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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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
Walerga wasp, no. 4 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2509)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 4 (May 23, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2509)
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_2615
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 17, 1942 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1275)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 17, 1942 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1275)
Alternate front page for the biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Cover page includes information on paychecks, sectional representatives meeting, camouflage net production, school credits, and a dance band. See also "jaac_sac_1251" See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1277
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 23 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1255)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 23 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1255)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, student relocation, coupon books, diphtheria shots, funeral services, an editorial on democracy, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Pacemakers exit, vol. [?], no. [?] (October 8, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1277)
doc Pacemakers exit, vol. [?], no. [?] (October 8, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1277)
Final publication of the biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Includes editorials about the "Pacemaker" staff and news about departure from Santa Anita Temporary Assembly Center to various incarceration camps. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1279
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 25 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1257)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 25 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1257)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, diphtheria injections, Japanese books, graduates, coupon books, musical groups, boy scouts, social security, an editorial on nisei students, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State …
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 1 (April 21, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1233)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 1 (April 21, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1233)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, laundry, visitor passes, Assembly Center food, facilities, Sunday School, registration, and the draft. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1235
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 18 (June 16, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1250)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 18 (June 16, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1250)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, graduation, flag day, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1252
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 33 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1265)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 33 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1265)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, H. Russell Amory, the police chief, paychecks, mailmen, clothing and the features "Win, Place, and Show", "Post Time", "Story of the Week", and "Feminine Forum." See this object in the California State …
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 30 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1262)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 30 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1262)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, laundry services, shoe repair, mess halls, interfaith dialogue, Keith Oka, an editorial, and the features "Win, Place, and Show" and "Feminine Forum." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 26 (July 15, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1258)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 26 (July 15, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1258)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, soft drink shortages, paychecks, transfer between assembly centers, voting, a mother's club, and the features, "Feminine Forum" and "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
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 …
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. 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. 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. 10 (May 22, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1242)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 10 (May 22, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1242)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, food, center residents, clubs, classes, bedding, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1244
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 7 (May 12, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1239)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 7 (May 12, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1239)
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, check cashing, unemployment insurance, mother's day services, boy scouts, jobs, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 8 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1240)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 8 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1240)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, "self government," barrack inspection, fishing, unclaimed packages, banking system, victory gardens, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1242
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 12 (May 29, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1244)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 12 (May 29, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1244)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, boy scouts, memorial day services, medical calls, food, and center statistics, and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1246
Walerga wasp, no. 3 (May 20, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2508)
doc Walerga wasp, no. 3 (May 20, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2508)
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_2614
Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 21 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1253)
doc Santa Anita pacemaker, vol. 1, no. 21 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1253)
Biweekly newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center from April through October 1942. Current issue includes information on recreational activities, religious services, sports, graduation, registration, schedule of events, an editorial on "victory volunteers," and the feature "Win, Place, and Show." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1255
Tanforan totalizer, vol. 1, no. 19 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2325)
doc Tanforan totalizer, vol. 1, no. 19 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-2325)
Tanforan totalizer, final issue, vol. 1, no. 19, whichi is a newsletter published at the Tanforan Temporary Assembly Center. Covers a background on WRA Director Dillon S. Myer, WRA policies on basic provisions, community enterprises, work and pay, order of merit, private employment, clothing allowances, self government, and an overview of events and happenings at the …
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