Mercedian Collection

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ddr-densho-191

This collection consists of issues of the Mercedian, which was the newspaper for the Merced Assembly Center, California, open from May 6, 1942, to September 15, 1942. The newspaper provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, and the move to permanent camps.

1942

1942

21 documents

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21 Objects

Mercedian Vol. I No. 1 (June 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-1)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 1 (June 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-1)
Selected article titles: "Center Manager Delivers Message. Policies Stressed" (p. 1), "Population Totals 4516" (p. 1), "Girl Injured" (p. 2), "Ye Ole Canteen" (p. 2), "First Dance Proves Success" (p. 2), "Pre-Nursery School Under Way" (p. 3), "Emergency Rules" (p. 4), "Firemen Without a Fire Truck" (p. 4); "Lights Out! Candles, Too" (p. 6), "No Talking ...
Mercedian Vol. I No. 2 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-2)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 2 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-2)
Selected article titles: "'I'll Earn Respect' -- Black" (p. 1), "School Again!" (p. 2), "Lock Doors!" (p. 3), "Claim Your P.O. Articles" (p. 4), "Bank Days Announced" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 3 (June 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-3)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 3 (June 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-3)
Selected article titles: "Election to Choose 20. 18 and Over are Eligible" (p. 1), "$$ Ah, Pay Day!" (p. 1), "Girl, Passes" (p. 2), "Tots Attend Pre-School" (p. 3), "Library Opens" (p. 3), "Lull in Dancing" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 4 (June 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-4)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 4 (June 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-4)
Selected article titles: "July 2 Set for Grads" (p. 1), "Election Void!" (p. 1), "Nihongo Books Taboo!!" (p. 1), "Break for Issei" (p. 1), "To Tule Lake?" (p. 2), "Improvements on Hospital" (p. 2), "Boys' Hula a Panic" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 5 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-5)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 5 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-5)
Selected article titles: "275 to Get Diplomas" (p. 1), "Busy '4th' Ahead" (p. 1), "Penalty Against Man is Eight Cokes..." (p. 2), "Issei Barred" (p. 2), "All Department Talent Tonight" (p. 3), "Midget Race" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 6 (July 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-6)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 6 (July 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-6)
Selected article titles: "Crowded '4th' Program" (p. 1), "The Fourth Assemblee" (p. 1), "Best in Art" (p. 2), "Slapsticks a Riot" (p. 3), "Female Men?" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 7 (July 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-7)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 7 (July 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-7)
Selected article titles: "Cute 'N Nice!" (p. 1), "Crack Band Needs Name" (p. 1), "Cheers Greet Floats" (p. 1), "Lucky Hogs" (p. 3), "Weight Clinic" (p. 3), "Tule Lake Trip for 15" (p. 3), "Heat Protection" (p. 3), "Care of Children" (p. 3), "No News on Relocation" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 8 (July 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-8)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 8 (July 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-8)
Selected article titles: "Student Relocation" (p. 1), "$600 a Day" (p. 1), "Debut for Band" (p. 1), "Nihongo News Not Allowed" (p. 3), "Money on Hand to Aid Events" (p. 3).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 9 (July 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-9)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 9 (July 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-9)
Selected article titles: "'Bon Odori', a Pageant" (p. 1), "Leather Wanted" (p. 1), "Free Coupon Ends Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Who Said We Can't Eat?" (p. 3), "You Will Get 'Bone' Odori?" (p. 4), "Fire Drill Gets Praise" (p. 4).
Mercedian Vol. I No. 10 (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-10)
doc Mercedian Vol. I No. 10 (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-191-10)
Selected article titles: "Aid Given Those in Need" (p. 1), "Colo. Bound?" (p. 1), "How Many Ice Cream for This" (p. 2), "We the Police, Speak..." (p. 2), "'On to Arizona' for Turlock" (p. 3), "High Class Talkies Soon" (p. 4).

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