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. 32 (April 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-229)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 32 (April 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-229)
Selected article titles: "Delayed Draft List Arrives" (p. 1), "Ickes Hits Coast Attitude" (p. 1), "Relocation Officials to Meet in Chicago" (p. 1), "Dies Investigates Japanese Finances" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 30 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-30)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 30 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-30)
Selected article titles: "New Record Set by Five Men Crew at Net Project" (p. 1), "Manzanar Youth Answers Fifth Registration Call" (p. 1), "Future Wages to be in Cash or Checks" (p. 1), "Regular Confabs Between Officials and Residents" (p. 1), "Workers May File WCCA Wage Claims" (p. 1), "WRA Photographers Visit Center" (p. 2), "Guayule …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 48 (June 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-140)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 48 (June 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-140)
Selected article titles: "Cancellation of NYA Program for Niseis Explained" (p. 1), "1943 Farm Production for Center Outlined by Washington WRA Office" (p. 1), "Packages Under Army Inspection" (p. 1), "Nisei-Owned Hostel Opens in Chicago" (p. 1), "Rise in Patients Reported by Clinic" (p. 1), "Labor Needed in Self Sustaining Farm Program, Says McConnell" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 5 (September 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-169)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 5 (September 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-169)
Selected article titles: "Robert L. Brown Returns From Tulelake Project" (p. 1), "Farm Division Gives Away Food Products" (p. 1), "Gripsholm Sails With 1400 Aboard" (p. 1), "Manufacturing Tells Industrial Progress" (p. 1), "Approximately 291 Outsiders Counted" (p. 1), "Attempted Suicide by Man Disclosed" (p. 1), "Weekly Accommodations for Five Local Residents in Chicago Told" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 25 (March 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-222)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 25 (March 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-222)
Selected article titles: "Merritt Emphasizes Cooperation on Local Relocation Program" (p. 1), "Reinstitute Draft for Hawaiian Niseis" (p. 1), "Eligibles Heard by Special Tule Board" (p. 1), "Indict Three Tuleans on Radio Violation" (p. 1), "Raise Postal Rates; Fees to be Effective Here March 26" (p. 2), "Niseis Find New Haven at Hostel in Minneapolis" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. V No. 2 (January 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-199)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. V No. 2 (January 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-199)
Selected article titles: "Auditorium Construction to Commence This Month" (p. 1), "Church Members Help Make Jackets" (p. 1), "Praise Japanese Americans at Rally" (p. 1), "Offer New Classes to Issei Residents" (p. 1), "'Nisei Assimilated?' Discussion Topic" (p. 1), "Give Date on Yule Gifts Received Here" (p. 2), "Work Opportunities Plentiful in Omaha" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 17 (November 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-181)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 17 (November 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-181)
Selected article titles: "Propose Boost in Local Postage Charges" (p. 1), "Views on Japanese Minority Problems in Legion Magazine" (p. 1), "2000 in Tulelake Under Surveillance in Form Sit-down" (p. 1), "Deny Nisei Entrance Into Public School" (p. 2), "Gives Set-up at Tulelake Project" (p. 2), "Attempt Eviction of Nisei Couple" (p. 3), "Remind Residents of …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 9 (May 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-398)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 9 (May 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-398)
Selected article titles: "Fair Labor Laws Enforced Here" (p. 1), "Evacuation Nears Half-Way Mark" (p. 1), "One-Third of Camp Now Employed" (p. 1), "Comedies and Dances to Feature First Manzanar Extravaganza" (p. 3), "Typhoid and Small Pox: Immunization Nearly Completed" (p. 4), "Faucet Uses are Defined" (p. 4), "Mr. Scorpion: Stay Away From My Door" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 28 (April 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-119)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 28 (April 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-119)
Selected article titles: "Household Supplies for Procurement Outlined by WRA" (p. 1), "Jobs Plentiful With Reception Excellent" (p. 1), "Registration Required for 17 Year Olds" (p. 1), "Schools Plan to Reorganize Each Fall Term. Reorganization to Begin at First Half of Grade Work" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 13 (May 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-402)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 13 (May 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-402)
Selected article titles: "W.R.A. Takes Over Center. Roy Nash Succeeds Clayton Triggs as Manager Here" (p. 1), "Elect Your LeadersDaisies Bloom, Radishes Sprout" (p. 2), "Americanization" (p. 3), "Clothing Distributed" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 92 (May 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-337)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 92 (May 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-337)
Selected article titles: "Two More Mess Halls Close as Population Decreases" (p. 1), "Final Civil Service Exams to be Given" (p. 1), "Persons Found Outside Center Boundary to be Denied Readmittance" (p. 1), "Washington Discloses Civilian Sugar Supply Cut Beginning May 1" (p. 1), "Merritt Warns on Water Supply for Garden Use" (p. 1), "Vandals Damage …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 99 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-344)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 99 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-344)
Selected article titles: "Need 300 Workers at Seabrook Farms" (p. 1), "Jury Finds Rancher Guilty of Charges" (p. 1), "First Nisei Released from Army Under New Points System" (p. 1), "Freeze on Travel Denied by D. Myer" (p. 1), "New York Offers Jobs in Kitchens to Nisei, Issei" (p. 1), "Actor Orson Wells Comments on Nisei …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 9 (August 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-360)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 9 (August 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-360)
Selected article titles: "Minneapolis Woman Fires at Nisei Home" (p. 1), "Fiscal Department Asks for Resettlers' Names" (p. 1), "Hospital Reveals New Dental Clinic Ruling" (p. 2), "Veterans Clean Cemetery" (p. 2), "Two Center Papers Suspend Publication" (p. 3), "WRA Provides Cars to Independence to Obtain Licenses" (p. 3), "Japanese Still Banned from Coast Waterfronts" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 4 (April 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-394)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 4 (April 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-394)
Selected article titles: "3000 Expected Here. New Arrivals to Come Sunday, Monday, Tuesday" (p. 1), "R-Day for Manzanar. Registration of Men, 45-65, Saturday" (p. 1), "Work Order Needed for Jobs. New Order Issued from Employment Dept." (p. 2), "Shoyu, Rice Arrive" (p. 2), "Post Office Has New, Fast System" (p. 3), "All Men Between the Ages …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 6 (April 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-396)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 6 (April 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-396)
Selected article titles: "Population Jumps to 7181. New Arrivals Counted at 3872" (p. 1), "New Hospital Plan is Rushed" (p. 3), "Telephones to Come to Manzanar" (p. 3), "Typhoid Shots Will be Given" (p. 3), "Report All Sickness" (p. 3), "Helpful Hints on Skin Care" (p. 3), "'Contrabands' are Seized" (p. 5), "More Rubber Plants Arrive …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 43 (May 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-240)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 43 (May 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-240)
Selected article titles: "Meal Regulations for Visitors Issued" (p. 1), "Manzanar USO Plans Future Program" (p. 1), "Worker Shortage Causes Local Work Activity Cut" (p. 1), "Evacuees Accepted in Merchant Marine" (p. 2), "Future of Japanese Discussed at Panel" (p. 2), "Compose Directory to Assist Evacuees" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 39 (May 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-236)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 39 (May 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-236)
Selected article titles: "Roy Takeno Accepts Position as Managing Editor in Denver" (p. 1), "Absentee Ballots to be Cast on Monday" (p. 1), "Suggest Deportation of All Japanese" (p. 1), "Citizens Union Criticizes La Guardia" (p. 1), "Merritt Answers City's Charges" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 45 (November 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-293)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 45 (November 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-293)
Selected article titles: "First Nisei Farmer Returns to Coast" (p. 1), "Alien Volunteers May be Accepted for Armed Service" (p. 1), "Pamphlet Illustrates Nisei in Uniform" (p. 3), "Ask Residents to Have Pictures Taken at Police Station" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 58 (December 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-16)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 58 (December 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-16)
Selected article titles: "Fire Practice Unsatisfactory Says Kubota" (p. 1), "Cotton Formals on Their Way" (p. 1), "Hay Arrives for Distribution" (p. 1), "Need Central Fire Dept." (p. 1), "Relocation Fever Rises" (p. 1), "Farmers Face End of Harvest" (p. 1), "Operation of Enterprise Will Continue as Usual. Compromise Made After Arson Incident; Moving Plan Studied" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 20 (March 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-110)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 20 (March 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-110)
Selected article titles: "Evacuee Property Branch Office Established Here. Representative Earl W. Barton Appointed Head of Branch Office" (p. 1), "Graduation Impressive as 85 Receive Diplomas. First Graduation Class in Formal Academic Caps, Gowns" (p. 1), "Repatriation Issue Clouded by Rumors Merritt Declares" (p. 1), "New Boundary Puts Poston, Gila Out of Closed Area" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 6 (January 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-203)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 6 (January 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-203)
Selected article titles: "Nisei War Hero Returns Home" (p. 1), "Return Tule Lake to Civil Administration" (p. 1), "Nearly 200 Leave Clearances Arrive" (p. 1), "Difficulties in Present Job Offer System Told" (p. 1), "Catholic Publication Hits 'You Can't Trust a Jap' Sentiment" (p. 1), "Explain Rice Shortage; Milk Supply in Camp" (p. 1), "Beet Worker …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 44 (May 31, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-241)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 44 (May 31, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-241)
Selected article titles: "National USO Acknowledges Local Unit" (p. 1), "Spanish Consul to Receive Town Hall Petitions; Queries" (p. 1), "Tule Lake Nisei Dies From Bullet Wound" (p. 1), "Farm Opportunities for Older Evacuees" (p. 2), "125 Japanese Arrive at Tule Lake Center" (p. 2), "Orchestra Plans Visit to Camp Shelby" (p. 2), "Young Nisei Congregate …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 17 (February 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-108)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 17 (February 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-108)
Selected article titles: "Recruiting of Nisei Favorably Accepted. Nation's Press Opinions Show Support of War Dept.'s Action" (p. 1), "War Job Offer Received Here From Cleveland. Further Orders are Promised" (p. 1), "Loyalty Decision Up to Individual" (p. 1), "Farm War Board Favors Evacuee Production Help. Help Alleviate Labor Shortage" (p. 1), "Grants Go to Moab" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 46 (June 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-138)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 46 (June 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-138)
Selected article titles: "Caucasian Housing Nears Completion" (p. 1), "Little Tots Have a Busy Day in Kindergarten" (p. 1), "'Stop Worrying' Declares Merritt. Constructive Policy Set Up for Centers Will be Released" (p. 1), "Japanese Americans Learn Dairy Farming" (p. 1), "Four Questions on Evacuee Future Discussed by Ralph P. Merritt" (p. 1), "View on Niseis …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. V No. 1 (January 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-198)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. V No. 1 (January 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-198)
Selected article titles: "Rebuke Three for Favoring Niseis' Return" (p. 1), "Wires President of Confidence in Myer" (p. 1), "Grew Makes Stand for Nisei in Speech" (p. 1), "Halt Relocation for Residents Until 10th" (p. 1), "Time Magazine Hits Newspaper in Article on Japanese Problem" (p. 1), "Ask Repatriates to Make Application" (p. 1), "Require Residents …
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