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Department of Justice camps

Letter from Kiyoko Matsuura to Kikuko Noda, January 26, 1945

A letter from Kiyoko Matsuura, an internee at the Crystal City Internment Camp, to her mother, Kikuko Noda in Lima, Peru. In the letter, she describes the celebration of the New Year [1945] at the internment camp and expresses her appreciation for the gifts sent by her mother. According to …
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Letter from Kiyoko Matsuura to Mizuko Noda, September 5, 1944

A letter from Kiyoko Matsuura, an internee in the Crystal City Internment Camp, to her sister in Lima Peru. In the letter, she includes updates on day to day life in the Crystal City camp and expresses her appreciation for the money sent by her father. Kiyoko states that she …
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Buildings at Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp

Aerial color photograph of buildings at Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp. From the Mary F. Clark scrapbook,"Before I Forget, 1942-1947," page 140. See also sac_jaac_1334 through sac_jaac_1529. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1509
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Japanese school at Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp

Color photograph depicting the Japanese school and bridge in the background and a boy playing near a stream in the foreground at Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp. From the Mary F. Clark scrapbook, "Before I Forget, 1942-1947," page 144. See also sac_jaac_1334 through sac_jaac_1529. See this object in …
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First large list of staple drugs, the most money I ever spent in one day which of course means nothing to anyone, except myself

Order form including list of staple drugs for use at Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp. Form includes name of drugs, quantity, unit, price, and amount. From the Mary F. Clark scrapbook, "Before I Forget, 1942-1947," page 49. See also sac_jaac_1334 through sac_jaac_1529. See this object in the California …
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1943 Christmas greetings

Program for a Christmas pageant at the Protestant Church at Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp. From the Mary F. Clark scrapbook, "Before I Forget, 1942-1947," page 111. See also sac_jaac_1334 through sac_jaac_1529. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1465
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Weinachts programm 1944 Internierungslager Crystal City, Texas

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
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Label used for repatriation baggage

Label used for luggage of former internees during repatriation. From the Mary F. Clark scrapbook, "Before I Forget, 1942-1947," page 130. See also sac_jaac_1334 through sac_jaac_1529. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1492
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Housing at Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp

Scrapbook page containing six black and white photographs depicting barracks and housing at Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp. One photograph shows five unidentified Caucasian children. From the Mary F. Clark scrapbook, "Before I Forget, 1942-1947," page 37. See also sac_jaac_1334 through sac_jaac_1529. See this object in the California …
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Swimming pool during construction at Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp

Scrapbook page containing text and six black and white photographs of the swimming pool during construction at Crystal City Department of Justice Internment Camp. From the Mary F. Clark scrapbook, "Before I Forget, 1942-1947," page 120. See also sac_jaac_1334 through sac_jaac_1529. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
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