Manzanar Free Press

The Manzanar Free Press was published from September 1942 to 1945. The newspaper was staffed mainly by camp inmates who wrote the articles, set the type, and printed the final copies.

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Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 48 (November 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-7)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 48 (November 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-7)
Selected article titles: "Charter Pros and Cons" (p. 1), "Educational Progress to be Stated" (p. 1), "Kimball Assures FPC of Support" (p. 1), "Railroad Wants Labor" (p. 1), "Residents Warned on Fire Hazards" (p. 1), "Residents Warned on Fire Hazards" (p. 1), "Where's Your Receipt" (p. 1), "Move Evacuee Property Soon" (p. 1), "Westwood Church Donates …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 30 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-278)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 30 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-278)
Selected article titles: "WRA Director Tells Evacuees of Changing Public Attitudes" (p. 1), "Fire Prevention Week to Begin Tomorrow; Slate Full Program" (p. 1), "Draftee Deferred" (p. 1), "Mob Nisei Workers" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 64 (January 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-308)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 64 (January 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-308)
Selected article titles: "Adult English Activity Hall Holds Open House" (p. 1), "Union Pacific Brakeman Extradited to Nevada on Assault Charges" (p. 1), "Ask Victory Gardeners Pay Membership Dues" (p. 1), "Nisei Assured of Warm Welcome to University" (p. 1), "Invitation to F.B.I." (p. 2), "Heart Mountain Center Wins Fire Week Award" (p. 2), "Negro Leaders …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 11 (February 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-208)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 11 (February 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-208)
Selected article titles: "$14,000 Goal Set in Local Fourth War Loan Drive" (p. 1), " Pardon Army Chief in Civil Court Case" (p. 1), "Myer Appoints Mills to Head Poston" (p. 1), "Warns Danger of Racial Persecution" (p. 1), " Eligibility List for Pullmans Released" (p. 1), "Canadian Niseis Refuse Gift of Japanese Foods" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 25 (September 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-63)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 25 (September 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-63)
Selected article titles: "Governm't Committee Begins Work. Charter to be Framed by Sub-Committees of Issei, Nisei Leaders" (p. 1), "Sugar Company Agents Here" (p. 1), "Center Population Nears Capacity" (p. 1), "Agricultural Workers Stand by for Call" (p. 1), "Heroic Nisei Actions Cited in New Republic Magazine" (p. 1), "No Drafting of Japanese Labor" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 70 (September 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-162)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 70 (September 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-162)
Selected article titles: "Conservation of H2O Requested" (p. 1), "Gripsholm Sails Friday" (p. 1), "Mimeographed Edition" (p. 3), "Evacuees Bound for Tulelake Urged to Pack" (p. 3), "Merritt Expresses Satisfaction in Hearing Procedures" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 7 (May 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-397)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 7 (May 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-397)
Selected article titles: "Anita, Tulare to Receive 3200 L.A. Evacuees" (p. 1), "Block Leaders Draft Local Constitution" (p. 1), "New Civic Center to Rise" (p. 1), "Lost? Claim it at 1-9-1" (p. 2), "Manzanar Sets Pace for Darker Camp" (p. 3), "Books Arrive; Library to Open" (p. 4), "Tips from the Stables" (p. 5), "Americanization Classes …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 40 (May 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-237)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 40 (May 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-237)
Selected article titles: "Request Evacuees' Report on Foreign Investments" (p. 1), "Introduce Bill to Deport Japanese" (p. 1), "80 Segregants Arrive at Tule Lake Center" (p. 1), "Supreme Court Rules on Negro Issues" (p. 1), "Indict Three Nisei on Treason Charges" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 8 (August 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-44)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 8 (August 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-44)
Selected article titles: "Pomona Center to Wyoming" (p. 1), "Co-op Schedules First Meet. Block Delegates to Attend Sat. Meeting" (p. 1), "Army Seeks Citizen Translators. Sends Lt. Colonel to Conduct Survey" (p. 1), "New Caucasian Officials on Duty" (p. 1), "Optometrist Due in Center Saturday" (p. 1), "Two Local Couples in Wedding Rites" (p. 1), "Recommend …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 5 (July 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-357)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 5 (July 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-357)
Selected article titles: "Qualified Drivers May Get Licenses" (p. 1), "Hospital to Release Filed X-Ray Films for Data Purposes" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Orders Cut of Manzanar Automobiles" (p. 1), "Issue Ration Books at WRA Centers" (p. 1), "Myer Announces Relocation Going as Scheduled" (p. 3), "35-15 Torn Down for Crating Use" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 27 (September 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-275)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 27 (September 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-275)
Selected article titles: "Ralph Merritt Attends Denver Conference" (p. 1), "Industrial Division to Cease Operations September 30" (p. 1), "Messages From Japan Awaiting Recipients" (p. 1), "Houser Predicts Return of Nisei to West Coast" (p. 2), "Three Youths Caught Outside of Boundary" (p. 2), "Local Resident Returns to Los Angeles Home" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 22 Supplement (March 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-113)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 22 Supplement (March 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-113)
Selected article titles: "400 Fight Fire. Flames Spread Over Wide Area" (p. 1), "Residents May See Japanese Picture" (p. 1), "Pioneers Plan Big Program" (p. 1), "Shady Campus Student's Dream" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 72 (February 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-316)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 72 (February 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-316)
Selected article titles: "To Liquidate Yokohama Bank of Los Angeles" (p. 1), "March 15 Deadline for Filing 1944 Income Tax" (p. 1), "To Begin Flower, Doll Exhibits on Saturday" (p. 1), "Warn Aliens to Notify on Change of Address" (p. 2), "Offer to Sell Barracks" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 88 (April 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-333)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 88 (April 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-333)
Selected article titles: "Navy Veteran Protests Attempts to Oust Nisei" (p. 1), "Teamsters' Union Head Tell Refusal to Handle Wares of Japanese" (p. 2), "Californian States Desire to Aid Evacuee Return" (p. 3), "Ten Year Old Admits Overturning Graves" (p. 4), "Washington University Students Rout Anti-Japanese Meeting" (p. 4), "Nisei Commissioned in Army Nurse Corps has …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 13 (October 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-177)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 13 (October 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-177)
Selected article titles: "Close School Roads During School Hours" (p. 1), "2000 Baby Chicks Arrive From Sears" (p. 1), "Identify Nisei Unit as 100th Battalion" (p. 1), "Mechanic Course Under Discussion" (p. 1), "Magazines Publish Friendly Articles" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 66 (August 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-158)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 66 (August 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-158)
Selected article titles: "Description of Tulelake Given to Segregees" (p. 1), "Violator of Curfew Ruling Released" (p. 1), "Chickens to Arrive After Week Delay" (p. 1), "Evacuees Favored by Idaho Farmers" (p. 1), "Stray Cats; Dogs Menace to Health" (p. 1), "Plan to Control Consumption of Water Pending" (p. 1), "Health in Tulelake" (p. 1), "Chicago …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 18 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-17)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 18 (June 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-17)
Selected article titles: "Defendants Get $25 Fine" (p. 1), "Publisher Sends Air Conditioner" (p. 1), "Ours is 'Moral Battle' Says Vet" (p. 1), "We'll be Shipping Furniture Soon" (p. 1), "School Site Selected, Nisei Eligible to Teach" (p. 1), "Postal Savings" (p. 1), "Drama Program This Saturday" (p. 1), "Police Caution" (p. 2), "How to Detect …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 87 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-331)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 87 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-331)
Selected article titles: "Search State for Mail Truck Robbers; Postoffice Makes Check" (p. 1), "Forty-nine Leave on Relocation on Terminal Departure" (p. 1), "Evacuee Property Tell increase in Relocation Program" (p. 1), "Twelve Leave Next Week for Pre-induction Physical Exams" (p. 1), "Project Director Quoted by Times on Coast Return" (p. 2), "Condemn Attack on Nisei …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 34 (October 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-282)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 34 (October 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-282)
Selected article titles: "Seabrook Bound Bus to Leave Tuesday, Heath Reports" (p. 1), "Pacific Citizens Face Newsprint Slash" (p. 1), "President Praises Nisei Combat Team" (p. 1), "War to End in 1952 Predicts Murakami" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 19 (June 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-18)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 19 (June 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-18)
Selected article titles: "Stored Goods to be Shipped" (p. 1), "Legal Consultant Offers Advice" (p. 1), "Raise Wages. WRA Pay Scale Announced Here" (p. 1), "Paychecks Due" (p. 1), "Love Locked Out" (p. 1), "What to Do With Profits? Store Manager Seeks Suggestions" (p. 2), "Books Sought to Build Library" (p. 2), "Center Farm to Produce …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 14 (May 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-403)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 14 (May 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-403)
Selected article titles: "Work Corps to Aid U.S." (p. 1), "Danger! Beware of Petting" (p. 2), "Fire Alarm System" (p. 2), "Manzanar's Farm" (p. 2), "Inoculations" (p. 2), "Cemetery Site Selected Here" (p. 3).
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