Internee Correspondence Selection #2: Letter of Thanks to Officer in Charge

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Title

Internee Correspondence Selection #2: Letter of Thanks to Officer in Charge

Subject

German Internment during World War II; Remarks after release

Description

The following is another letter of thanks to the officer in charge of the camp. In it, the writer thanks the administrator for "the peaceful life [they] were able to live...under your efficient administration." They also say that they were "highly impressed by the decency with which [they] were treated," and will refer to him and his officers as kind administrators.

Creator

Karl Gerchsheimer

Date

January 1st, 1945

Language

English

Type

Personal Correspondence

Coverage

Crystal City Internment Camp, Crystal City, Texas

Format

Paper

Publisher

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Rights

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Source

From the O'Rourke (James) Crystal City Internment Camp Papers, box 2.325/B101b, 1937-1950, undated, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Citation

Karl Gerchsheimer, “Internee Correspondence Selection #2: Letter of Thanks to Officer in Charge,” Subverting Silence: Uplifting Marginalized Conversations, accessed August 15, 2022, https://givingvoicetohiddenhistories.omeka.net/items/show/255.

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