Feb 1943 letters from/to Jewish internees held in Kenedy, TX Internment Camp

Feb 1943 letters from/to Jewish internees held in Kenedy, TX Internment Camp

Jewish detainees held in the Kenedy, Texas Internment Camp, wrote to W. Bruppacher, Department of German Interests, Legation of Switzerland, following up on a meeting they’d had during a camp inspection. They express concerns about finances, censorship, and the difficulties of living “close to our worst enemies.” He writes back, briefly. NARA RG 59, State Dept, Special War Problems Division, Entry 1352, Inspection Reports on War Relocation Center, 1942-46, Box 20, Kenedy 1942-1944 (courtesy of Martin Huwart, with NARA researcher Satu Haase-Webb)