Publications

From 1942-1945, camp inmates published newspapers documenting events inside and outside the camps. Although published under the direction of the camp administration, these newspapers were important for building and maintaining a sense of community among the Japanese Americans.

Publications (31)

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Newspapers in camp, Trek (newspaper)

31 items
Newspaper office workers (ddr-densho-37-687)
img Newspaper office workers (ddr-densho-37-687)
Original WRA caption: A group of part time high school student workers in project newspaper office.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 15 (April 15, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-15)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 15 (April 15, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-15)
Selected article titles: "Shoe Advertisement Insults Japanese, Chinese" (pp. 1, 3), "Japan to Handle Issue of Re-Entry Permits 'Flexibly'" (pp. 1, 3), "Native Americans' Pleas to Ban Textbooks Are Rejected" (p. 3), and "The Camp Newspaper" (p. 5).
Quid Nunc, Vol. I, No. III (May 1944) (ddr-manz-8-20)
doc Quid Nunc, Vol. I, No. III (May 1944) (ddr-manz-8-20)
Published monthly by the Latin class of Manzanar High School.
Kunio Otani Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-75-13)
vh Kunio Otani Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-75-13)
Working as the sports editor for the Tulean Dispatch, a camp newspaper
Granada (Amache) Directory (ddr-densho-257-1)
doc Granada (Amache) Directory (ddr-densho-257-1)
This is the 1945 directory of all inmates of Granada (Amache) concentration camp, including inmates, staff members, and organizations.
Japanese Americans working on camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-459)
img Japanese Americans working on camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-459)
Original WRA caption: Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Trimming the assembled Sentinels is George Tokoshige, while Reports Officer Vaughn Mechau and Sentianl Editor, Bill Hosokawa check for the hundredth time for possible makeup or printing errors.
Japanese American working on camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-461)
img Japanese American working on camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-461)
Original WRA caption: Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. In the press room of the Cody Enterprise, Bill Hosokawa, Editor of the Sentinel, Heart Mountain Relocation newspaper, pulls a galley proof. Aside from being editor of the paper, Bill, on press night, sets type, prepares makeup, locks forms, and performs all the tasks pertinent to ...
Kara Kondo Interview Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-139-33)
vh Kara Kondo Interview Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-139-33)
Working as a "society editor" for the "Heart Mountain Sentinel"
Japanese Americans working on camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-465)
img Japanese Americans working on camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-465)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Evacuee artists who work on the Tulean Dispatch.
Japanese American working on camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-460)
img Japanese American working on camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-460)
Original WRA caption: Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain Wyoming. In the press room of the Cody Enterprise, Bill Hosokawa, Editor of the Sentinel, Heart Mountain Relocation Center newspaper, sets type for the final makeup of the weekly edition. Bill, a former foreign correspondent and Washington U. graduate, sets type, pulls proofs, operates the linotype, locks ...
Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1002-10-8)
vh Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1002-10-8)
Working for the Poston Chronicle, the camp newspaper

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily focusing ...

Quid Nunc, Vol. I, No. I (March 10, 1944) (ddr-manz-8-19)
doc Quid Nunc, Vol. I, No. I (March 10, 1944) (ddr-manz-8-19)
Published monthly by the Latin class of Manzanar High School.
Campus Pepper, Vol. II, No. 3 (October 29, 1943) (ddr-manz-8-16)
doc Campus Pepper, Vol. II, No. 3 (October 29, 1943) (ddr-manz-8-16)
Published bi-weekly by the journalism class of Manzanar High School.
Japanese Americans in front of camp newspaper office (ddr-densho-93-2)
img Japanese Americans in front of camp newspaper office (ddr-densho-93-2)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Roy Takeno (Editor) and group reading Manzanar paper in front of office, Yuichi Harata, Nabuo Samamura, Manzanar Relocation Center, California.
Staff list (ddr-densho-280-1)
doc Staff list (ddr-densho-280-1)
The staff list of an unknown newspaper.
Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-129-18)
vh Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-129-18)
Dilemma faced as editor of the Heart Mountain Sentinel: report the truth without provoking negative sentiment and riots
Japanese Americans purchasing camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-458)
img Japanese Americans purchasing camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-458)
Original WRA caption: Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Customers line up at the counter as the Sentinel, Heart Mountain Relocation Center 8 page tabloid newspaper is delivered. Center news and views found in the Sentinel pages is enthusiastically accepted by center residents of Japanese ancestry, evcauated from west coast defense areas.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 7 (September 15, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-32)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 7 (September 15, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-32)
Selected article titles: "Zero Monies Appropriated for FY 1990: Senate Serves Goose Egg for Redress Appropriation" (p. 1), "Next One in Denver: Over 400 Attend JACL Singles Con" (p. 1), "WRA Camp Papers Assessed by Oregon Journalism Professor" (p. 1), and "English to Japanese and Back: Meanings 'Lost in Translation'" (p. 7).
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