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The Crumley Archives

Preserving the history of Region 9 of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Featured Story: Frankie San

Prisoner by Choice: The Frankie San Story is a "poignant documentary that provides an in- depth exploration of the extraordinary life of Frankie San, an immigrant from Japan who fought in World War II and later became an American citizen.  The documentary delves into Frankie San’s remarkable journey, from his arrival in Am erica overlooking Alcatraz to his unexpected path towards serving in one of America’s most dangerous prisons, CCI in Columbia, South Carolina."

Prisoner by Choice: The Frankie San Story was produced by T. Scott Reeves, an Assistant Archivist for the Crumley Archives. 

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