Walerga Wasp

The Walerga Wasp was the newspaper for the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, which was open from May 6, 1942, to June 26, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.

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Walerga Wasp No. 6 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-6)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 6 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-6)
Selected article titles: "Beet Workers to Go to Idaho" (p. 1), "600 Attend First Classes Thursday. School Set-up Revamped at Last Teacher's Meeting, Registration Mon." (p. 2), "Salt for Food Poison" (p. 2), "Complaints to be Aired. Japanese Council Plans Food Inspection" (p. 3), "Center Reaches Capacity" (p. 3), "Cheese and Crackers Menu" (p. 4).
Walerga Wasp No. 8 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-8)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 8 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-8)
Selected article titles: "Center Japanese to be Removed to Tulelake" (p. 1), "Adult School to Begin" (p. 1), "Inland Movement to Commence June 15. Marysville Center Also Included in Relocation" (p. 1), "Rustic Corner: While Freedom Exists Education Carries On" (p. 2), "Sanitary Corps Has Mess Situation Well in Hand" (p. 2).
Walerga Wasp No. 3 (May 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-3)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 3 (May 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-3)
Selected article titles: "Registration Soars to 3745" (p. 1), "At the Induction Gate" (p. 1), "Sacramento Boy Dies" (p. 2), "Milk Formula for Babies" (p. 2), "Circulating Library" (p. 2), "Laundry Bath" (p. 3).
Walerga Wasp No. 2 (May 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-2)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 2 (May 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-2)
Selected article titles: "We Got a Name!" (p. 1), "800 Expected at Center 13th" (p. 1), "Firemen" (p. 1), "To Change Residence" (p. 2), "Front Door Lights" (p. 2).
Walerga Wasp No. 4 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-4)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 4 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-4)
Selected article titles: "1500 Attend First Songfest" (p. 1), "Walerga Center Nears Capacity. 4585 Register" (p. 1), "Japanese Council Created" (p. 2), "Ventilation in Mess Hall" (p. 2).
Walerga Wasp No. 1 (May 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-1)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 1 (May 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-1)
Selected article titles: "First Wedding" (p. 1), "Typhoid Infection" (p. 1), "Scissors Will be Returned" (p. 1), "Twenty Men Wanted!" (p. 2).
Walerga Wasp No. 9 (June 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-9)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 9 (June 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-9)
Selected article titles: "First Center Family Left for Tulelake. Dr. Sugiyama Given 10 Hours Notice" (p. 1), "Block Four to Leave Center First. 200 Volunteer Workers to Remain in Center to Clean Up" (p. 1), "Additional 22 Leave for Idaho" (p. 1).
Walerga Wasp No. 10 (June 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-10)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 10 (June 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-10)
Selected article titles: "72 Colleges Accept Nisei Student. Students to Continue Education" (p. 1), "2169 at Tule Lake. Center Situated on a Basin of a Dried Up Lake. Expected Capacity, 18,000" (p. 1), "Students Sing as Classes End" (p. 1), "Warehouse Worker Falls on His Head" (p. 2), "Tulelake Residents Affect Silk Stockings Suits Writes ...
Walerga Wasp No. 5 (May 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-5)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 5 (May 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-5)
Selected article titles: "Flash! Hold the Press & Replate" (p. 1), "Cannibalism" (p. 1), "County to be Cleared by Saturday. Center May Receive Evacuee" (p. 1), "Fire Precaution" (p. 2).
Walerga Wasp No. 7 (June 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-7)
doc Walerga Wasp No. 7 (June 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-199-7)
Selected article titles: "Evacuation A Military Necessity -- Tsukamoto. Jobs for Everyone at Relocation Centers" (p. 1), "35 Volunteers Leave for Idaho" (p. 1), "Center School in Full Swing" (p. 1), "Do You Have a Tractor to Sell" (p. 2).
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