Gila News-Courier Collection

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This collection consists of the Gila News-Courier, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.

1942-1945

1942-1945

436 documents

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436 Objects

Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 1 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-1)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 1 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-1)
Selected article titles: "School Program Well Underway" (p. 1), "Latest Arrivals Swell Population of Colony" (p. 1), "Rivers' Honors Pima Indian" (p. 1), "Work Begun on Netting Project" (p. 1), "Is Mass Internment Unfair?" (p. 2), "Policies Outlined By E.R. Smith: Statement" (p. 3), "Colony Council Plan Presented: Commission to be Selected" (p. 3), "Center ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 2 (September 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-2)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 2 (September 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-2)
Selected article titles: "Temporary Government Organized" (p. 1), "Recent Ruling Affect Aliens" (p. 1), "Employment Policies Announced by W.R.A." (p. 1), "Entry Permit Process Stated" (p. 1), "Arizona Believes in Nisei" (p. 2), "Three Students Leave Center for School" (p. 3), "Mixed Couples Ruling Revealed" (p. 3), "Citizens May Quit Center" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 3 (September 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-3)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 3 (September 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-3)
Selected article titles: "Women Urged to Work" (p. 1), "Colonists Asked to Harvest Arizona Long Staple Cotton" (p. 1), "JACL Officials Back Labor Drive" (p. 1), "Boundary Lines of the Gila Relocation Center" (p. 5), "Property Section Transferred Here" (p. 7).
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 4 (September 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-4)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 4 (September 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-4)
Selected article titles: "Fryer's Statement: Residents Urged to Beautify City" (p. 1), "Sakamoto Tells Colony's View" (p. 1), "Gila Closed to Alien Visitors" (p. 3), "Optometry Services" (p. 3), "First Variety Show Tomorrow" (p. 3), "Bates Handles Colony Information Problems: Reports Officer to be Appointed Soon" (p. 3), "Americanization Classes Start" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 5 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-5)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 5 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-5)
Selected article titles: "Fryer Explains WRA Policy to Unite Families" (p. 1), "Butte Camp Red Cross Chapter Established" (p. 1), "Ruling Bars Alien Officers" (p. 1), "Home-Grown Radishes Bedeck Mess Tables" (p. 1), "Colony Beautification" (p. 2), "Colleges Accept More Students" (p. 5), "Costume Designing Class Has Largest Enrollment" (p. 6).
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 6 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-6)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 6 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-6)
Selected article titles: "Small Stores Established to Serve Gila Residents" (p. 1), "Young People's Forum Popular" (p. 3), "Two Community Stores on High Credit Rating" (p. 3), "Citizen to Register Soon" (p. 3), "Lawns, Trees to Adorn Grounds" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 7 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-7)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 7 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-7)
Selected article titles: "Over 3000 to Sign-up for Studies. School Registration Days Are October 5th to 7th" (p. 1), "More Citizens Leave Colony" (p. 1), "Urgent Call for Farm Hands" (p. 1), "Kibeis Meet" (p. 1), "New Mess Halls Jobs Open" (p. 6).
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 8 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-8)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 8 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-8)
Selected article titles: "Voting Procedure Outlined by Official" (p. 1), "Service Men Denied Entry" (p. 1), "WRA Protects Evacuee Homes" (p. 1), "Library: New Book Rental System Formed" (p. 4), "Constitution Committee Drafts Canal Government Charter" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 9 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-9)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 9 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-9)
Selected article titles: "Special Pass Issued Citizen" (p. 1), "WRA Official Pledges Defense of Evacuees Citizenship Right" (p. 1), "Tule Farms Ship Produce Here" (p. 1), "Know Your Diseases" (p. 3), "Nursery is Built from Scrap Wood" (p. 3), "Four Citizens Leave Gila City" (p. 4), "Residents Asked to Claim Freight" (p. 6).
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 10 (October 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-10)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 10 (October 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-10)
Selected article titles: "Small Family Rooms Assured" (p. 1), "Fifty-three Candidates Vie for Block Representative Offices" (p. 1), "Rules Revised on Soldier Entry" (p. 1), "Pipe-Water Pure" (p. 3), "Gila to Open Own Vegetable Packing Shed" (p. 5), "WRA Purchases Deducted from Colony Food Budget" (p. 5).

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