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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. 6 No. 69 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-313)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 69 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-313)
Selected article titles: "Incomplete Results of Polio Drive Revealed by Hutchison" (p. 1), "Claim Japanese Plan to Under-Cut State Price on Vegetables" (p. 1), "Must Register for Employment to Work Under WRA" (p. 1), "Two Fined on Beating Charges" (p. 1), "All Centers to Close January 1946 Myer Tells Rohwer" (p. 1), "Resigns in Protest to …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 7 (January 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-204)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 7 (January 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-204)
Selected article titles: " Former Bishop of Tokyo Will Aid Relocation" (p. 1), " Rep. Clair J. Engle Reports on Tule Japanese Problem Hearing" (p. 1), " Complete Wiring of Camp's Fire Phones" (p. 1), " Relocation Officer Spikes Seasonal Leave Rumors" (p. 1), " Army to Draft Japanese Americans" (p. 1), " Ask Fair Treatment …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 33 (October 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-281)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 33 (October 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-281)
Selected article titles: "Rev. Nicholson Writes of Opportunities at Seabrook Farms" (p. 1), "Community Activities Plans Series of Five Programs in Auditorium" (p. 2), "Chicago Sun Columnist Defends Nisei Soldiers" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 21 (September 5, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-390)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 21 (September 5, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-390)
Selected article titles: "Farm Housing Available in Pahrump, Nevada" (p. 1), "1400 Acres in Niland Offered for Cash Lease" (p. 1), "Housing for One Family Offered on 60 Acres of Farm Land at Santa Fe" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 35 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-35)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 35 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-35)
Selected article titles: "Movie to be Presented Here" (p. 1), "Winning Crews Receive Melons" (p. 1), "Soap to be Issued" (p. 1), "Jail A La Manzanar" (p. 1), "Urge Eligible Workers to Call for Pay" (p. 1), "Last Rites for S. Onodera Set" (p. 3), "First Aid Classes Suspended" (p. 3), "Bair's Creek Open for Picnickers" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 3 (July 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-251)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 3 (July 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-251)
Selected article titles: "To Inoculate All Dogs in Center" (p. 1), "List Leisure Time Activities for Adults" (p. 2), "Request Evacuees to Submit Qualifications" (p. 2), "Alien Evacuee Opens Dental Office in Mid-West City" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 32 (April 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-229)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 32 (April 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-229)
Selected article titles: "Delayed Draft List Arrives" (p. 1), "Ickes Hits Coast Attitude" (p. 1), "Relocation Officials to Meet in Chicago" (p. 1), "Dies Investigates Japanese Finances" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 94 (May 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-339)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 94 (May 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-339)
Selected article titles: "CACA Gift Shop Robbed During Recent Blackout" (p. 1), "Negroes Win Case on Buddhist Church Use" (p. 1), "Seattle Council of Churches Opens New Hostel" (p. 2), "Wapato Area Driver Carries Anti-Nisei Windshield Sticker" (p. 2), "Hits Discrimination Against Minorities" (p. 2), "Over 50 Roofs Damaged by Manzanar Duststorm" (p. 2), "Belmont Club …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 26 Supplement (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-26)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 26 Supplement (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-26)
Selected article titles: "WRA to Conduct Census. Legal Record of Resident to be Compiled Through Interviews" (p. 1), "Picnics in Offing" (p. 1), "Over Half of Employable Persons on Projects" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 39 (October 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-83)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 39 (October 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-83)
Selected article titles: "Discuss Farm Plans. All-Out Production to be Formulated by Officials" (p. 1), "City Insulation Nears Completion" (p. 1), "Save Ideas for Free Press P-Coat Contest" (p. 1), "Voters Registering. Registered to Vote in Charter Ratification and Election" (p. 1), "Death Beckons Issei Pioneer" (p. 1), "Tayama Calls Meeting Tonight" (p. 3), "Purpose of …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 27 (April 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-224)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 27 (April 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-224)
Selected article titles: "Discrimination Said Not Reason for Segregated Teams" (p. 1), "Block 16 to Vacate for Use by Community Center and Schools" (p. 1), "Supreme Court Set for Korematsu Case" (p. 1), "Residents Urged to Collect Old Papers" (p. 1), "Resident Here Discovers Monster at Local Creek" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. I No. 2 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-332)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. I No. 2 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-332)
Selected article titles: "Departures (April 11 to April 17)" (p. 1), "Booklet Tells Need of Retail Shops in Midwest" (p. 1), "Job Opportunities Open to Issei in East" (p. 1), "Apartment Hostel in New York Facilitates Family Resettlement" (p. 1), "Issei Future Believed in New Orleans Area" (p. 2), "Want Evacuee Families to Operate Farm for …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 72 (September 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-164)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 72 (September 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-164)
Selected article titles: "System Altered for Departure" (p. 1), "Personal Property of Segregees Explained" (p. 1), "Congress Elects New Directors" (p. 1), "Visual Education Directors Meet" (p. 1), "Editorial: Harvesting Public Opinion" (p. 2), "New England Area Favorable" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 17 (February 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-214)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 17 (February 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-214)
Selected article titles: "Unavoidable Delay Upsets Train Movements for Local Segregees" (p. 1), "Ask Legion to Make Loyalty Distinction" (p. 1), "To Temporarily Halt All Seasonal Leaves" (p. 1), "Worst Snow Storm in Manzanar History Causes Inconveniences" (p. 1), "Nisei Warned" (p. 1), "Canadian Evacuees to Test Sale of Properties in Court" (p. 1), "Suicide Mission …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 5 (September 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-169)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 5 (September 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-169)
Selected article titles: "Robert L. Brown Returns From Tulelake Project" (p. 1), "Farm Division Gives Away Food Products" (p. 1), "Gripsholm Sails With 1400 Aboard" (p. 1), "Manufacturing Tells Industrial Progress" (p. 1), "Approximately 291 Outsiders Counted" (p. 1), "Attempted Suicide by Man Disclosed" (p. 1), "Weekly Accommodations for Five Local Residents in Chicago Told" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 17 (November 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-181)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 17 (November 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-181)
Selected article titles: "Propose Boost in Local Postage Charges" (p. 1), "Views on Japanese Minority Problems in Legion Magazine" (p. 1), "2000 in Tulelake Under Surveillance in Form Sit-down" (p. 1), "Deny Nisei Entrance Into Public School" (p. 2), "Gives Set-up at Tulelake Project" (p. 2), "Attempt Eviction of Nisei Couple" (p. 3), "Remind Residents of …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 13 (May 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-402)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 13 (May 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-402)
Selected article titles: "W.R.A. Takes Over Center. Roy Nash Succeeds Clayton Triggs as Manager Here" (p. 1), "Elect Your LeadersDaisies Bloom, Radishes Sprout" (p. 2), "Americanization" (p. 3), "Clothing Distributed" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 30 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-30)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 30 (June 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-30)
Selected article titles: "New Record Set by Five Men Crew at Net Project" (p. 1), "Manzanar Youth Answers Fifth Registration Call" (p. 1), "Future Wages to be in Cash or Checks" (p. 1), "Regular Confabs Between Officials and Residents" (p. 1), "Workers May File WCCA Wage Claims" (p. 1), "WRA Photographers Visit Center" (p. 2), "Guayule …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 48 (June 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-140)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 48 (June 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-140)
Selected article titles: "Cancellation of NYA Program for Niseis Explained" (p. 1), "1943 Farm Production for Center Outlined by Washington WRA Office" (p. 1), "Packages Under Army Inspection" (p. 1), "Nisei-Owned Hostel Opens in Chicago" (p. 1), "Rise in Patients Reported by Clinic" (p. 1), "Labor Needed in Self Sustaining Farm Program, Says McConnell" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 25 (March 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-222)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 25 (March 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-222)
Selected article titles: "Merritt Emphasizes Cooperation on Local Relocation Program" (p. 1), "Reinstitute Draft for Hawaiian Niseis" (p. 1), "Eligibles Heard by Special Tule Board" (p. 1), "Indict Three Tuleans on Radio Violation" (p. 1), "Raise Postal Rates; Fees to be Effective Here March 26" (p. 2), "Niseis Find New Haven at Hostel in Minneapolis" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 20 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-19)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 20 (June 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-19)
Selected article titles: "Absentee Vote Casted Here" (p. 1), "Rare Evacuees" (p. 1), "First Manzanar Commencement Exercises Held Last Night. Roy Nash Presents Diplomas" (p. 1), "Here to Get Acquainted" (p. 2), "Congressman Sees Former Employee" (p. 2), "A Confused American" (p. 2), "East Meets West: Issei Struggle for Beauty, Sansei Bold Experimenters" (p. 3), "Library …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 22 (November 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-186)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 22 (November 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-186)
Selected article titles: "Biddle Talks to Bar Association About Japanese" (p. 1), "Evacuee Release Policy of WRA Questioned by News Reporter" (p. 1), "Police Department Warns All Drivers" (p. 1), "Report 'Smokey' Stoves to Thorne" (p. 1), "Christian Science Monitor: Devotes Articles on Manzanar" (p. 1), "New Supervisor Tells of Marked Change in Co-op" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 10 (July 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-258)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 10 (July 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-258)
Selected article titles: "Red Cross Messages Received From Japan" (p. 1), "Los Angeles Editor Upholds Loyal Nisei" (p. 1), "Schedule 'Think of Your Future Week' Postponed by Board" (p. 1), "Convicted Nisei File Mass Appeal" (p. 1), "To Abandon Plans to Open Leupp Center" (p. 1), "WRA to Provide for Property Storage" (p. 1), "Tule Nisei …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 4 (July 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-356)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 4 (July 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-356)
Selected article titles: "Police Seek Owner of Lost Suit Case" (p. 1), "Teletype from Myer Reveals Closing Date of WRA Centers" (p. 1), "Evacuees Now Eligible to Purchase Insurance" (p. 2), "442nd Separated from Negro 92nd Infantry" (p. 3), "Civil Liberties Union Offers $1000 Reward for Nisei Attackers" (p. 4).
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