An internet search found two interesting WWII “Blacklists” on the Fraser Federal Reserve Archive website. The first includes The Proclaimed List of Certain Blocked Nationals: July 17, 1941, the Presidential Proclamation 2497 authorizing the list, and information for the press. A second list, a United States Printing Office publication of The Proclaimed List of Certain Blocked Nationals: Revision II, […]
Internment camp deaths and photographs of the three headstones at the Edgewood Cemetery in Crystal City are now on-line, thanks to Werner Ulrich, a former internee, who worked with Carmen Sanchez Diaz and Jose F. Cazares, residents of Crystal City, Texas, to collect the death certificates of all internees who died while imprisoned at the Crystal City, Texas, Family Internment […]
On April 17, 2016, “The Train To Crystal City”, written by Jan Jarboe Russell, won the prize for best non-fiction book of the year at the Texas Institute of Letters banquet. There were 40 entries this year so the competition was steep.
Werner Ulrich, a former Crystal City, Texas internee, recently started a Facebook page where former internees and interested viewers can discuss internment and share photographs and memories. Check it out!