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. III No. 1 (January 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-91)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 1 (January 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-91)
Selected article titles: "Distribution of Clothing Allowance of July Begun. Kitchens 1 to 3 First Paid; Others to Follow Soon" (p. 1), "Exhibit to Hold Furniture Sale" (p. 1), "Popularity Calls Repeat Performance of Xmas Program" (p. 1), "When Manzanar was Born..." (p. 1), "Customers Deluge Canteen to Buy Japanese Foods" (p. 1), "First People's Cooperative ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 42 (May 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-134)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 42 (May 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-134)
Selected article titles: "Governor Warren Signs Machinery Seizure Bill" (p. 1), "Shoe Repair Shop Asks Cooperation of Local Residents" (p. 1), "Causes of Prejudice Analysed by Dr. Martin" (p. 1), "Population of Camp Dwindles Down to 8,822" (p. 1), "Process to Obtain Ration Books Simple" (p. 1), "Internal Security Releases Results of Recent Election" (p. 1), ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 97 (May 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-342)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 97 (May 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-342)
Selected article titles: "Manzanar Schools to End on May 29" (p. 1), "Appointed Staff Barbecue to Honor School Teachers" (p. 1), "Mess Division Staff Totals 725 Workers" (p. 1), "Anti-Japanese Sign Erected in Orosi by Unidentified Persons" (p. 2), "Coastal Return by 12,000 Estimated" (p. 2), "Committee Aids Nisei in Seattle" (p. 2), "Bainbridge Review Hits ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 49 (June 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-141)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 49 (June 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-141)
Selected article titles: "Calls Received for Boys, Girls Stranded in Iowa" (p. 1), "Free Press Staff Visits Social Living Classes" (p. 1), "Evacuation Program and Problems Told in Common Ground" (p. 1), "Apiary Project Now Seeking Wild Bees" (p. 1), "Illinois Favored for Relocation" (p. 1), "Menu This Year to Depend Upon Farm Products" (p. 1), ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 26 (March 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-117)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 26 (March 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-117)
Selected article titles: "Leave Clearance Work Speeded Up. Indefinite Leave May be Issued by Project Director in Center" (p. 1), "Co-op Proposes Activities at Level Expense" (p. 1), "Approval Given on Chicken, Hog Farm Projects" (p. 1), "Baby Food Arrives From Tulelake" (p. 1), "More Job Offers from Large Cities" (p. 5).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 12 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-379)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 12 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-379)
Selected article titles: "Akagi Operates Six Boarding Houses in WLA" (p. 1), "Expect 8000 to Attend Exhibit of Paintings by Nisei and Issei" (p. 1), "Release New Ruling on Baggage Pick-ups" (p. 1), "Are You Worried About Housing?" (p. 4), "Nisei Girl Wins Fashion Contest for Watermelon Wool Dress" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 5 (April 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-395)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 5 (April 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-395)
Selected article titles: "Gen DeWitt Visits Camp" (p. 1), "Safeguard Camp Health" (p. 2), "Local Men Participate in Nation-Wide Registration" (p. 2), "Service Centers Staying up Nights for New Arrivals" (p. 2), "Special Tables for Mothers and Children" (p. 3), "Women in Minority, Says Census" (p. 6), "Make Sure Before Calling for Doctor is Counsel Given" ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 48 (December 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-296)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 48 (December 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-296)
Selected article titles: "Relocated Students 'Very Successful' Lauds Student Relocation Director" (p. 1), "Myer Warns People of Yule Season Fire" (p. 1), "Defeats Land Bill" (p. 1), "Outlaw Use of High Frequency Machines" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Japanese Section (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-90)
doc Manzanar Free Press Japanese Section (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-90)
Selected article titles: "Meeting to Nominate Block Leader Candidates" (p. 1), "Ban on Japanese Literature Placed at Santa Anita" (p. 1), "Manzanar Free Press to Appear Printed" (p. 2), "Grand Farewell Party Given for New Hospital Staff" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 68 (August 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-160)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 68 (August 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-160)
Selected article titles: "New Eight-Hour Day Rule Will be Enforced -- Merritt" (p. 1), "Errors in Pamphlet on Segregation Told" (p. 1), "Local Watermelons Due at Mess Halls" (p. 1), "Temporary Change in Hospital Staff as Little Rests" (p. 1), "Completion of All Hearings Expected" (p. 1), "Nisei Acceptable in Women's Army Corps" (p. 1), "16 ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 3 (January 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-201)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 3 (January 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-201)
Selected article titles: "Hits 'Exaggeration' of Project Employment Situation. Miller Asks Unemployed to Register for Work" (p. 1), "Board Recognizes Importance of Restoring Evacuees to State" (p. 1), "To Reopen Japanese Lettering Class" (p. 1), "Vocational Courses Available to Nisei" (p. 1), "Granada Relocates Inducted Into WACs" (p. 1), "Ex-Tuleans Operate Chicago Chick Farm" (p. 2), ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 93 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-338)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 93 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-338)
Selected article titles: "Treasury Department Unblocks Accounts of Cleared Evacuees" (p. 1), "Eighty Manzanar Youths Serve in United States Armed Forces" (p. 1), "ACLU Attorney Hits Orders of Military" (p. 1), "Japanese Returnees Treated 'Kindly' in Los Angeles Area" (p. 1), "Germany Surrenders to Allies Unconditionally in All Fronts" (p. 1), "Relatives of War Heroes Warned ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 11 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-47)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 11 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-47)
Selected article titles: "Fourteen Blocks to Open Polls. Residents in Old and Leaderless Blocks to Nominate Candidates" (p. 1), "Sho Onodera Elected Chairman of Co-op Congress at Meeting" (p. 1), "Two Sentenced for Assault Charges" (p. 1), "Buddhists Plan for 'Obon' Festival" (p. 1), "The Myopic Japanese" (p. 2), "Fresh Pastries, Bread for Center" (p. 3), ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 6 (July 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-255)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 6 (July 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-255)
Selected article titles: "Merrill's Marauders Backs Nisei Soldiers Fighting in Burma Front" (p. 1), "Property Owned by Aliens Escapes Tax" (p. 1), "Twenty-Six Aliens Removed From Tule" (p. 1), "Tule Lake Nisei Fail to Go for Physicals" (p. 1), "Deny Sabotage Acts by Canadian Nisei" (p. 1), "Workers Accidentally Wounded by Farmer" (p. 1), "'Think of ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 105 (June 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-350)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 105 (June 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-350)
Selected article titles: "Center Children Barred from County Schools" (p. 1), "Reservations Needed for Oakland Hostel" (p. 1), "Myer Orders Gila, Poston to Evacuate by October" (p. 1), "Mid-August Population 2202" (p. 2), "7000 Persons on Army Free List at Tule" (p. 3), "Jobs for Evacuees Opened in Cannery" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 52 (June 28, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-249)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 52 (June 28, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-249)
Selected article titles: "Sentence 63 Nisei to Three Year Terms in Wyoming's Mass Trial" (p. 1), "To Complete Jerome Movement by July 1" (p. 1), "Discuss Use of Center for Veteran's Home" (p. 1), "Judge by Merit" (p. 2), "Release Quota of Fifth War Loan for Center" (p. 2), "Chicago Areas Jobs Plentiful -- Krueger" (p. ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 2 (September 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-166)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 2 (September 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-166)
Selected article titles: "Instructions on Segregation Released Here" (p. 1), "Special Meeting of Congress Monday" (p. 1), "Membership Administration Needed!" (p. 2), "Alaska Niseis Join Shelby Team" (p. 2), "Urges Family Basis Resettlement" (p. 3), "Second Caucasian Baby Born Here" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 36 (May 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-128)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 36 (May 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-128)
Selected article titles: Advisory Board Election Reaches Half-Way MarkSelected article titles: "Speech by Ralph Merritt Climaxes Parade of Band" (p. 1), "Project Director Clarifies Return of Resettlers" (p. 1), "Farm Labor Wages Differ Throughout the Country" (p. 1), "Pre-School P-TA to Hold First Aid and Health Program" (p. 1), "Housing Dept. Obtains Rice Straw for Mattresses" ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 35 (May 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-127)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 35 (May 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-127)
Selected article titles: "J. Edgar Hoover Says No Espionage" (p. 1), "Eastern Defense Command Opens New England Areas to Evacuees. Procedure to Acquire Positions Exactly Opposite to Chicago" (p. 1), "Fire Truck Mishap Results in Injuries to Six Firemen" (p. 1), "Public Opinion Kind in Chicago" (p. 1), "Average of Fifty Residents Leave Center Weekly" (p. ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 31 (October 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-75)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 31 (October 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-75)
Selected article titles: "Beet Recruiting Nears Finish. Utah Farms Closed to Manzanar Labor" (p. 1), "Temporary Shop Finished by Crew" (p. 1), "Get Acquainted YWMA Tea Held" (p. 1), "Rumor Rears Its Head" (p. 1), "Cotton Workers in Difficult Beginning" (p. 1), "Murder-Suicide Case Finished" (p. 1), "Manzanar Constitution in Draft; Will be Presented to Public" ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 17 (August 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-53)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 17 (August 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-53)
Selected article titles: "Expect 1000 for Furlough. Farm Jobs May Start in October" (p. 1), "Seamen Called to Special Meeting" (p. 1), "To Notify Workers Through Press" (p. 1), "Barber Shop Opens Next Week" (p. 1), "Harvest Time for Victory Garden" (p. 1), "Local School System Faces Difficulties" (p. 1), "Student Nurses May Complete Training" (p. ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 7 (January 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-97)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 7 (January 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-97)
Selected article titles: "Woodworking Plant Started" (p. 1), "And the Rains Came" (p. 1), "WRA Field Office in Chicago Opens" (p. 1), "Nisei Soldiers Alarm Farmer" (p. 1), "Form Peace Group, Officials Named" (p. 1), "Peace and Order to be Maintained" (p. 1), "Plasterboard, Lumber Arrive" (p. 1), "Need Permit to Build Fires" (p. 1), "Traffic ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 25 (December 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-189)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 25 (December 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-189)
Selected article titles: "'Like Father to Us' Says Anzai of Director" (p. 1), "Taste in Water Not Chlorine -- W. Racely" (p. 1), "Merritt, Adams to Speak at Discussion" (p. 1), "Collect $699.85 in War Fund Campaign" (p. 1), "Martial Law in Hawaii Eased" (p. 1), "Give Procedure for Manzanar Visitors" (p. 2), "Eastern Relocation Officer ...
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 19 (August 22, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-387)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 19 (August 22, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-387)
Selected article titles: "Job Opportunities Told by Representative from Connecticut" (p. 1), "YWCA to Establish Registry for List of Housing, Jobs" (p. 1), "Swimming Star Returns to Hawaii as Teacher of Physical Education " (p. 3), "Los Angeles Living Conditions Improved" (p. 4).
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