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Mercedian

The Mercedian was the newspaper for the Merced Assembly Center, California, which was open from May 6, 1942, to September 15, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.

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Mercedian (21)

21 items
Mercedian Vol. I No. 1 (June 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-1)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 1 (June 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-1)
Selected article titles: "Center Manager Delivers Message. Policies Stressed" (p. 1), "Population Totals 4516" (p. 1), "Girl Injured" (p. 2), "Ye Ole Canteen" (p. 2), "First Dance Proves Success" (p. 2), "Pre-Nursery School Under Way" (p. 3), "Emergency Rules" (p. 4), "Firemen Without a Fire Truck" (p. 4); "Lights Out! Candles, Too" (p. 6), "No Talking ...
Mercedian Vol. I No. 13 (July 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-13)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 13 (July 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-13)
Selected article titles: "Scouts Get Leaders" (p. 1), "'No fun' Says Disc Censors" (p. 1), "No Tequilla Pants 'Pancho'" (p. 1), "Big Time Movie Coming!" (p. 1), "'Pomona Center Can't be Beat' -- Newcomer" (p. 2), "Praise, Not Laugh!" (p. 3), "Our Barber is a JOLLY Good Fellow" (p. 3), "'Stored Goods' Available Soon" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 17 (August 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-17)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 17 (August 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-17)
Selected article titles: "Musicians to Perform" (p. 1), "Dissemination to be Topic" (p. 1), "Variety to Feature Tonight's Talent Show" (p. 1), "Our Promising Home" (p. 1), "Marble Tournament Scheduled for Sat." (p. 2), "Hospital Open House" (p. 3), "Girls' Hi-Jinx Next Monday" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 7 (July 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-7)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 7 (July 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-7)
Selected article titles: "Cute 'N Nice!" (p. 1), "Crack Band Needs Name" (p. 1), "Cheers Greet Floats" (p. 1), "Lucky Hogs" (p. 3), "Weight Clinic" (p. 3), "Tule Lake Trip for 15" (p. 3), "Heat Protection" (p. 3), "Care of Children" (p. 3), "No News on Relocation" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 10 (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-10)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 10 (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-10)
Selected article titles: "Aid Given Those in Need" (p. 1), "Colo. Bound?" (p. 1), "How Many Ice Cream for This" (p. 2), "We the Police, Speak..." (p. 2), "'On to Arizona' for Turlock" (p. 3), "High Class Talkies Soon" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 3 (June 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-3)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 3 (June 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-3)
Selected article titles: "Election to Choose 20. 18 and Over are Eligible" (p. 1), "$$ Ah, Pay Day!" (p. 1), "Girl, Passes" (p. 2), "Tots Attend Pre-School" (p. 3), "Library Opens" (p. 3), "Lull in Dancing" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 18 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-18)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 18 (August 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-18)
Selected article titles: "'Yogore' Dance Motif. Surprise Will Greet Guests" (p. 1), "Rags and Stagettes" (p. 1), "It Won't Be Long Now" (p. 1), "Kite Flying Catchy Spreads to Outside" (p. 2), "Marble Champeens!" (p. 3), "Doctors Say, Welcome" (p. 3), "Ballot Forms for Voters Obtained" (p. 3), "Operetta is Colorful" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 14 (July 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-14)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 14 (July 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-14)
Selected article titles: "Clothing List Issued" (p. 1), "Curfew to be Changed" (p. 1), "'Swing Your Partners' at Barn Dance Sat." (p. 1), "Comical Movie Tonight" (p. 1), "'Japanese -- More Loyalty'" (p. 2), "Ballet Proves Success" (p. 3), "Kite Flying Contest" (p. 3), "Assembly Committees Named" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 15 (August 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-15)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 15 (August 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-15)
Selected article titles: "Local Stars Perform" (p. 1), "Kite Flying Contest Rules Announced..." (p. 1), "Murals to Nursery" (p. 1), "More Financial Aid" (p. 2), "Deadline is Set for Plane Contest" (p. 3), "Montana Beet Workers Return; No Curfews" (p. 4), "Mock Trial Held" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 9 (July 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-9)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 9 (July 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-9)
Selected article titles: "'Bon Odori', a Pageant" (p. 1), "Leather Wanted" (p. 1), "Free Coupon Ends Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Who Said We Can't Eat?" (p. 3), "You Will Get 'Bone' Odori?" (p. 4), "Fire Drill Gets Praise" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 11 (July 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-11)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 11 (July 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-11)
Selected article titles: "Musical, Ballet Planned" (p. 1), "Call for Late Free Coupons" (p. 1), "Wanted Barbers" (p. 1), "Granada Data Secured" (p. 1), "No More Trunks" (p. 3), "Odori-Success" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 5 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-5)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 5 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-5)
Selected article titles: "275 to Get Diplomas" (p. 1), "Busy '4th' Ahead" (p. 1), "Penalty Against Man is Eight Cokes..." (p. 2), "Issei Barred" (p. 2), "All Department Talent Tonight" (p. 3), "Midget Race" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 20 (August 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-20)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 20 (August 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-20)
Selected article titles: "The Managing Editor Says: This is 30 to Mercedian" (p. 2), "Mess Hall Contest Winners" (p. 2), "'Grand Finale' to be Held Sunday Night" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 2 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-2)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 2 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-2)
Selected article titles: "'I'll Earn Respect' -- Black" (p. 1), "School Again!" (p. 2), "Lock Doors!" (p. 3), "Claim Your P.O. Articles" (p. 4), "Bank Days Announced" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 16 (August 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-16)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 16 (August 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-16)
Selected article titles: "'Girl Dates Boy' Hop Set" (p. 1), "Scout 'o Rama" (p. 1), "Children's Play Day" (p. 1), "Colorado Map, Puppets to be Featured" (p. 2), "Recreation Department Gives Financial Report" (p. 3), "George Noda Likes Merced" (p. 3), "Teachers' Social" (p. 4), "Badminton Play Starts" (p. 4), "Barber Shop Rules Released" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 12 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-12)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 12 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-12)
Selected article titles: "'Vice Versa Hop' Set; Girls, Your Chance!" (p. 1), "Jungle Thriller" (p. 1), "Proclamation 99 3/4" (p. 1), "Model Plane Contest" (p. 1), "Hula-Hula Scores Hit!" (p. 3), "Barracks Boarded" (p. 3), "Tarantula Nabbed Alive" (p. 4).
Mercedian Souvenir Edition (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-21)
doc Mercedian Souvenir Edition (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-21)
Selected article titles: "Mgr. Black Greets Residents: 'Good Luck!'" (p. 3), "Our Assembly Center: The Model Center" (p. 4), "Camp Closes Sans Govm't" (p. 5).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 8 (July 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-8)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 8 (July 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-8)
Selected article titles: "Student Relocation" (p. 1), "$600 a Day" (p. 1), "Debut for Band" (p. 1), "Nihongo News Not Allowed" (p. 3), "Money on Hand to Aid Events" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 4 (June 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-4)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 4 (June 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-4)
Selected article titles: "July 2 Set for Grads" (p. 1), "Election Void!" (p. 1), "Nihongo Books Taboo!!" (p. 1), "Break for Issei" (p. 1), "To Tule Lake?" (p. 2), "Improvements on Hospital" (p. 2), "Boys' Hula a Panic" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 6 (July 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-6)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 6 (July 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-6)
Selected article titles: "Crowded '4th' Program" (p. 1), "The Fourth Assemblee" (p. 1), "Best in Art" (p. 2), "Slapsticks a Riot" (p. 3), "Female Men?" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 19 (August 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-19)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 19 (August 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-19)
Selected article titles: "Four Bell Revue Tonite" (p. 1), "Two-Day Hobby Show Resembles County Fair" (p. 1), "Hospital Open House" (p. 1), "Post-War Resettlement" (p. 2), "100 Attend Corn Party" (p. 2), "Go, Shoji Tourney" (p. 3), "WCCA: No Street Naming" (p. 4).
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