Santo Tomas Internment Camp: 70th Anniversary (1942-2012)1/25/2012
Seventy years ago, Santo Tomas University was opened as an internment camp for the protective custody of enemy aliens. In January 4, 1942, 300 residents from the Malate district interned to form first contingent to be brought, and on January 27, the population was 3,348.
The exhibit attempts to present the life of the internees at the Santo Tomas Internment Camp. Photographs, maps, plans, an arm band worn by the internees, news publications such as Internitis, Internews, STIC Gazette, STIC sports program, and books written by former internees are displayed to capture the images and stories inside the camp.
This is on display at the American Historical Collection from Jan to May 2012