California State University, Fullerton has posted some oral history interviews of administrators of WWII camps holding civilians. Amy N. Stannard was the first woman to oversee an internment facility. She worked at Seagoville, Texas, where the first civilian prisoners were women and children brought up from Panama. Abner Schreiber first worked at Ft. Howard, near Baltimore, Maryland. Later he […]
“German Sailors on the High Desert: A WW II Detention Camp at Fort Stanton” was written by Tomas Jaehn, an historian who works as archivist and librarian at the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Published for El Palacio, the oldest museum magazine in the country, it is one of a three-part series on […]
View the Ellis Island Immigration Museum: Ellis Island Timeline Over 12 million Immigrants passed through the halls of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum from 1892-1954. Ellis Island served as the gateway to the New World where immigrants came in search of freedom and opportunity in America. 1630 A 3.5 acre mud bank that is located […]
Handbook of Texas Online, Emily Brosveen, “World War II Internment Camps” describes the three Immigration and Naturalization Service internment camps in Texas, located in Seagoville, Kennedy, and Crystal City.
“The U.S. Internment of Families from Latin America in World War II” by Max Paul Friedman, author of Nazis and Good Neighbors: The United States Campaign against the Germans of Latin America in World War II. (PDF)
“Fancy Skullduggery”; Economic Warfare, Enemy Civilians, and the Lessons of World War II — a review of Max Friedman’s Nazis and Good Neighbors by Regina U. Gramer
“Nottebohm’s Nightmare: Have We Exorcised the Ghosts of WWII Detention Programs or Do They Still Haunt Guantanamo?” Cindy G. Buys, Southern Illinois School of Law. Her article can be downloaded there in PDF format