on internees’ well-being. In this report, Kurt Ritter, representing the Legation of Switzerland, and Eldon F. Nelson, Department of State, report on their visit. 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)