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. 46 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-294)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 46 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-294)
Selected article titles: "Adult Education to Start New Classes" (p. 1), "Reveals Total Nisei Casualties" (p. 1), "Warns Residents on Overheating Stoves" (p. 1), "President Roosevelt Closes Door to West Coast Area" (p. 1), "WRA Reports Wider Evacuee Distribution" (p. 1), "Charge WRA Uses 'Brazen Propaganda'" (p. 2), "Nisei Found Guilty of Draft Violation" (p. 3), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 39 (May 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-131)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 39 (May 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-131)
Selected article titles: "Cellar Hazards!" (p. 1), "'Tofu' Lovers!" (p. 1), "'Resettling is an Asset' States Rhoads in Speech" (p. 1), "The Salvation Army to Assist Evacuees" (p. 1), "Boy Scout Headquarters Opens Under New Leader" (p. 1), "Student Relocation Claims 34 Persons" (p. 1), "Soldier Boys Entertain Nisei Girls at Shelby" (p. 1), "Nisei is …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 38 (November 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-286)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 38 (November 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-286)
Selected article titles: "Farewell Party Held in Honor of Adams" (p. 1), "Budget Limitations Hit Minidoka Gym" (p. 1), "Canada Loan Drive Exceeds Last Quota" (p. 1), "Tell of Nisei Women in War Effort" (p. 1), "Teletype Reveals Limited Housing at Seabrook" (p. 1), "Lift Martial Law" (p. 1), "Japanese American Captures Germans" (p. 2), "Korematsu-Endo …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 25 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-116)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 25 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-116)
Selected article titles: "Malicious Rumor of Bonus Money Curbed by Heath. Money Granted for Relocation" (p. 1), "Invite Caucasians to Red Cross Show" (p. 1), "Construction of Faculty Living Quarters Started" (p. 1), "Evacuee Property Office Established" (p. 1), "Oldest Nisei, Gunner in Spanish-American War" (p. 2), "School Papers Make Debut With Mimeographed Editions" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 44 (November 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-292)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 44 (November 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-292)
Selected article titles: "Telegram Discloses Manzanar Volunteer Wounded in France" (p. 1), "Observe Armistice" (p. 1), "Return of Evacuees Alarms Congressman" (p. 1), "Facts About Evacuee Property" (p. 1), "Catholic Group Plan Christmas Program" (p. 3), "Jerome to House Prisoners of War" (p. 4), "Anti Alien Land Bill Defeated in Colorado" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 50 (June 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-247)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 50 (June 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-247)
Selected article titles: "Bolster Funds to Study Japanese Problems" (p. 1), "Postwar Relocation Center Plans Told" (p. 1), "Regulations Still in Effect on Contrabands" (p. 1), "Raise Age of Youths on Leave Clearance Filing" (p. 2), "Poston Water Situation Reported as Serious" (p. 2), "Military Situation to Decide Return to Coast" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 27 (December 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-191)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 27 (December 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-191)
Selected article titles: "'White Christmas' in Manzanar? First Snow Here Since Evacuation" (p. 1), "Adams Tells Assembly of Local Clearance Hearings" (p. 1), "'War Front Exciting' Says Nisei" (p. 1), "Name Four From Community to Complete Advisory Committee" (p. 1), "Eberharter Defends Constitution Rights" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 7 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-374)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 7 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-374)
Selected article titles: "Encourage Resettlers to Notify of Leaves" (p. 1), "Undeveloped Land in Mojave Desert Area Offered to Families" (p. 1), "300 Missourians Attend Social" (p. 1), "New York WRA Office Distributes Pamphlet for Issei Businessmen" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 69 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-313)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 69 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-313)
Selected article titles: "Incomplete Results of Polio Drive Revealed by Hutchison" (p. 1), "Claim Japanese Plan to Under-Cut State Price on Vegetables" (p. 1), "Must Register for Employment to Work Under WRA" (p. 1), "Two Fined on Beating Charges" (p. 1), "All Centers to Close January 1946 Myer Tells Rohwer" (p. 1), "Resigns in Protest to …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 83 (April 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-327)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 83 (April 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-327)
Selected article titles: "Eliminate Advance Approval as Two Visits to Centers Allowed" (p. 1), "Gila Resident Commits Suicide" (p. 1), "Survey Reveals Opinion of Nisei on West Coast" (p. 1), "Ask Sling Shot Ban Within Center Area" (p. 1), "Canadian Japanese Required to Fill Questionnaire Forms" (p. 1), "Begin Rationing of Babies' Shoes" (p. 1), "Police …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 4 (July 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-253)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 4 (July 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-253)
Selected article titles: "Leave Regulations Diversified by WRA" (p. 1), "11 Draft Evaders Sentenced to Prison" (p. 1), "Sentry Acquitted by Court-Martial" (p. 1), "Delegate Tells of Record of Nisei" (p. 1), "Status Uncertain as Draftees Go to Fort Douglas" (p. 1), "Appeal Filed for Nisei Draft Cases" (p. 1), "Postponed Induction of Manzanar Group" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 7 (January 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-204)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 7 (January 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-204)
Selected article titles: " Former Bishop of Tokyo Will Aid Relocation" (p. 1), " Rep. Clair J. Engle Reports on Tule Japanese Problem Hearing" (p. 1), " Complete Wiring of Camp's Fire Phones" (p. 1), " Relocation Officer Spikes Seasonal Leave Rumors" (p. 1), " Army to Draft Japanese Americans" (p. 1), " Ask Fair Treatment …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 35 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-35)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 35 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-35)
Selected article titles: "Movie to be Presented Here" (p. 1), "Winning Crews Receive Melons" (p. 1), "Soap to be Issued" (p. 1), "Jail A La Manzanar" (p. 1), "Urge Eligible Workers to Call for Pay" (p. 1), "Last Rites for S. Onodera Set" (p. 3), "First Aid Classes Suspended" (p. 3), "Bair's Creek Open for Picnickers" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 5 (July 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-254)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 5 (July 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-254)
Selected article titles: "Co-op Board Resigns as Others Threatened" (p. 1), "Wants to Explain His Reasons to Japanese" (p. 1), "Induction Notices for Center Youths Arrive" (p. 1), "Heath Writes Project of Farm Opportunities" (p. 3), "Hotels Aiding Loyal Japanese to Resettle" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 33 (October 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-281)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 33 (October 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-281)
Selected article titles: "Rev. Nicholson Writes of Opportunities at Seabrook Farms" (p. 1), "Community Activities Plans Series of Five Programs in Auditorium" (p. 2), "Chicago Sun Columnist Defends Nisei Soldiers" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 21 (September 5, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-390)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 21 (September 5, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-390)
Selected article titles: "Farm Housing Available in Pahrump, Nevada" (p. 1), "1400 Acres in Niland Offered for Cash Lease" (p. 1), "Housing for One Family Offered on 60 Acres of Farm Land at Santa Fe" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 94 (May 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-339)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 94 (May 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-339)
Selected article titles: "CACA Gift Shop Robbed During Recent Blackout" (p. 1), "Negroes Win Case on Buddhist Church Use" (p. 1), "Seattle Council of Churches Opens New Hostel" (p. 2), "Wapato Area Driver Carries Anti-Nisei Windshield Sticker" (p. 2), "Hits Discrimination Against Minorities" (p. 2), "Over 50 Roofs Damaged by Manzanar Duststorm" (p. 2), "Belmont Club …
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. I No. 2 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-332)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. I No. 2 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-332)
Selected article titles: "Departures (April 11 to April 17)" (p. 1), "Booklet Tells Need of Retail Shops in Midwest" (p. 1), "Job Opportunities Open to Issei in East" (p. 1), "Apartment Hostel in New York Facilitates Family Resettlement" (p. 1), "Issei Future Believed in New Orleans Area" (p. 2), "Want Evacuee Families to Operate Farm for …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 17 (February 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-214)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 17 (February 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-214)
Selected article titles: "Unavoidable Delay Upsets Train Movements for Local Segregees" (p. 1), "Ask Legion to Make Loyalty Distinction" (p. 1), "To Temporarily Halt All Seasonal Leaves" (p. 1), "Worst Snow Storm in Manzanar History Causes Inconveniences" (p. 1), "Nisei Warned" (p. 1), "Canadian Evacuees to Test Sale of Properties in Court" (p. 1), "Suicide Mission …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 39 (October 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-83)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 39 (October 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-83)
Selected article titles: "Discuss Farm Plans. All-Out Production to be Formulated by Officials" (p. 1), "City Insulation Nears Completion" (p. 1), "Save Ideas for Free Press P-Coat Contest" (p. 1), "Voters Registering. Registered to Vote in Charter Ratification and Election" (p. 1), "Death Beckons Issei Pioneer" (p. 1), "Tayama Calls Meeting Tonight" (p. 3), "Purpose of …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 27 (April 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-224)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 27 (April 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-224)
Selected article titles: "Discrimination Said Not Reason for Segregated Teams" (p. 1), "Block 16 to Vacate for Use by Community Center and Schools" (p. 1), "Supreme Court Set for Korematsu Case" (p. 1), "Residents Urged to Collect Old Papers" (p. 1), "Resident Here Discovers Monster at Local Creek" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 3 (July 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-251)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 3 (July 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-251)
Selected article titles: "To Inoculate All Dogs in Center" (p. 1), "List Leisure Time Activities for Adults" (p. 2), "Request Evacuees to Submit Qualifications" (p. 2), "Alien Evacuee Opens Dental Office in Mid-West City" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 72 (September 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-164)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 72 (September 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-164)
Selected article titles: "System Altered for Departure" (p. 1), "Personal Property of Segregees Explained" (p. 1), "Congress Elects New Directors" (p. 1), "Visual Education Directors Meet" (p. 1), "Editorial: Harvesting Public Opinion" (p. 2), "New England Area Favorable" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 26 Supplement (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-26)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 26 Supplement (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-26)
Selected article titles: "WRA to Conduct Census. Legal Record of Resident to be Compiled Through Interviews" (p. 1), "Picnics in Offing" (p. 1), "Over Half of Employable Persons on Projects" (p. 1).
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