Crystal City

Department of Justice Internment Camp

Location: Crystal City, Texas

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Play staged in an internment camp (ddr-densho-64-1)
img Play staged in an internment camp (ddr-densho-64-1)
The play being performed is comic relief for a nine series adult drama. Mako Nakagawa is on the far right.
Crystal City softball team (ddr-densho-91-8)
img Crystal City softball team (ddr-densho-91-8)
All players pictured are Japanese Peruvian except for one Japanese American in the front row, second from left. Art Shibayama is in the front row, third from left.
Kay Uno Kaneko - Hana Shepard - Mae Matsuzaki Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1007-8-13)
vh Kay Uno Kaneko - Hana Shepard - Mae Matsuzaki Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1007-8-13)
A teenager's feelings about brothers in military service

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of ...

Minoru Tajii Interview Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-394-25)
vh Minoru Tajii Interview Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-394-25)
Reuniting with father at Crystal City

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-119-9)
vh Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-119-9)
Awaiting expatriation to Japan, but instead, reuniting with father in Crystal City, Texas

This interview took place at the 2000 Tule Lake Pilgrimage in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 17 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-66)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 17 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-66)
Selected article titles: "Justice Dept.: 18 Transferred to Crystal City" (p. 1), "April: 14 Relocate from Center" (p. 2), "Jury Clears 3 Accused of Raid on Doi Farm Home" (p. 2), and "News of Former Tuleans in St. Louis Received" (p. 3).
Mako Nakagawa Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-66-19)
vh Mako Nakagawa Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-66-19)
Parental discussions and anxiety surrounding where to go after leaving camp
Mako Nakagawa Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-66-30)
vh Mako Nakagawa Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-66-30)
Description of population in Crystal City internment camp, an "international camp"
Art Shibayama Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-151-10)
vh Art Shibayama Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-151-10)
Memories of Crystal City internment camp, Texas: first impressions, getting a job delivering ice
Joe Yasutake Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-136-3)
vh Joe Yasutake Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-136-3)
Activities in Crystal City internment camp: judo, sumo and baseball

Joseph Yasutake was interviewed together with his sister Mitsuye (Yasutake) Yamada and surviving brother, William Toshio Yasutake, in group sessions on October 8-9, 2002. He was also interviewed individually on October 9, 2002.

Before being contacted by Densho, the Yasutake siblings had planned to conduct their ...

Kay Uno Kaneko - Hana Shepard - Mae Matsuzaki Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1007-8-12)
vh Kay Uno Kaneko - Hana Shepard - Mae Matsuzaki Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1007-8-12)
Remembering a visit in camp from brother in military

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