Artist rendition of a map of Crystal City Internment Camp

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Title

Artist rendition of a map of Crystal City Internment Camp

Subject

Internment During World War II; Containment; Maps

Description

The following is an image of the Crystal City Internment Camp Grounds by and internee. The different parts of the camp are neatly displayed, including the soccer field, German section, community hall, water tower, and hospital. It also shows the different types of wildlife one might encounter at the camp, such as giant grasshoppers, buzzards, and box turtles. The sun is depicted as smiling down at the camp, and one can see on the bottom right corner the question "can you locate your home in camp?"

Creator

Sat Ichikawa

Date

1944-1945

Language

English

Type

Hand-drawn map

Coverage

Crystal City Internment Camp, Crystal City, Texas

Format

Paper

Publisher

Densho Encyclopedia

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Source

"Hand-drawn map of Crystal City internment camp, Texas.." Densho Encyclopedia. 17 Jul 2015, 15:20 UTC. 11 May 2020, 09:06 https://encyclopedia.densho.org/sources/en-denshopd-p64-00005-1/.

Citation

Sat Ichikawa, “Artist rendition of a map of Crystal City Internment Camp,” Subverting Silence: Uplifting Marginalized Conversations, accessed August 11, 2022, https://givingvoicetohiddenhistories.omeka.net/items/show/313.

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