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Manzanar Free Press

The Manzanar Free Press was published from September 1942 to 1945. The newspaper was staffed mainly by camp inmates who wrote the articles, set the type, and printed the final copies.

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Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 17 (August 11, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-385)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 17 (August 11, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-385)
Selected article titles: "First Granada Returnee Inducted Into Army" (p. 1), "Issei, Nisei Work on Sheep Ranch in Cozad" (p. 1), "WRA Office Workers Meet With Resettlers" (p. 1), "Catholic Charities Offer Housing, Work for Six Family Units" (p. 2), "Nisei Eligible for Housing Project Home" (p. 2), "Buddhist Church Opens Hostel in Detroit" (p. 2), ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 18 (August 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-266)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 18 (August 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-266)
Selected article titles: "First Nisei Group Sent to West Coast Post for Further Training" (p. 1), "Oppose Return of Japanese to Coast" (p. 1), "Alien Parolees May Apply for Release" (p. 1), "Federal Court to Hear of Loyal Nisei Exclusion" (p. 1), "Means Available to Send Ashes of Deceased to Japan Reported" (p. 1), "Redesignate 442nd ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 22 (June 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-21)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 22 (June 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-21)
Selected article titles: "Results of Block Leaders' Election Released Today" (p. 1), "If You Have Things in Government Storage" (p. 1), "Camouflage Net Workers Begin War Production" (p. 1), "Organization of Town Meeting Meets Approval" (p. 2), "Police Chief Condemns Brawls" (p. 2), "Doctor Warns of Animal Diseases" (p. 3), "Fire Causes $80 Damage" (p. 3), ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 23 (March 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-220)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 23 (March 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-220)
Selected article titles: "Spanish Embassy Corrects Misleading Draft Letter" (p. 1), "Colony Splits Over Japanese Problem" (p. 1), "Chinese Nisei Hits Racial Persecution" (p. 1), "38 Young Men Take Special Army Test" (p. 1), "Nisei Faces Charge of Sedition Acts" (p. 2), "More Jobs Open in Kansas for Niseis" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 1 (April 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-391)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 1 (April 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-391)
Selected article titles: "Manzanar Booms Into Valley's Biggest Town. Present Population Announced to be 3,302" (p. 1), "Inoculation is for Everyone in Camp" (p. 1), "Jobs Will be Given Out According to Own Merit" (p. 2), "Report Diarrhea" (p. 2), "Defense Stamp Sales Soar; 2 Cents Letter Rate to L.A." (p. 2), "Rumors Our Roomers" (p. ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 103 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-348)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 103 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-348)
Selected article titles: "War Service to Reconsider Selective Service Classifications" (p. 1), "Shortage of Workers Effects Residents" (p. 1), "Residents Urged to Notify Free Press" (p. 1), "Instructions Given Residents Leaving on Special Buses" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Makes Inspection Tour" (p. 1), "Proposals to Naturalize Loyal Asiatics Up Before Congressional Subcommittee" (p. 1), "WRA Removes ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 26 (September 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-274)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 26 (September 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-274)
Selected article titles: "Part Time Workers Sought to Ease Manpower Shortage" (p. 1), "Nisei Risks Own Life to Save Owl" (p. 1), "Nisei War Casualty Asks Aid to Others; Dies of Wounds" (p. 1), "Korematsu-Endo Case Slated for Supreme Court" (p. 2), "Visits to Tule Center Limited" (p. 3), "JACL to Conduct Coast Return Poll" (p. ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 28 (September 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-71)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 28 (September 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-71)
Selected article titles: "Beet Fields Call Thousand Workers. Montana and Idaho Destination" (p. 1), "Itinerary of Workers Disclosed" (p. 1), "Patient Taken to L.A. Hospital" (p. 1), "Co-op Delegates Adopt By-Laws" (p. 1), "Coverly, New Project Director, Arrives" (p. 1), "Purposes Revealed by Hawaiian Club" (p. 1), "Patrolman Hurt Quelling Fight" (p. 1), "To the Parents ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 15 (February 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-212)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 15 (February 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-212)
Selected article titles: "Department of Interior Takes Over WRA Center" (p. 1), "Manzanar Segregants to Entrain at Lone Pine for Tule Center" (p. 1), "So-long Tule Bounds" (p. 1), "Tokyo Broadcast in Reply to Charges on U.S. Prisoners" (p. 1), "Statistics of Segregation Released by Assistant Project Director Adams" (p. 1), "Relocation Cure for 'Manzanar Madness'" ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 50 (November 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-9)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 50 (November 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-9)
Selected article titles: "Information Head for Co-op Chosen. George Matsumura to Fill New Post" (p. 1), "Three Leave for JACL Gathering" (p. 1), "Policeman Injured by Unknown Gang" (p. 1), "Frost Damages Local Crops" (p. 1), "Call in Sugar Ration Books" (p. 1), "Clothing Workers Begin Cataloging. Slight Changes in New Allowances" (p. 1), "New Work ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 32 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-76)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 32 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-76)
Selected article titles: "The Honest Man" (p. 1), "New Block Managers Confer Up Working System" (p. 1), "National WRA Director Arrives Tuesday for One-day Conference. To be Accompanied by Army Official" (p. 1), "Drafted Charter Meets Approval" (p. 1), "Negroes and the Nisei" (p. 2), "Shall We Fiddle While Manzanar Burns?" (p. 2), "Bottle Return Help ...
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 4 (May 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-371)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 4 (May 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-371)
Selected article titles: "Factory Work Opens to Nisei Resettlers in Philadelphia" (p. 1), "Philadelphia Hostel Welcomes Resettlers" (p. 1), "New York Dressmaker Finds Japanese Capable Workers" (p. 1), "Philadelphia Offers Post War Employment to Japanese People" (p. 2), "1500 Japanese Evacuees Return to West Coast" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 53 (December 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-298)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 53 (December 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-298)
Selected article titles: "War Relocation Authority Stops Leave Clearance Processing" (p. 1), "Christmas Gift Committee Tells of Gift to Children of Manzanar" (p. 1), "Project Attorney to Handle Legal Requests in City" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 25 (September 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-63)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 25 (September 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-63)
Selected article titles: "Governm't Committee Begins Work. Charter to be Framed by Sub-Committees of Issei, Nisei Leaders" (p. 1), "Sugar Company Agents Here" (p. 1), "Center Population Nears Capacity" (p. 1), "Agricultural Workers Stand by for Call" (p. 1), "Heroic Nisei Actions Cited in New Republic Magazine" (p. 1), "No Drafting of Japanese Labor" (p. 1), ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 11 (February 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-208)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 11 (February 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-208)
Selected article titles: "$14,000 Goal Set in Local Fourth War Loan Drive" (p. 1), " Pardon Army Chief in Civil Court Case" (p. 1), "Myer Appoints Mills to Head Poston" (p. 1), "Warns Danger of Racial Persecution" (p. 1), " Eligibility List for Pullmans Released" (p. 1), "Canadian Niseis Refuse Gift of Japanese Foods" (p. 1), ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 64 (January 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-308)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 64 (January 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-308)
Selected article titles: "Adult English Activity Hall Holds Open House" (p. 1), "Union Pacific Brakeman Extradited to Nevada on Assault Charges" (p. 1), "Ask Victory Gardeners Pay Membership Dues" (p. 1), "Nisei Assured of Warm Welcome to University" (p. 1), "Invitation to F.B.I." (p. 2), "Heart Mountain Center Wins Fire Week Award" (p. 2), "Negro Leaders ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 7 (May 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-397)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 7 (May 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-397)
Selected article titles: "Anita, Tulare to Receive 3200 L.A. Evacuees" (p. 1), "Block Leaders Draft Local Constitution" (p. 1), "New Civic Center to Rise" (p. 1), "Lost? Claim it at 1-9-1" (p. 2), "Manzanar Sets Pace for Darker Camp" (p. 3), "Books Arrive; Library to Open" (p. 4), "Tips from the Stables" (p. 5), "Americanization Classes ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 1 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-37)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 1 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-37)
Selected article titles: "New Policy for Transfers Told" (p. 1), "Resident Leaves to Join Sweetheart" (p. 1), "Presses Roll for First Printed Free Press" (p. 1), "Form Judiciary Committee to Help Maintain Order" (p. 1), "Police Chief 'Jailed'" (p. 2), "Blocks to Elect Leaders" (p. 2), "Exonerate Freight Delivery Crew of Damaged Shipments" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 40 (May 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-237)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 40 (May 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-237)
Selected article titles: "Request Evacuees' Report on Foreign Investments" (p. 1), "Introduce Bill to Deport Japanese" (p. 1), "80 Segregants Arrive at Tule Lake Center" (p. 1), "Supreme Court Rules on Negro Issues" (p. 1), "Indict Three Nisei on Treason Charges" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 48 (November 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-7)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 48 (November 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-7)
Selected article titles: "Charter Pros and Cons" (p. 1), "Educational Progress to be Stated" (p. 1), "Kimball Assures FPC of Support" (p. 1), "Railroad Wants Labor" (p. 1), "Residents Warned on Fire Hazards" (p. 1), "Residents Warned on Fire Hazards" (p. 1), "Where's Your Receipt" (p. 1), "Move Evacuee Property Soon" (p. 1), "Westwood Church Donates ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 30 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-278)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 30 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-278)
Selected article titles: "WRA Director Tells Evacuees of Changing Public Attitudes" (p. 1), "Fire Prevention Week to Begin Tomorrow; Slate Full Program" (p. 1), "Draftee Deferred" (p. 1), "Mob Nisei Workers" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 70 (September 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-162)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 70 (September 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-162)
Selected article titles: "Conservation of H2O Requested" (p. 1), "Gripsholm Sails Friday" (p. 1), "Mimeographed Edition" (p. 3), "Evacuees Bound for Tulelake Urged to Pack" (p. 3), "Merritt Expresses Satisfaction in Hearing Procedures" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 8 (August 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-44)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 8 (August 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-44)
Selected article titles: "Pomona Center to Wyoming" (p. 1), "Co-op Schedules First Meet. Block Delegates to Attend Sat. Meeting" (p. 1), "Army Seeks Citizen Translators. Sends Lt. Colonel to Conduct Survey" (p. 1), "New Caucasian Officials on Duty" (p. 1), "Optometrist Due in Center Saturday" (p. 1), "Two Local Couples in Wedding Rites" (p. 1), "Recommend ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 88 (April 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-333)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 88 (April 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-333)
Selected article titles: "Navy Veteran Protests Attempts to Oust Nisei" (p. 1), "Teamsters' Union Head Tell Refusal to Handle Wares of Japanese" (p. 2), "Californian States Desire to Aid Evacuee Return" (p. 3), "Ten Year Old Admits Overturning Graves" (p. 4), "Washington University Students Rout Anti-Japanese Meeting" (p. 4), "Nisei Commissioned in Army Nurse Corps has ...
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