Fresno

Temporary Assembly Center

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Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 3 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-3)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 3 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-3)
Selected article titles: "1,210 More Evacuees Arrive. New Citizens Fill Center to Capacity" (p. 1), "Huge Improvement Work Started. Skilled Men Busy Making Equipment" (p. 1), "Presenting Our New Friends" (p. 1), "New Evacuees Must List Address Change" (p. 1), "Americanism" (p. 2), "Manzanar Propagates 200,000 Guayules" (p. 3), "No Tickee No Washee" (p ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 4 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-24)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 4 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-24)
Selected article titles: "Residents to Elect Panel of 21. Issei, Nisei 16 and Over May Participate" (p. 1), "Hog Producing Class to be Started Soon" (p. 1), "Applications for Absentee Voters Available Here" (p. 1), "Like Carving? Don't Practice on Fig Trees" (p. 1), "Editorial: Nisei Urged to Exercise Voting Power at Primary Election" (p ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 7 (June 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-7)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 7 (June 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-7)
Selected article titles: "Colorful Program to End Flag Week. Impressive Ceremonies Scheduled" (p. 1), "Flag Day Program" (p. 1), "Improvements" (p. 2), "Hospital 3 Grounds to Be Improved" (p. 3), "Few People Break Curfew Regulations" (p. 3), "Dance Under the Stars" (p. 3), "Children May Get Book Room" (p. 3), "'Cock-Eyed Mayor' From Kaneko-Kai Steals Show ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 20 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-20)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 20 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-20)
Selected article titles: "Special! Reporter Goes to Pinedale for 'Scoop'" (p. 1), "Wrap-Up Food Wastes First" (p. 1), "Visitor's Permit Void if Friend is Japanese Living Ten Miles Away" (p. 1), "Center Residents to Hear World Famous Music" (p. 1), "Keeping Mentally Alert" (p. 2), "Center Fire Eaters Get Streamlined Water Buggy" (p. 3), "Man ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 15 (September 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-35)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 15 (September 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-35)
Selected article titles: "Shipping Applications Being Taken. Equipment in Storage Must be Registered" (p. 1), "Beet Fields of Montana Call 44 More Residents" (p. 1), "Clothing Staff Busy Unpacking First Shipment" (p. 1), "Community Service Vital at Relocation Center" (p. 2), "Center Grammar School Class Schedules Made" (p. 3), "Residents Should Turn Off Shower Faucets Tightly ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 12 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-12)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 12 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-12)
Selected article titles: "Shoe Repair, Barber Shops to be Opened" (p. 1), "Boy Scouts Start Drive for Rubber" (p. 1), "Pipes Installed" (p. 2), "Trash Disposal" (p. 2), "Program is Planned for July Fourth" (p. 3), "Diptheria 'Shots' to be Given Children" (p. 3), "Center Store Has More Merchandise" (p. 3), "Beautification Program in Full Swing ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 11 (September 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-31)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 11 (September 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-31)
Selected article titles: "Building Trade School Planned. Training for Employees is Contemplated" (p. 1), "Center Students Get Extended Vacation" (p. 1), "Bad News! Center Payroll Delayed" (p. 1), "Training for Employees is Contemplated" (p. 1), "Sept 7 -- Labor Day. A Salute to the Laborers Our Army Behind the Army" (p. 2), "'E' Excellence Flag Won by ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 9 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-9)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 9 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-9)
Selected article titles: "Educational Program Gets Boost. Text Books Donated by Schools" (p. 1), "Class of 1942 Receives Diplomas at Exercises" (p. 1), "Check Rumors" (p. 2), "Salvation Army Major to Speak" (p. 3), "125 Pupils Enrolled in Woodcraft Class" (p. 3), "Improvements Galore Will Benefit Center" (p. 3), "Baby Clinic to Open" (p. 5), "Singers ...
Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1010-8-18)
vh Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1010-8-18)
Working on the cleanup crew for the assembly center

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Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 19 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-39)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 19 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-39)
Selected article titles: "Crew Leaves Friday. Advance Contingent to Prepare Project Site" (p. 1), "Beet Company Offers High Compensation" (p. 1), "They Say, 'Be Seeing You in Jerome Soon'" (p. 1), "What the Wise Arkansas Traveler Should Have" (p. 1), "Editorial: Realizing Our Hopes at the Relocation Center" (p. 2), "Center School Enrollment Hits All Time ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 2 (August 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-22)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 2 (August 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-22)
Selected article titles: "Additional Center Rulings Made. Regulations Will Go Into Effect Today" (p. 1), "Absentee Vote Ballot Ready" (p. 1), "Firemen to Get Station" (p. 1), "Squash Will be Next Crop Harvested" (p. 2), "Return Tools Immediately When Found" (p. 3).
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 8 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-28)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 8 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-28)
Selected article titles: "'Hobby Days' Show Starts Friday. Teachers to Demonstrate Their Skills. Displays to be Shown in Recreation Hall 2" (p. 1), "First Student Leaves Center for College. Two More Scholars to Go Early Next Week" (p. 1), "Child Hit by Milk Truck Escapes Serious Injury" (p. 1), "Editorial: Cooperation Needed for Effective Panel Function ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 20 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-40)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 20 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-40)
Selected article titles: "First Group Leaves for Arkansas. Santa Anita Group Joins Fresno Crew" (p. 1), "Residents Have Three Alternate Destinations" (p. 1), "Center Manager Announces Change in Leaving Time" (p. 1), "Editorial: Remember 'Difficulties' Exist to be Surmounted" (p. 2), "Christians to Observe Rally Day Sunday" (p. 3), "Plans to Move Tubercular Cases to Arizona ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 18 (September 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-38)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 18 (September 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-38)
Selected article titles: "It's Arkansas! Movement to Jerome Will Begin October 14. Advance Crew to Entrain for Low Lands October 2" (p. 1), "Facts on New Home Revealed" (p. 1), "Jerome at a Glance" (p. 2).
Fresno Grapevine Vol. III No. 3 (October 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-43)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. III No. 3 (October 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-43)
Selected article titles: "Center Population Drops to 3812. Residents of K Embark for Project Site" (p. 1), "No Alligators, Snakes in Jerome, Scribe Says" (p. 1), "Curtain Slowly Coming Down on Activities Here" (p. 1), "Editorial: United We Stand or Divided We Fall" (p. 2), "'Conditions Good' Say Queried Advance Crew" (p. 3), "Introducing Jerome Staff ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 3 (August 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-23)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. II No. 3 (August 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-23)
Selected article titles: "Coupon Books Give Way to Pay Checks" (p. 1), "New Courses Added to Education Curriculum" (p. 1), "Editorial: Cultural Cultivation Vital to Our Physical Well-Being" (p. 2), "Radishes are Harvested by Farming Crew" (p. 3), "Sacramento County Voters Should Write to County Clerk" (p. 3), "More Clothes Ordered Than Was Expected" (p. 4 ...
Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 4 (June 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-4)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 4 (June 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-4)
Selected article titles: "Talent Parade on Tap Tonight. Amateurs to Compete for Prizes. Varety [Variety] Show Billed" (p. 1), "Workers Needed in Montana" (p. 1), "Blackout Instructions" (p. 1), "On Sanitation" (p. 2), "Pastimers Collide in Freak Accident" (p. 3), "Santa Anita Loses 5,000 Pop Bottles" (p. 3), "Baton Twirling Class is Planned" (p. 3 ...
Fresno Center News Vol. I No. 1 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-1)
doc Fresno Center News Vol. I No. 1 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-1)
Selected article titles: "Center Population Reaches 3,855. Cowart Says Four Fifth Capacity" (p. 1), "Center Head Welcomes Evacuees. Pulliam Says 'Hello'" (p. 1), "Plans Made for Library" (p. 1), "Plans Made for Library" (p. 1), "Avoid Sun Stroke" (p. 1), "Introducing the Center Supervisors" (p. 1), "Center Store Opens. Come and Get It" (p. 1 ...
Sat Kuwamoto Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1010-7-16)
vh Sat Kuwamoto Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1010-7-16)
Life in Fresno Assembly Center: working as a pantry clerk

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Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1010-8-17)
vh Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1010-8-17)
Memories of Fresno Assembly Center: working in the motor pool, dances in the street

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Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-390-17)
vh Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-390-17)
Learning to dance in camp

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Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 19 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-19)
doc Fresno Grapevine Vol. I No. 19 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-190-19)
Selected article titles: "Clothing Allotment Begins Monday. Warehouse 9 to be Scene of Ordering" (p. 1), "New Center Regulations are Revealed" (p. 1), "Editorial: Pleasing Your Palate" (p. 2), "Refrigeration Compartments are Completed" (p. 3), "No More Neck Stretching Grease Pits Installed" (p. 3), "Whooping Cough 'Shots' to be Given Tuesday" (p. 4), "Warehousemen Eat Chop ...
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