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. 5 No. 8 (January 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-205)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 8 (January 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-205)
Selected article titles: " Managers Limit Social Expenses" (p. 1), " Army Withdraws from Tule Lake" (p. 1), " Draft is No Reason for Return" (p. 1), " Editorial: WAC's Unsegregated" (p. 2), " Co-op Delays Rebate Refund" (p. 3), " Cosmetology Course Opens" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 74 (March 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-318)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 74 (March 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-318)
Selected article titles: "Terminate Furloughs for Farm Employment" (p. 1), "War Relocation Authority Issues Grants to Hawaii" (p. 1), "Sixty-Five Per Cent Will Welcome Nisei" (p. 1), "Oakland Japanese Get Threats by Telephone" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 44 (October 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-4)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 44 (October 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-4)
Selected article titles: "Meet to Discuss Charter, Election. Commission to Meet Delegates" (p. 1), "Overage and Profit Not Same" (p. 1), "Daily Doings of Block Managers" (p. 1), "Nineteen Kitchens Paid to Date" (p. 1), "M.I.S. School" (p. 1), "YP Fellowship Plans Contest" (p. 1), "Co-op Renders Cashing Service. Opening of Shoe Shop Due" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 28 (September 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-276)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 28 (September 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-276)
Selected article titles: "Ogura Condemns German Leaders" (p. 1), "Hawaiian Trio Visits Here From Pinedale" (p. 1), "Advocate Return" (p. 1), "Soldier Abroad Hits Anti-Nisei Attitude" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 102 (June 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-347)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 102 (June 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-347)
Selected article titles: "Rules on Equipment Disposition Given" (p. 1), "New Ruling Give Temporary Aid to Family Resettlers" (p. 1), "Army Disbands ERC Status for Nisei" (p. 1), "Ten Cents Per Baggage Sufficient for Tips Says Former Manzanite" (p. 2), "Five Teachers Quit to Work on Outside" (p. 2), "Start 'United Hates of America', Says Peebles" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 90 (May 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-335)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 90 (May 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-335)
Selected article titles: "1400 Attend Memorial Services for Two Nisei Killed in Action" (p. 1), "Tenney Attacks CIO, PAC, CPA, Nisei, as 'Subversive Forces'" (p. 1), "Wives May Accompany Husbands on Furlough to Visit Centers" (p. 1), "Remind Aliens Carry Registration Books" (p. 1), "Ask Return of Borrowed Articles to Hospital" (p. 1), "Japanese Government Refuses …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 37 (May 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-234)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 37 (May 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-234)
Selected article titles: "Restriction Rule in Utah, Colorado Relaxed -- Heath" (p. 1), "Nisei Charged With Violating Alien Law" (p. 1), "Washington 'Convicted' of Rich Farming Possibilities in South" (p. 1), "Kuroki Welcomed at Heart Mountain" (p. 1), "Job Openings for Evacuees Plentiful in Chicago Area" (p. 1), "Evacuation Case Postponed Till Fall" (p. 1), "More …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 20 (September 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-56)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 20 (September 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-56)
Selected article titles: "Work Corps Election Slated. First Assembly Set for Monday Night" (p. 1), "Eight Carloads of Plasterboard Here" (p. 1), "Doctors Giving Medical Lectures" (p. 1), "Request for Clothing Made" (p. 1), "Evacuees of Tanforan Salt Lake Inducted" (p. 1), "Vocational and Art Program Planned" (p. 1), "Self-government" (p. 2), "Camp Survey" (p. 2), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 19 (March 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-216)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 19 (March 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-216)
Selected article titles: "Committee Drafts Resolutions for Washington Consideration" (p. 1), "Six on Probation for Law Violation" (p. 1), "Sentence Man on Assault Charge" (p. 1), "Manzanar Resolutions: Memorandum to Project Director Merritt" (p. 1), "Ickes Names Jerome as First to Close" (p. 1), "Conduct Hearings for Tule Internees" (p. 2), "Segregation Hits Recreation Staff" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 66 (February 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-310)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 66 (February 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-310)
Selected article titles: "Folk Dancing Society Holds Membership Drive" (p. 1), "Majority of Residents Cleared for Return to Evacuated Areas" (p. 1), "Nisei Trio Encounters Mistreatment in Idaho" (p. 1), "Plan War Prisoner Camp" (p. 2), "Interpretive Dances to be Given Friday" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 4 (July 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-381)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 4 (July 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-381)
Selected article titles: "Manzanar Surpasses Goal in Seventh War Loan Drive" (p. 1), "To Hold 'Penny Dance' Tonight in Auditorium" (p. 1), "New Clinic Schedule Revealed by Hospital" (p. 1), "'Youth Mixers' Rally Slated Tuesday Night at Mess Hall Sixteen" (p. 2), "New Ruling Made on Train Reservations" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 58 (January 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-302)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 58 (January 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-302)
Selected article titles: "Heath Spikes Rumors of San Jose Incidents" (p. 1), "Warn Residents on WRA Boundary Ruling" (p. 1), "Cooperation Sought on Garbage Can Use" (p. 1), "To Prosecute Persons Removing Road Signs" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 55 (December 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-299)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 55 (December 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-299)
Selected article titles: "Cozzens to Supervise Relocation Program to Pacific Coast Cities" (p. 1), "Answer Questions on New Army Policy" (p. 1), "Project Attorney Seeks Owners of Terminal Island Properties" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 61 (January 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-305)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 61 (January 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-305)
Selected article titles: "Dillon Meyer [Myer] Explains Necessary Procedures in Obtaining Grants" (p. 1), "Discuss Nisei Return to School Classroom" (p. 1), "On Exclusion Orders" (p. 1), "Anti-Nisei Feeling Hits Coast Stores" (p. 1), "15,000 War Jobs Seen for Nisei on Coast Return" (p. 1), "Discharged Veteran Found Dead at Gila" (p. 1), "Propose Stripping Citizenship …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 14 (August 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-365)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 14 (August 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-365)
Selected article titles: "State Will Not Ask Opening of Center Schools; Inyo Co. Not Obliged to Help. Manzanar School Property Goes to Inyokern Navy Base and Carson Indian Agency, as Schools Open Throughout the Nation" (p. 1), "Special Trains to Empty Poston Unit" (p. 1), "Washington Announces Plan to Clear Manzanar by Dec. 1" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 21 (March 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-111)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 21 (March 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-111)
Selected article titles: "Address Changes Cleared by Ennis. Change of Address Notices Needed on Resettlement" (p. 1), "Small Apartments for Young Couples a Reality Soon" (p. 1), "Transportation, Storage to be Provided by WRA. Warehouse at Convenient Points for Free Storage Being Arranged" (p. 1), "300 Volunteers at Minidoka for Combat Unit" (p. 1), "Clothing Allowance …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 16 (October 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-180)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 16 (October 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-180)
Selected article titles: "Dr. E. Stanley Jones Forsees Post-War Improvements of Minority Problems. Prominent Christian Leader Tells Opinion" (p. 1), "'Y' Plan to Help Assimilate Nisei" (p. 1), "Motor Truck Movements Require Special Permits" (p. 1), "Dispatch Tells Nisei Bravery" (p. 1), "'No Legal, Ethical Justification to Hold Japanese' D. Myer" (p. 1), "Noted Photographer Visits …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 57 (January 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-301)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 57 (January 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-301)
Selected article titles: "Project Attorney Will Give Aid in Proving Sumitomo Bank Claims" (p. 1), "Police Ask Residents to Hold Noisy Dogs" (p. 1), "JACL Opens Offices in San Francisco" (p. 1), "West Coast Job Offers Received" (p. 1), "Seventy Sent to Santa Fe Camp" (p. 2), "Residents Warned Against Burglaries" (p. 2), "'Pachuko Zootsuit Hit …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 56 (November 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-14)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 56 (November 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-14)
Selected article titles: "Carnival Site Selected" (p. 1), "Camouflage Problem Discussed by FPC" (p. 1), "Permits Needed for Private Work" (p. 1), "Beet Workers Get Clothing" (p. 1), "YMA to Honor Beet Toppers at Reception" (p. 1), "Free Press Reveals Fancy Figures..." (p. 1), "Ward's Postage Reduction Told" (p. 1), "Meats, Eggs and Butter Join Rationed …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 29 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-72)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 29 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-72)
Selected article titles: "Block 35 Tragedy. Suicide Pact Hinted as Police Seek Clew [Clue] in Notes Written by Husband" (p. 1), "Goods Stored in Federal Reserve Warehouses Due Soon" (p. 1), "Teachers Discuss Pressing Problems" (p. 1), "Constitution Plans Discussed at Meet" (p. 1), "Furlough Underway. Next Contingent Leaving Soon" (p. 1), "Close Canteen to Cut …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 46 (November 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-6)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 46 (November 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-6)
Selected article titles: "Seven Persons Tried by Court" (p. 1), "Barbers Rushed on Opening Day" (p. 1), "Coverley Called Back" (p. 1), "Co-op Congress Meets Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Coverley Explains Charter Provisos, Answers Criticisms on Issei Ban" (p. 1), "Nisei, Prisoner in Japan, Arrives" (p. 1), "Social Security Seeks Japanese" (p. 1), "California's Gubernatorial Election" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 43 (October 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-3)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 43 (October 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-3)
Selected article titles: "Cash for Clothing to Begin" (p. 1), "Watch Out Kids -- Cops Watch You" (p. 1), "Manzanar Charter Explained Saturday" (p. 1), "Welfare Section Adds to Staff" (p. 1), "Beauty Parlor and Barber Shop to Open this Week" (p. 1), "Co-op Finances Made Public" (p. 1), "New Gas Pump" (p. 2), "Tots Get …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 16 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-52)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 16 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-52)
Selected article titles: "Volunteers Sought for Farm Work. Furlough Jobs in Other States Open to Agricultural Workers" (p. 1), "WRA to Give Relief for Needy. Public Assistance Grants to be Handled by Local Community Services Division" (p. 1), "Harvesting of Pears From Orchards Begins" (p. 1), "Tulelake Rumors Proved Untrue" (p. 1), "Two Confess to Warehouse …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 104 (June 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-349)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 104 (June 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-349)
Selected article titles: "Residents of Block 13 Hold Farewell Picnic" (p. 2), "JACL Publishes Booklet on Nisei War Effort" (p. 2), "Hold Worship Services for Issei in Milwaukee" (p. 2), "Mackenzie Campaigns Against Japanese Return" (p. 2), "Emancipation League Formed by Japanese Who Seek Democracy" (p. 3), "California 'Hoodlums' Criticized by Sixteen" (p. 3), "Vandals Attempt …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 81 (March 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-325)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 81 (March 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-325)
Selected article titles: "Eight Families Sign Contracts for Agricultural Work in Utah" (p. 1), "Christian Church to Hold Easter Sunrise Services" (p. 1), "Lack of Patrons Close Library in Block 22-15" (p. 1), "Release Figures on Nisei Boys in the U.S. Armed Forces" (p. 1), "Regulations Limit Construction Work in WRA Centers" (p. 1), "Vandals Disturb …
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