Publications

Japanese Americans in the "assembly centers" produced and distributed newspapers, which provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, work leave, and the move to permanent concentration camps. These newspapers were an important source of information during an uncertain time.

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Constitution and by-laws, self government assembly of the Santa Anita Assembly Center (ddr-csujad-16-2)
doc Constitution and by-laws, self government assembly of the Santa Anita Assembly Center (ddr-csujad-16-2)
According to its preamble, this "Constitution for the Santa Anita Assembly Center" was established by its residents "in order to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States, to foster and spread the true spirit of Americanism, to build the character of our people morally and spiritually on American ideals, and to promote the welfare …
Administrative notice, no. 23 (August 11, 1942) (ddr-csujad-42-157)
doc Administrative notice, no. 23 (August 11, 1942) (ddr-csujad-42-157)
An issue of "Administrative notice" circulated in the Santa Anita Assembly Center. It instructs the incarcerees to register, who own rentable properties used for dwelling accommodations in the defense-rental areas. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_79_001
Family (ddr-densho-359-806)
img Family (ddr-densho-359-806)
The caption in the album is written in Japanese.
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 27 (July 18, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1259)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 27 (July 18, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1259)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, a new mess system, jobs, bank hours, hygiene clinic, diphtheria shots, an editorial on "defeatism," and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 31 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1263)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 31 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1263)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, coupons, regulations, model airplane contest, clothing allowances, an editorial on race-baiting, and the features "Win, Place, and Show" and "Story of the Week." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 19 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1251)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 19 (June 19, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1251)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, grievances of camouflage net workers, paychecks, Father's Day events, parent-teacher association, "visitor house," an editorial on New York nisei, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California …
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 38 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1270)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 38 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1270)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, departure for incarceration camps, social events, nisei soldiers, an editorial on the right to vote, and the features ""Win, Place, and Show"", ""Post Time"", ""Story of the Week"", and ""Feminine Forum."" See …
Walerga wasp, no. 6 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2511)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 6 (May 30, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2511)
Newspaper published at the Walerga Assembly Center covering news, updates, camp services, and events. Current issue includes articles on beet workers, adult education, and sports. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2617
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 39 (September 2, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1271)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 39 (September 2, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1271)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, departure for incarceration camps, funerals, Heart Mountain housing, transfer regulations, an editorial on letters in the Arkansas Gazette, and the features ""Win, Place, and Show"", ""Post Time"", and ""Feminine Forum."" See this …
Saturday news (Fresno, California) (May 16, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-46)
doc Saturday news (Fresno, California) (May 16, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-46)
News bulletin from the Fresno Assembly Center. Topics include sanitation, baby formula, milk prescription, repairs, press room, mail order, alien change of address, selective service, church notes, typhoid inoculation, and lost and found. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00050
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 22 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1254)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 22 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1254)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, selective service, a talent show, birth of twins, additional facilities, boy scouts, religious services, sports, recreational activities, schedule of events, an editorial on graduation, and the features "Feminine Forum" and "Win, Place, …
Walerga wasp, no. 7 (June 4, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2512)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 7 (June 4, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2512)
Newspaper published at the Walerga Assembly Center covering news, updates, camp services, and events. Current issue includes articles on "evacuation," schools, and sports. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2618
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 13 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1245)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 13 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1245)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, center population, jobs, a wedding, farmers, camp statistics, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1247
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 35 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1267)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 35 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1267)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, clothing catalog, hospital, an editorial on California, and the features "Feminine Forum" and "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1269
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 34 (August 15, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1266)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 34 (August 15, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1266)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, Gene W. Wilbur, a barber shop, nurses, paychecks, Yeiki Matsui, and the features "Win, Place, and Show", "Post Time", "Story of the Week", and "Feminine Forum." See this object in the California …
Walerga wasp, no. 2 (May 13, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2507)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 2 (May 13, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2507)
Newspaper published at the Walerga Assembly Center covering news, updates, camp services, and events. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2613
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 9 (May 19, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1241)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 9 (May 19, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1241)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, special diets, boy scouts, an auto collision, "I am an American day," adult English classes, fire drills, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities …
Walerga wasp, no. 5 (May 27, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2510)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 5 (May 27, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2510)
Newspaper published at the Walerga Assembly Center covering news, updates, camp services, and events. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2616
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 4 (May 1, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1236)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 4 (May 1, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1236)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, a birth at the center, sanitation, postal services, personal property, fire prevention, classes, and other center services. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1238
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