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Gene Akutsu Interview II Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-210-7)
vh Gene Akutsu Interview II Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-210-7)
Considering moving to the Crystal City Department of Justice camp, Texas
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
Color photographs of Crystal City, Texas (ddr-csujad-55-1502)
img Color photographs of Crystal City, Texas (ddr-csujad-55-1502)
Scrapbook page containing four color photographs of the entrance, water tower, "Sumio," and German recreation hall at Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp. From the Mary F. Clark scrapbook, "Before I Forget, 1942-1947," page 139. See also sac_jaac_1334 through sac_jaac_1529. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1504
Family portrait (ddr-densho-359-1108)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-359-1108)
The caption in the album is "Crystal City Texas 1943".
Weinachts programm 1944 Internierungslager Crystal City, Texas (ddr-csujad-55-1481)
doc Weinachts programm 1944 Internierungslager Crystal City, Texas (ddr-csujad-55-1481)
Program for a German Christmas Eve celebration at Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp. From the Mary F. Clark scrapbook, "Before I Forget, 1942-1947," page 124. See also sac_jaac_1334 through sac_jaac_1529. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1483
Autograph book (ddr-densho-64-6)
doc Autograph book (ddr-densho-64-6)
Mako Nakagawa collected signatures from classmates and teachers when preparing to leave Crystal City internment camp, Texas.
Letter from Issei man to wife (February 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-140-161)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (February 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-140-161)
Excerpt: "I sent you telegram & card this week about you will reunite me at Crystal City, Texas."
Sky view: alien internment camp, Crystal City, Texas (ddr-csujad-55-1356)
doc Sky view: alien internment camp, Crystal City, Texas (ddr-csujad-55-1356)
Scrapbook page containing a black and white aerial photograph of the Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp. Title from caption. From the Mary F. Clark scrapbook, "Before I Forget, 1942-1947," page 27. See also sac_jaac_1334 through sac_jaac_1529. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1358
CSU Dominguez Hills Crystal City Peruvian Letters Collection (ddr-csujad-10)
Collection CSU Dominguez Hills Crystal City Peruvian Letters Collection (ddr-csujad-10)
The Crystal City Peruvian Letters Collection contains three letters written by Kiyoko and Yoshihiko Matsuura, Japanese Peruvians interned at the Crystal City Internment, Texas, to their mother/grandmother, Kiyoko Noda, who remains in Lima, Peru.
Crystal City Internment Camp (ddr-csujad-55-38)
img Crystal City Internment Camp (ddr-csujad-55-38)
Illustrated map of the Crystal City Internment Camp in Crystal City, Texas. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00042
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.

Yasashi Ichikawa Interview II Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-112-22)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview II Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-112-22)
Joining husband in Crystal City, Texas, a Department of Justice Camp (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview.

Crystal City Map (ddr-densho-258-202)
doc Crystal City Map (ddr-densho-258-202)
A map was drawn and illustrated by Satoru Ichikawa of Crystal City Texas camp. Satoru Ichikawa's family was reunited at Crystal City after 2 years of being separated. His mother and six siblings had been at Minidoka Concentration Camp and his father at Santa Fe Department of Justice camp.
Administrative instruction (Crystal City, Texas), no. 17; Internee instruction no. 29 (ddr-csujad-55-1448)
doc Administrative instruction (Crystal City, Texas), no. 17; Internee instruction no. 29 (ddr-csujad-55-1448)
Scrapbook page containing an administrative instruction outlining the functions of the Internee Employment Office at Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp. Covers organization, classes of work, assignment, reassignments, resignation, termination, suspension, work hours, eligibility, timekeeping, and injuries. From the Mary F. Clark scrapbook, "Before I Forget, 1942-1947," page 99. See also sac_jaac_1334 through sac_jaac_1529. See …
M. Nakagawa Collection (ddr-densho-64)
Collection M. Nakagawa Collection (ddr-densho-64)
The M. Nakagawa collection consists of photographs and documents from the personal collection of Mako Nakagawa, who was interviewed by Densho in 1998. Some of the materials depict life in the Crystal City internment camp, Texas.
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 32 (June 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-170)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 32 (June 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-170)
Selected article titles: "Both Amendments Approved. Issei May Now be Councilmen" (p. 1), "Segregation Not Soon, Ernst Says on Return" (p. 1), "Public Favors WRA Program" (p. 1), "Seven Families Leave for Crystal City, Texas, Camp" (p. 1), "Don't be Clannish" (p. 2).
Testimony of Masao Takahashi (ddr-densho-67-192)
doc Testimony of Masao Takahashi (ddr-densho-67-192)
Written testimony of Masao Takahashi. Incarcerated in Missoula internment camp, Montana, Santa Fe internment camp, New Mexico, and Crystal City internment camp, Texas. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Japanese Speakers."
Testimony of Kazuko (Takahashi) Katayama (ddr-densho-67-283)
doc Testimony of Kazuko (Takahashi) Katayama (ddr-densho-67-283)
Written testimony of Kazuko (Takahashi) Katayama, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, and the Crystal City internment camp, Texas. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 157 (August 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-313)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 157 (August 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-313)
Selected article titles: "Crystal City: Twenty Go to Texas Tonight" (p. 1), "Transfer: Lt. Gen. Emmons Heads Alaska" (p. 1), "Why Pick on Chicago?" (p. 2), "Heroism: Nisei Gets Army Cross" (p. 2), "Poston: Nine Youths Evade Draft" (p. 4), "Coast Return Up to Army" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 14 (April 11, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-14)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 14 (April 11, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-14)
Selected article titles: "To the Point: Goals and Programs" (p. 1), "WW2 Internment Camp at Crystal City for Nikkei May Be Texas Landmark" (p. 1), "First Canadian Japanese History in English by Dr. Shimpo Due in Summer" (p. 1), and "National Dialogue: Developing Leaders" (pp. 1-2).
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