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 Vol. 6 No. 27 (September 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-275)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 27 (September 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-275)
Selected article titles: "Ralph Merritt Attends Denver Conference" (p. 1), "Industrial Division to Cease Operations September 30" (p. 1), "Messages From Japan Awaiting Recipients" (p. 1), "Houser Predicts Return of Nisei to West Coast" (p. 2), "Three Youths Caught Outside of Boundary" (p. 2), "Local Resident Returns to Los Angeles Home" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 5 (July 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-357)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 5 (July 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-357)
Selected article titles: "Qualified Drivers May Get Licenses" (p. 1), "Hospital to Release Filed X-Ray Films for Data Purposes" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Orders Cut of Manzanar Automobiles" (p. 1), "Issue Ration Books at WRA Centers" (p. 1), "Myer Announces Relocation Going as Scheduled" (p. 3), "35-15 Torn Down for Crating Use" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 72 (February 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-316)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 72 (February 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-316)
Selected article titles: "To Liquidate Yokohama Bank of Los Angeles" (p. 1), "March 15 Deadline for Filing 1944 Income Tax" (p. 1), "To Begin Flower, Doll Exhibits on Saturday" (p. 1), "Warn Aliens to Notify on Change of Address" (p. 2), "Offer to Sell Barracks" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 13 (October 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-177)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 13 (October 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-177)
Selected article titles: "Close School Roads During School Hours" (p. 1), "2000 Baby Chicks Arrive From Sears" (p. 1), "Identify Nisei Unit as 100th Battalion" (p. 1), "Mechanic Course Under Discussion" (p. 1), "Magazines Publish Friendly Articles" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 22 Supplement (March 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-113)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 22 Supplement (March 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-113)
Selected article titles: "400 Fight Fire. Flames Spread Over Wide Area" (p. 1), "Residents May See Japanese Picture" (p. 1), "Pioneers Plan Big Program" (p. 1), "Shady Campus Student's Dream" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 18 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-17)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 18 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-17)
Selected article titles: "Defendants Get $25 Fine" (p. 1), "Publisher Sends Air Conditioner" (p. 1), "Ours is 'Moral Battle' Says Vet" (p. 1), "We'll be Shipping Furniture Soon" (p. 1), "School Site Selected, Nisei Eligible to Teach" (p. 1), "Postal Savings" (p. 1), "Drama Program This Saturday" (p. 1), "Police Caution" (p. 2), "How to Detect ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 19 (June 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-18)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 19 (June 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-18)
Selected article titles: "Stored Goods to be Shipped" (p. 1), "Legal Consultant Offers Advice" (p. 1), "Raise Wages. WRA Pay Scale Announced Here" (p. 1), "Paychecks Due" (p. 1), "Love Locked Out" (p. 1), "What to Do With Profits? Store Manager Seeks Suggestions" (p. 2), "Books Sought to Build Library" (p. 2), "Center Farm to Produce ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 87 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-331)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 87 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-331)
Selected article titles: "Search State for Mail Truck Robbers; Postoffice Makes Check" (p. 1), "Forty-nine Leave on Relocation on Terminal Departure" (p. 1), "Evacuee Property Tell increase in Relocation Program" (p. 1), "Twelve Leave Next Week for Pre-induction Physical Exams" (p. 1), "Project Director Quoted by Times on Coast Return" (p. 2), "Condemn Attack on Nisei ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 66 (August 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-158)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 66 (August 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-158)
Selected article titles: "Description of Tulelake Given to Segregees" (p. 1), "Violator of Curfew Ruling Released" (p. 1), "Chickens to Arrive After Week Delay" (p. 1), "Evacuees Favored by Idaho Farmers" (p. 1), "Stray Cats; Dogs Menace to Health" (p. 1), "Plan to Control Consumption of Water Pending" (p. 1), "Health in Tulelake" (p. 1), "Chicago ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 32 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-32)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 32 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-32)
Selected article titles: "Manzanar Celebrates Fourth. Two-Day Fete Includes Picnics" (p. 1), "Meal Hours Changed" (p. 1), "Studio to Open" (p. 1), "Report Diarrhea Cases to Doctors" (p. 3), "Pertussis Shots" (p. 3), "On the Farming Front: Harvest Time Near for Local Farms" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 34 (October 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-282)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 34 (October 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-282)
Selected article titles: "Seabrook Bound Bus to Leave Tuesday, Heath Reports" (p. 1), "Pacific Citizens Face Newsprint Slash" (p. 1), "President Praises Nisei Combat Team" (p. 1), "War to End in 1952 Predicts Murakami" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 2 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-354)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 2 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-354)
Selected article titles: "Original Marauder Visits Los Angeles" (p. 1), "Lack of Teachers Closes Classes" (p. 1), "Shots Fired at San Jose Home of WRA Official" (p. 3), "Taxpayers May Support Evacuees" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 14 (May 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-403)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 14 (May 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-403)
Selected article titles: "Work Corps to Aid U.S." (p. 1), "Danger! Beware of Petting" (p. 2), "Fire Alarm System" (p. 2), "Manzanar's Farm" (p. 2), "Inoculations" (p. 2), "Cemetery Site Selected Here" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 33 (April 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-125)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 33 (April 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-125)
Selected article titles: "Pox is Increasing" (p. 1), "Progress Made on Resettlement Claims WRA Director. Myer Expresses Fervent Hopes for Residents' Future Lives" (p. 1), "National Week for Boys and Girls Starts Today. Fourfold Purpose to Develop Potentialities of Youngsters" (p. 1), "Maritime Union Offers Work to Nisei Seamen" (p. 1), "Evacuees May Start Enterprise to ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 13 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-49)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 13 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-49)
Selected article titles: "Stored Furniture to be Shipped Here" (p. 1), "July Payments Begin. Camouflage Workers First to be Paid" (p. 1), "Plant Nursery Opens Doors to Public Soon" (p. 1), "Teacher Training Class Slated Here" (p. 1), "More Arrivals Swell Center" (p. 1), "Schools to Begin Despite Difficulty" (p. 1), "Co-op Board Nominated. Issei, Nisei ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 98 (May 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-343)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 98 (May 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-343)
Selected article titles: "Majority of CIO Men Sign Pledge Cards" (p. 1), "Manzanar Teachers Seek New Jobs as Schools End" (p. 1), "Center Buddhists Hold Memorial Day Service" (p. 1), "Hollywood Film Studio Seeks Japanese Actors" (p. 1), "Ex-Tulean Kills Self in New York" (p. 2), "Manhattan Reader Hints to Race Discriminators" (p. 2), "Exhibit Paintings ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 33 (July 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-33)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 33 (July 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-33)
Selected article titles: "Housing Improvements to Go Full Speed Ahead" (p. 1), "Lost and Found at Town Hall" (p. 1), "Legal Records Dept. in New Location" (p. 1), "Reunion of Immediate Members Only, Latest Official Regulation" (p. 1), "Watermelon for Net Workers on Hot Days" (p. 1), "Evacuees to be Moved Directly to Relocation Centers" (p. ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 45 (June 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-137)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 45 (June 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-137)
Selected article titles: "28 Residents Depart for Texas Internment Camp" (p. 1), "Packages Inspected for Contraband" (p. 1), "Employment Division Tells Labor Shortage" (p. 1), "Windstorm Damages Several Apartments" (p. 1), "Student Relocation Director to Arrive" (p. 1), "Job Priority for Rejected Volunteers" (p. 2), "7600 Clearances Granted Evacuees from 10 Centers" (p. 3), "'Tofu' Manufacture ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 38 (May 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-235)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 38 (May 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-235)
Selected article titles: "Heath Clarifies Relocation Grant" (p. 1), "Visitor Impressed by 'Beautiful Setting'" (p. 1), "80 Minidokans Depart for Segregation Camp" (p. 1), "To Open Leupp in Near Future" (p. 2), "Coast Guard Branch Opens to Colored Men" (p. 2), "File Three Test Cases in Alien Land Law" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 36 (October 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-80)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 36 (October 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-80)
Selected article titles: "School Principal Killed in Crash. Marshall Miller, Elementary School Head, Dies in Plane Crash at Bishop Airport" (p. 1), "Part-time Jobs Open" (p. 1), "Crippled-Children Clinic to Open" (p. 1), "Postal Inspection Begun" (p. 1), "'Our New World'" (p. 2), "Businessmen Form New Organization" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 7 (July 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-256)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 7 (July 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-256)
Selected article titles: "Spanish Consul Visits" (p. 1), "Explain Reason for Delay in Induction" (p. 2), "Kaltenborn Donates Sum to Provide Scholarship for Nisei at Academy" (p. 2), "Tule Appeals Board Give Hearings on Leave Clearance" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 21 (September 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-269)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 21 (September 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-269)
Selected article titles: "Merritt Issues Ruling on Automobile Use" (p. 1), "UCLA Plans Postwar Education Program" (p. 1), "Articles Confiscated by Army May be Released" (p. 1), "Okay Japanese V-Mail" (p. 1), "Test of Patriotism" (p. 2).
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