Alien Enemies Act of 1798

ALIEN ENEMIES ACT TITLE 50–WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE ALIEN ENEMIES 50 USC 21-24 Section 21. Restraint, regulation, and removal. 22. Time allowed to settle affairs and depart. 23. Jurisdiction of United States courts and judges. 24. Duties of marshals. Sec. 21. Restraint, regulation, and removal Whenever there is a declared war between the United States […]

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Internee E-Group

INTERNEE E-GROUP If you would like to join our online egroup for persons interested in German American and Latin American internment, you may do so by sending an email to the following address GermanAmerican-subscribe@yahoogroups.com and typing SUBSCRIBE in the subject line. To join, you will be requested to establish a Yahoo ID, but may use your own […]

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Document Archive

  Materials Related to World War II Control and Internment of Civilians in the United States and Latin America Alien Enemies Act of 1798  Presidential Proclamations and Executive Orders Presidential Proclamations, Dec 1941: Japanese 2525 German 2526 Italian 2527 Presidential Proclamation 2497, 17 Jul 1941 — blacklists Latin American firms/individuals Executive Order 8985, 19 Dec 1941 — establishes Office of […]

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Curriculum

CURRICULUM GUIDE AND LESSON PLANS Curriculum Guide and Lesson Plans, including Three One-Act Plays The following Instructions to Teachers, Lesson Plan Table of Contents and Lesson Plans are available in pdf format by clicking on the related, highlighted document title. INSTRUCTIONS TO TEACHERS LESSON PLAN TABLE OF CONTENTS Lesson Plans Lesson Plan One — The World […]

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Internee Records

OBTAINING AN INTERNEE’S RECORDS For many, the decision to request family internment records is a difficult one. You are not sure what you will get or if you will like what you read. The decision is an individual one, and the GAIC generally encourages document acquisition. If you do obtain internment records, a word of […]

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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 of WW II, which provided much needed work for many Crystal City residents. The article outlines the history of the Enemy Alien Control Program and interviews former internees, as well as discussing the balance between national […]

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