“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Crystal City, Texas

Clickable Map of Zavala County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Zavala County, TX (8) Dimmit County, TX (5) Frio County, TX (11) Kinney County, TX (40) Maverick County, TX (8) Medina County, TX (84) Uvalde County, TX (67)  ZavalaCounty(8) Zavala County (8)  DimmitCounty(5) Dimmit County (5)  FrioCounty(11) Frio County (11)  KinneyCounty(40) Kinney County (40)  MaverickCounty(8) Maverick County (8)  MedinaCounty(84) Medina County (84)  UvaldeCounty(67) Uvalde County (67)
Crystal City is the county seat for Zavala County
Crystal City is in Zavala County
      Zavala County (8)  
      Dimmit County (5)  
      Frio County (11)  
      Kinney County (40)  
      Maverick County (8)  
      Medina County (84)  
      Uvalde County (67)  
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1 Texas, Zavala County, Crystal City — Confinement Site - History of Crystal City Family Internment Camp
By late 1942, the U.S. Army realized it needed to focus the efforts of its Provost Marshal General's Office on the expected task of guarding hundreds of thousands of Axis prisoners of war. In response, the Department of Justice (DOJ) gave the . . . Map (db m111377) HM
2 Texas, Zavala County, Crystal City — 13720 — Crystal City Family Internment Camp, World War II
When the U.S. entered the war in 1941, an immediate fear was the possibility of enemy agents in the country and the Western Hemisphere. As one response, thousands of Japanese-Americans were moved away from the West Coast. Lesser known was an . . . Map (db m111380) HM
3 Texas, Zavala County, Crystal City — Living and Working in an Internment Camp
Crystal Care Family Internment Camp was staffed by local civilian employees in secretarial and clerical positions, civilian nurses and doctors, a professional cadre of Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) administrators and Border . . . Map (db m111379) HM
4 Texas, Zavala County, Crystal City — World War II Concentration Camp1943 - 1946
Due to circumstances beyond their control and consequences of a war between the United States and Japan, peoples of Japanese ancestry, both nationals and U.S. citizens alike, were arbitrarily and without justification, incarcerated in a . . . Map (db m111381) HM WM
5 Texas, Zavala County, Crystal City — World War II Enemy Alien Internment
”Inevitably, war creates situations which Americans would not countenance in times of peace, such as the internment of men and women who were considered potentially dangerous to America’s national security.” -INS, Department of Justice, . . . Map (db m111378) HM
6 Texas, Zavala County, Crystal City — 5944 — Zavala County
Explored as early as 1691 by the expedition of Domingo Teran de Los Rios, Spanish governor of Texas. The historic San Antonio Road crossed this region from southwest to northeast and was used by most of the Spanish explorers and travelers of the . . . Map (db m111374) HM
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Apr. 18, 2024