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.

Manzanar Free Press (409)

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Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 53 (July 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-145)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 53 (July 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-145)
Selected article titles: "Gigantic Two-Day Carnival Slated for Fourth, Fifth" (p. 1), "Property Owners Contest Actions" (p. 1), "More Linguists Needed Soon" (p. 1), "Oberlin Praises Nisei Students" (p. 1), "Labor Union Adopts Resolution Supporting Relocation Program" (p. 1), "Elmer Shirrell Quells Rumors About Chicago" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 96 (May 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-341)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 96 (May 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-341)
Selected article titles: "Los Angeles Files Suit for Pay for Electricity to Manzanar" (p. 1), "Apply for Duplicates of Lost Registration Cards" (p. 1), "'Moved Outers', Story of Assembly, Relocation Center Life, Available" (p. 2), "Calls Auburn Incident Rotten, Un-American" (p. 3), "Citizens' Group Attend Anti-Japanese Meet" (p. 4), "'From Camp to College' Booklet Tells Story ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 51 (June 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-248)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 51 (June 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-248)
Selected article titles: "JACL Warns of Investigators in State Probe" (p. 1), "Seasonal Workers Leave for Oregon" (p. 1), "Extensive Summer Program of Local School Begins June 26" (p. 1), "Man Shortage Hits Police Department" (p. 1), "Disclose Drowning of Nisei Soldier" (p. 1), "Committee To Aid Coast Return of Japanese Citizens" (p. 1), "Two Former ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 14 (August 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-50)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 14 (August 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-50)
Selected article titles: "Block Elections Held Today. Thirteen Blocks to Participate" (p. 1), "Potential Teachers' Interview" (p. 1), "Japanese Section to Resume" (p. 1), "Burglars Take Cigarettes" (p. 1), "Resident Dies of Cerebral Thrombosis" (p. 1), "'Kibei' Differentiation Made" (p. 1), "The WRA and Education" (p. 2), "Local Farm Project Acclaimed Success" (p. 3), "Registration Set ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 62 (August 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-154)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 62 (August 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-154)
Selected article titles: "Tentative Plans for Segregation Revealed" (p. 1), "Ray Best Named New Director of Tulelake, Succeeding Coverley" (p. 1), "Release List of Prohibited Items" (p. 1), "Manufacturing of Tofu Commences Following Delay" (p. 1), "Legal Aid Renders Numerous Services" (p. 2), "Comparison of Germany, Japan Given by Grew" (p. 3), "Tulelake Description Given in ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 14 (October 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-178)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 14 (October 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-178)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Squad Saves Allied Paratroopers. Hawaiians in Italy Enter Benevento" (p. 1), "Hog Project Gets Underway as Hogs Arrive" (p. 1), "General Leave Cleave Clearance Hearings to Begin Monday" (p. 1), "Evacuee Learns of American Justice" (p. 1), "Honor Segregants at Goh Tournament" (p. 2), "Refuse Offers of Chicago Employers" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press office (ddr-densho-151-478)
img Manzanar Free Press office (ddr-densho-151-478)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Staff of the Manzanar Free Press at work. This is the local mimeographed paper of happenings at this War Relocation Authority center published by evacuees interested in this work. Most of the items are written in English, with but one page translated into Japanese.
Manzanar Free Press office (ddr-densho-151-431)
img Manzanar Free Press office (ddr-densho-151-431)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Staff of the Manzanar Free Press at work. This is the local mimeographed paper of happenings at this War Relocation Authority center published by evavuees interested in this work. Most of the items are written in English, with but one page translated into Japanese.
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. 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. 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 ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 76 (March 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-320)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 76 (March 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-320)
Selected article titles: "Inductees Ineligible for Induction into Relocation Camps" (p. 1), "Consider Nine Thousand Menace to War Effort" (p. 1), "Fire Damages $1000 of Evacuee Belongings" (p. 1), "Spanish Representative to Arrive Hear Friday" (p. 1), "Same Persons Suspected of Pasadena Vandalism" (p. 2), "Basis of Evacuation Strictly Racial -- Pegler" (p. 2), "Loans Available to ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 32 (December 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-197)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 32 (December 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-197)
Selected article titles: "Mess Staff Cut Cleared" (p. 1), "Heart Mountain Seek Relocation Conference" (p. 1), "First Evacuee WAC Inducted" (p. 4), "Writer Praises Minneapolis YWCA" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 77 (March 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-321)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 77 (March 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-321)
Selected article titles: "Public Charges Five Year After Entry Subject to Deportation" (p. 1), "442nd Receives Plaque From Lost Battalion" (p. 1), "Capt. Letts Arrives to Recruit Workers for Seabrook Farm" (p. 1), "Sgt. Kuroki's Story Heard Over Radio" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 1 No. 1 (September 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-367)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 1 No. 1 (September 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-367)
Selected article titles: "Families Set Departure Date as Closing Nears. Orderly Center Evacuation Planned as Cards are Returned to Relocation Office Where Transportation Facilities are Scheduled" (p. 1), "Exclusion and Detention Ended by the Military" (p. 1), "Involuntary Relocation Plan at Topaz Center. Special Coaches to San Francisco and Chicago Will Empty Center by November" (p ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 59 (January 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-303)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 59 (January 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-303)
Selected article titles: "Reveal Return of Five Japanese to Los Angeles Area" (p. 1), "Condemn Hood River's American Legion" (p. 1), "Resident Describes Treatment at Coast" (p. 1), "Justice Department to Head Tule Lake" (p. 1), "Justice Department Assails Hood River" (p. 1), "Sound Advice Given to Returning Nisei" (p. 1), "Negro Church Ready to ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. V No. 1 (January 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-198)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. V No. 1 (January 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-198)
Selected article titles: "Rebuke Three for Favoring Niseis' Return" (p. 1), "Wires President of Confidence in Myer" (p. 1), "Grew Makes Stand for Nisei in Speech" (p. 1), "Halt Relocation for Residents Until 10th" (p. 1), "Time Magazine Hits Newspaper in Article on Japanese Problem" (p. 1), "Ask Repatriates to Make Application" (p. 1), "Require Residents ...
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 9 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-376)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 9 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-376)
Selected article titles: "Details Given on Land Laws of Various States" (p. 1), "Portland Committee Holds Open House" (p. 1), "Several Hundred Nisei Now in Kansas City" (p. 3), "National War Labor Board Hires Nisei" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 82 (April 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-326)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 82 (April 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-326)
Selected article titles: "Demorest Explains Draft Card Rules" (p. 1), "Disclose Deadline on Use of WRA Storage Warehouses" (p. 1), "Japanese Children May Enter Idaho Schools Without Tuition Fees" (p. 2), "Require Union Cards for Produce Work in Los Angeles Area" (p. 2), "Former Sacramento Man Attacked in Chicago" (p. 3), "Spain Severs Relations With Japanese ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 37 (October 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-81)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 37 (October 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-81)
Selected article titles: "New Land Tract Cleared as Additional Farms Planned" (p. 1), "Scout Director Here" (p. 1), "Policewomen Needed" (p. 1), "Change System on Paper Distribution" (p. 1), "Crippled Children Listed for Clinic" (p. 1), "Student Jobs Open" (p. 1), "Primary Election Results for Work Corps Counted. Names for Fair Practice Group Up for General ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 35 (April 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-232)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 35 (April 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-232)
Selected article titles: "Ickes Impressed by Western Sentiment" (p. 1), "Test Cast Certified to Supreme Court" (p. 1), "West Coast Return Backed by Fortune" (p. 1), "Transfer Into Enlisted Reserve Corps Explained" (p. 1), "Tell How Hawaiians are Americanized" (p. 1), "Dies Flays WRA Act as 'Menace' to U.S." (p. 2), "Arrest Nine Kibei" (p ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 57 (July 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-149)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 57 (July 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-149)
Selected article titles: "Morale High at Shelby as Basic Training Intensified" (p. 1), "Project Director Explains Issuance of Travel Expense" (p. 1), "Merritt Discloses Release of WRA Segregation Plan; New Hearings for Niseis'" (p. 1), "Chicago Niseis in Street Brawl" (p. 1), "Procedure for Rehearing of Internees Given" (p. 2), "Clothing Allowance and Remainder of June ...
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