Poston Chronicle Collection

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ddr-densho-145

This collection consists of the Poston Chronicle, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Poston consisted of three separate sections, designated Poston I, II and III. As a result, many of the Chronicle's issues contain pages contributed by the different sections. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.

1942-1945

1942-1945

670 documents

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Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 1 (May 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-1)
doc Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 1 (May 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-1)
Selected article titles: "Important! Furniture Movement" (p. 1), "Employment Office" (p. 1), "Post Office" (p. 1), "Beauticians" (p. 1), "Barbers" (p. 1), "Shoe Repair Men" (p. 1), "Colony Population as of May 12, 1942: 252" (p. 1).
Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 2 (May 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-2)
doc Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 2 (May 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-2)
Selected article titles: "Work for Every Poston Citizen!" (p. 1), "Boy Scouts" (p. 1), "Important! Light Notice" (p. 1), "Church Services" (p. 1), "Lost: One Suitcase" (p. 1), "Gardens" (p. 1), "Questions and Answers to all Residents. Information Based on Questions Asked by Poston Residents" (p. 2).
Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 3 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-3)
doc Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 3 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-3)
Selected article titles: "Community Night" (p. 1), "Wanted: Issei and Nisei Talents" (p. 1), "Recreational Hall Now Open in Block 5" (p. 1), "Camp Store" (p. 1), "Definitions: Use These Terms in Writing to Friends" (p. 2).
Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 4 (May 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-4)
doc Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 4 (May 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-4)
Selected article titles: "Extra! Poston Welcomes Hundreds of New Arrivals; Buses Bring New Settlers from Los Angeles Area" (p. 1), "Grass Planting" (p. 1), "Volunteer Workers Wanted!" (p. 1), "Recreational Hall Notice!" (p. 1), "Medical Attention" (p. 2), "Barber Shop" (p. 2), "Lost! Green Sheaffer Fountain Pen" (p. 2).
Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 5 (May 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-5)
doc Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 5 (May 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-5)
Selected article titles: "Concerning Our New Home. The Future City of Poston" (p. 1), "Emergency Medical Aid" (p. 1), "Identification Tags for Small Children" (p. 1), "Barber Shop Now Open for Business!" (p. 2).
Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 6 (May 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-6)
doc Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 6 (May 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-6)
Selected article titles: "Fire Department Organization Takes Form!" (p. 1), "Public Hearing" (p. 1), "Call for Scout Masters and Boy Scouts" (p. 2), "Sunday School Teachers & Religious Workers" (p. 2), "Music Lovers and Choir Groups" (p. 2).
Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 7 (May 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-7)
doc Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 7 (May 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-7)
Selected article titles: "Extra! Poston, City of the Future, Triples Population!" (p. 1), "Typhoid Inoculation" (p. 1), "Call for Nurses" (p. 1), "Badminton" (p. 1), "Dance!" (p. 1), "Questions and Answers Asked by Residents of Poston" (p. 2).
Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 8 (May 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-8)
doc Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 8 (May 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-8)
Selected article titles: "Notice to all Block Managers!" (p. 1), "Community Store Announcement! " (p. 1).
Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 9 (May 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-9)
doc Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 9 (May 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-9)
Selected article titles: "Poston Greets More Arrivals from Riverside, El Centro" (p. 1), "Agricultural Department Notice" (p. 1), "Girls Group Meetings for Whatever Activities They Desire" (p. 1).
Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 10 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-10)
doc Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 10 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-10)
Selected article titles: "Hundreds of New Arrivals Expected Over Weekend!" (p. 1), "Notices" (p. 1).

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