Stockton El Joaquin

The Stockton El Joaquin was the newspaper for the Stockton Assembly Center, California, which was open from May 10, 1942, to October 17, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.

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Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 12 (July 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-12)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 12 (July 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-12)
Selected article titles: "Fourth of July Activities Enjoyed by Enthusiastic Crowd" (p. 1), "Some Men-u! Scouts to Cook" (p. 1), "Center Library: 1180 Visitors -- 3 days" (p. 3), "Mess #4 is Oldest Mess; Serves Most Appetizing Stew" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 2 (June 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-2)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 2 (June 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-2)
Selected article titles: "82 Seniors Graduate. Ellis and Nichols to Present Diplomas" (p. 1), "Daily Roll Call Not a Curfew" (p. 1), "Editorial: Blackout! Center Cooperates With City" (p. 1), "Center Store Hits $448.85 Peak" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 1 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-1)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 1 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-1)
Selected article titles: "Stockton Center Rolls. Evacuation Totals 4,268 with Valleites" (p. 1), "Editorial: El Joaquin -- Your Paper" (p. 1), "Iron, Stoves Make Trouble" (p. 1), "Draft + Alien Change of Address" (p. 1), "Editorial: Help Maintain Sanitation" (p. 2), "Scout Activities to Continue for Interested Youths Here in Center" (p. 3), "Work Division Issues Call ...
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 4 (September 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-28)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 4 (September 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-28)
Selected article titles: "Exhibit Attracts 2,600 Residents" (p. 1), "Mess & Lodging: Old Passes Void" (p. 1), "New Transfers Lawyer from Camp Harmony Likes S.A.C." (p. 1), "'Twas Before the Victory Garden" (p. 2), "Three Families Released from Center" (p. 3), "Center Prepares, Trunks, Clothes Arrival Increases" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 10 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-22)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 10 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-22)
Selected article titles: "Sound Movies Aug. 13, 14" (p. 1), "Nominations Friday P.M. Committee to Select Two Eng.-Speaking Issei & Nisei for General Election, August 17" (p. 1), "All-Center Speech Contest Open to Everyone; Sign Up Today!" (p. 1), "Editorial: Tsk! Tsk! Such Talk" (p. 2), "First-aid Program Progresses Rapidly Here" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 5 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-17)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 5 (July 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-17)
Selected article titles: "Election Rules Framed! Age Limit Set for Candidates, Center Voters" (p. 1), "Editorial: An Emphasis on Election" (p. 2), "Curfew Effective Now. Lights, Radios Off at 10:30 P.M." (p. 3), "Army Orders: Cooking in Barracks Prohibited!" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 12 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-24)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 12 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-24)
Selected article titles: "21 Elected for Panel! 70 Percent Registered Voters Cast Ballots; Blk. 1, Best Record" (p. 1), "'Elephant Boy' Coming" (p. 1), "Editorial: A Restrospection" (p. 4), "Hospital: 'Perfect Cooperation'" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 9 (September 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-33)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 9 (September 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-33)
Selected article titles: "250 Volunteers. Initial Group Leaves for Rohwer" (p. 1), "Rope Shortage" (p. 1), "Center Shoe Store to Close Friday Last Day" (p. 1).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 10 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-10)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 10 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-10)
Selected article titles: "Center to Celebrate: All Day Extravaganza Set for Fourth of July!!" (p. 1), "13 Men Sign Up for Beet Work!" (p. 1), "169 Register; Selective Service Signup for 18-19" (p. 1), "Shaffer Announces Contests for Janitors, Mess Workers!" (p. 1), "Attractive Waitresses, Murals Decorate Mess #1" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 8 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-32)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 8 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-32)
Selected article titles: "Social Welfare Department Explains Delay" (p. 1), "'Address Letters or Else," Jacobs" (p. 1), "Advance Crew Go. 250 Volunteers to Start Hegira Mon. Dr. Sasaki, Staff Will Escort Group" (p. 1), "Notice! Baggage Inspection" (p. 1).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 1 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-13)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 1 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-13)
Selected article titles: "Recent Salinas Center Transfers Like S.A.C." (p. 1), "Store Cuts Prices Reduction Effective Sun." (p. 1), "Old Age Benefits for Center-ites!" (p. 1), "Volunteers to Clean Grandstand on Sunday" (p. 1).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 9 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-9)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 9 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-9)
Selected article titles: "Draft, 18-19" (p. 1), "Call for 100 Sugar Beet Workers; Signup Tuesday!!" (p. 1), "If It Itches; You've Got It!! So Go See Doc" (p. 2), "400 More Books for Center Library" (p. 4).
Stockon El Joaquin Final Edition (September 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-35)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Final Edition (September 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-35)
Selected article titles: "Schedule to Go!" (p. 3), "Amer. Trust May Return" (p. 3), "Hints on What to Take" (p. 3), "Gila Bound -- 173" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 5 (June 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-5)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 5 (June 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-5)
Selected article titles: "Summer School Sessions Swing Smoothly" (p. 1), "Relocation Movements Start in Other Centers" (p. 1), "Econ. Course Open to Young Adults" (p. 2), "Residents Not Eligible for Work Compensation" (p. 2), "Center Hospital Personnel Busy" (p. 2).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 3 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-27)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 3 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-27)
Selected article titles: "Seven Advisors Appointed for Council!! W.C.C.A. Approves Nominations" (p. 1), "Latest News: W.R.A. Defines Goods Transfer" (p. 1), "Advance Crew Signup Totals 111" (p. 1), "Lost: Green Toothbrush" (p. 2).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 8 (August 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-20)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 8 (August 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-20)
Selected article titles: "Election Plans Cancelled. W.C.C.A. Proposed New Setup; Issei, Nisei Over 16 to Vote" (p. 1), "Place Request for Absentee Ballot Soon" (p. 1), "Residents Leave for Tule Lake; New Transfers" (p. 1), "Editorial: New Election Plans -- More Democratic" (p. 2).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 2 (July 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-14)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 2 (July 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-14)
Selected article titles: "Clothing: Instructions Announced" (p. 1), "O-Bon Festivities Tonight! 8:00 to 11:00 Folk Dance" (p. 1), "Cooperatives: What and When" (p. 2), "What a Mess: Cleanliness - Mess #3 Winner of First Contest" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 7 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-7)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 7 (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-7)
Selected article titles: "Amateur Program in Grandstand 2 P.M." (p. 1), "Elite Shoe Shop Repairs Many Mess(y) Shoes" (p. 1), "This Was No Rubbish!" (p. 1).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 2 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-26)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 2 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-26)
Selected article titles: "Signup: Advance Crew for Relocation Register Today" (p. 1), "3 Centers to Relocate. Santa Anita Begins Exodus to Arizona, Wyoming Today & Thurs." (p. 1), "Rumors! Orders Postponed?" (p. 1), "New Mess Plan Effective Now" (p. 1).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 6 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-18)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 6 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-18)
Selected article titles: "Special Sport Story: Blk. 5 Reds Take Championship!" (p. 1), "Center Store to Sell Cakes!" (p. 1), "2 Internees Join Families" (p. 1), "Scouts to Get Awards. 100 Center-ites Given Haircuts" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 8 (June 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-8)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 8 (June 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-8)
Selected article titles: "Coupon Books: Center-ites Buy 6079 to Date" (p. 1), "Jobs Available!!" (p. 1), "Squeals from the Hog Barn! Works Division Keeps Busy" (p. 3), "6 A.M. Roll Call is Cancelled!!" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 11 (August 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-23)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 11 (August 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-23)
Selected article titles: "S.A.C.-Ites Go to Polls Mon. 3,000 to Vote at Mess Halls" (p. 1), "'Copy-Cat Capers' Wed." (p. 1), "Educational Day Slated" (p. 3), "Relocation: If It's Arkansas, We Say" (p. 4).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 1 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-25)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. III No. 1 (August 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-25)
Selected article titles: "Ed. Exhibit Today, Sunday at 1-13, 16. Young Student Display Much Talent and Originality in Their Work" (p. 1), "'Center Store Will Not Close on Aug. 28,' Says Hanlon; Just Rumor" (p. 1), "All-Program Jig Next Wednesday" (p. 1).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 3 (July 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-15)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. II No. 3 (July 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-15)
Selected article titles: "Talent Revue Today, 2 P.M. Varied Program for All Center-ites" (p. 1), "68 Home Nursing Grads" (p. 1), "Editorial: 'Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life'" (p. 2), "All This and No Cur-few!" (p. 2), "Fire Buckets: Return, or Else!" (p. 3), "Eligible Voters Register Thursday; Primary, Aug. 25" (p. 3).
Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 11 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-11)
doc Stockon El Joaquin Vol. I No. 11 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-196-11)
Selected article titles: "Let's Celebrate the 4th! Firecracker Fling, Movie Climax Today's Frolic; Special Events by Scouts" (p. 1), "First Payroll Totals $6,000. 1028 Workers Get Paychecks" (p. 2), "Mess #3 Rated Cleanest; Claims Prettiest Waitresses!!" (p. 2), "Grass Fire at Block #3" (p. 3).
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