Stringtown (detention facility)
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|US Gov Name||Stringtown Internment Camp|
|Facility Type||U.S. Army Internment Camp|
|Administrative Agency||U.S. Army|
|Location||Stringtown, Oklahoma (34.4667 lat, -96.0500 lng)|
|Population Description||Held Japanese immigrants from the U.S., as well as German prisoners of war (POWs).|
|General Description||Located 5 miles north of Stringtown in southern Oklahoma. Currently a medium-security facility, the Mack Alford Correctional Center.|
|National Park Service Info|
- Stringtown was established in 1933 as a sub-prison to relieve overcrowding at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary.
Last updated June 8, 2016, 4:27 p.m..