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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Calls for Review of German Internment – H. R. 1357

Calls for Review of German Internment – HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES H. R. 1357 On July 31, 2008, the House of Representatives unanimously passed House Resolution 1357 commemorating the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, pursuant to persons of Japanese descent held in War Relocation Authority camps received reparations and an apology from […]

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Tuna Canyon Detention Station (TCDS) Coalition Hosts First Multicultural Panel, “Discovering History in Your Own Backyard,”

On March 30, 2014, the Tuna Canyon Detention Station (TCDS) Coalition hosted its first multicultural panel, “Discovering History in Your Own Backyard,” at 12953 Branford Street, Pacoima, CA. Sigrid Toye, Min Tonai, Reverend Dr. Yoshi Tsuyuki, and Grace Shimizu, descendants of Japanese and German Americans and Japanese Peruvians incarcerated at TCDS, told their personal stories. Ms Toye […]

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