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. IV No. 3 (September 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-167)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 3 (September 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-167)
Selected article titles: "1850 Students Enroll for Fall Semester This Week" (p. 1), "DeWitt Relieved of West Command" (p. 1), "Queen Candidates Chosen by Blocks" (p. 1), "Receive New Books for Local Libraries" (p. 2), "Assimilation of Niseis Analyzed in WRA Report" (p. 3), "Local Population Dwindles to 8665" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 8 (January 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-98)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 8 (January 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-98)
Selected article titles: "Local Screen Has Comedy" (p. 1), "Urges Investigation of Centers on Coast" (p. 1), "Personnel Office Calls for Workers" (p. 1), "File Application for Beet Furlough Leave" (p. 1), "Art Exhibit Attracting Crowd" (p. 1), "File Your Tax Returns Early" (p. 1), "Relocation Jobs Offered" (p. 1), "Clothing Cash Method Explained" (p. 1 ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 28 (December 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-192)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 28 (December 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-192)
Selected article titles: "Open West Gate to Cemetery" (p. 1), "Report Burglary in Canteen 8 Monday" (p. 1), "Invite Residents to Practice Caroling" (p. 1), "Judgment in Not Calling Army Troops to Settle Tule Riot Justified -- D. Myer" (p. 1), "Riot Foundation for Retaliation Related" (p. 1), "President Roosevelt Bans Racial Discrimination in War Industry" (p ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 15 (October 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-179)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 15 (October 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-179)
Selected article titles: "Merritt Discusses Points Residents Must Consider" (p. 1), "Novelist Discusses Racial Problems" (p. 1), "Manufacturing Calls for Empty Bottles" (p. 1), "Alertness Prevents Fire Catastrophe" (p. 1), "Outside Purchase Procedure Given" (p. 2), "Relocators' Freedom Amazes Assessors" (p. 2), "Trap Coyotes on Topaz Center Farm" (p. 2), "Former Heart Mt. Resident Tells of ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 39 (November 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-287)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 39 (November 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-287)
Selected article titles: "Army Calls Twenty-One to Active Duty" (p. 1), "Will Disconnect Exposed Water Pipes to Prevent Freezing" (p. 1), "Third Group Departs for Seabrook Farms" (p. 1), "Ickes Denies Rumors on CVP Use for Nisei" (p. 2), "Red Cross Chapters Accept Messages for Prisoners of War" (p. 3), "Eight Nisei Sentenced on Draft Violation ...
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 1 (April 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-368)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 1 (April 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-368)
Selected article titles: "Daniel Chapman Arrives Next Week from East to Aid Resettlers" (p. 1), "Students Leaving With Parents on Relocation May Receive Credits" (p. 1), "Americans Do Note Like to Hear Foreign Languages" (p. 2), "Introduce New England Farming to Issei in New Booklet Published" (p. 2), "Gets 'Good Treatment' in Los Angeles City" (p ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 14 (February 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-105)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 14 (February 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-105)
Selected article titles: "Block Managers Hear Director" (p. 1), "Registration Questions and Their Answers" (p. 1), "Registration of Residents Nears Completion" (p. 1), "Shoe Ration to be Effected Here" (p. 1), "Eight Hundred Peru Japanese Interned" (p. 1), "WRA Opens Relocation and Field Stations. Action Announced After Series of Conferences Held in January" (p. 1), "Peace ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 15 (August 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-263)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 15 (August 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-263)
Selected article titles: "Proposal on Manzanar Will Receive 'Due Consideration'" (p. 1), "Regulations on Water Use Released by Merritt" (p. 1), "Release Facts on Nisei Battalion" (p. 1), "Jail Local Resident for Disturbing Peace" (p. 2), "First Major Fire at Rohwer Center" (p. 3), "Convict Three Nisei of Conspiracy Charge" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 10 (June 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-377)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 10 (June 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-377)
Selected article titles: "Cincinnati Pamphlets Available in Center" (p. 1), "'West Coast Incidents' Booklets Issued by WRA" (p. 1), "Farm Land for Lease in Los Angeles Area to Japanese Farmers" (p. 1), "Receive Pamphlets on Farm Opportunities" (p. 2), "Leading Negro Paper Seeks Japanese Worker" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 43 (May 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-135)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 43 (May 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-135)
Selected article titles: "Photo Studio Temporarily Closed Due to Lack of Photographer" (p. 1), "General DeWitt to be Given Post in Washington, D.C.?" (p. 1), "U.S. in Wartime Depicted by Employment Offers" (p. 1), "Resettlers Offered Accommodations on Special Bus" (p. 1), "Average Attendances Good, Declares Principal High" (p. 1), "Return of Japanese to ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 73 (March 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-317)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 73 (March 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-317)
Selected article titles: "Thirty Days or More on Short Term Liable to Automatic Leave" (p. 1), "President Resigns as Result of Race Prejudice at School" (p. 1), "Fresno Nisei Stays Despite Threats" (p. 1), "Housing Survey Made for Returnees" (p. 3), "Receive Job Offers in Los Angeles Area" (p. 3), "Two Hundred Nisei Federal Employees" (p ...
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 45 (June 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-242)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 45 (June 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-242)
Selected article titles: "Answers on Selective Service Issued by Washington, D.C." (p. 1), "Nine Held in Tule on Coercion Charge" (p. 1), "New Regulations Permit Vacation Leaves With Pay" (p. 1), "Tule Lake Sentry Cleared of Charges" (p. 1), "Pictures by Adams Prove Popular Here" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 70 (February 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-314)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 70 (February 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-314)
Selected article titles: "Three Nisei Families in Fresno Attacked" (p. 1), "Community Orchestra to Play at Concert" (p. 1), "Snow Blankets Manzanar" (p. 1), "Manzanar Girl Receives Diploma for Dieticians" (p. 2).
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 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 ...
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