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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. IV No. 12 (October 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-176)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 12 (October 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-176)
Selected article titles: "Remind Residents Water Control Still in Effect" (p. 1), "Promise Fair Play to Utah Workers" (p. 1), "Indian Protests Nisei Teachers" (p. 1), "Tuleans Move" (p. 1), "Continue Leave Clearance Hearing" (p. 1), "To Hold Discussions on Social Problems" (p. 1), "Blackout Saturday Due to Lightning" (p. 1), "Shoyu Factory Goes Into Full …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 14 (October 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-178)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 14 (October 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-178)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Squad Saves Allied Paratroopers. Hawaiians in Italy Enter Benevento" (p. 1), "Hog Project Gets Underway as Hogs Arrive" (p. 1), "General Leave Cleave Clearance Hearings to Begin Monday" (p. 1), "Evacuee Learns of American Justice" (p. 1), "Honor Segregants at Goh Tournament" (p. 2), "Refuse Offers of Chicago Employers" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 29 (April 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-120)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 29 (April 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-120)
Selected article titles: "NHA Established Housing Centers in Acute Cities" (p. 1), "New Isolation Camp in Leupp, Arizona" (p. 1), "Citizenship Status in Japan for Nisei Explained by Opler" (p. 1), "New Ruling to Speed Up Resettlement Program. Definite Job Offer Must be Had Before Leave Can be Granted" (p. 1), "WRA Takes Over Private Storage …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 29 (October 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-277)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 29 (October 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-277)
Selected article titles: "Second Reservist Group Called. Ten to Leave Friday Morning for Fort Douglas" (p. 1), "New York WRA Head Here to Counsel Resettlers" (p. 1), "Casualty List Compiled" (p. 1), "Future Violators Face Bishop Jail" (p. 3), "Release Statistics on WRA Center Population" (p. 3), "Thomas Flays Opposers of West Coast Return" (p. 3), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 6 (September 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-170)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 6 (September 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-170)
Selected article titles: "Uphold Promise Given Domestic Minority Group" (p. 1), "Importance of School; Regulations About Attendance Explained by Fox" (p. 1), "Two Battery Cases Reported by Police" (p. 1), "Adopt Resolution Urging Relocation" (p. 1), "Answer Inquiries About Repatriates" (p. 1), "Water Consumption Decrease Disclosed" (p. 1), "Myer Announces Official Figures on Segregation" (p. 2), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 24 (September 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-62)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 24 (September 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-62)
Selected article titles: "Schools to Begin. Elementary Grades Register Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Co-op Receives State Recognition" (p. 1), "Work Corps Needs Support" (p. 1), "Canteen to Close" (p. 1), "Lost Clipping of Sentimental Value" (p. 1), "Local Government Foundation Set. Seventeen Men Commission to Plan for Permanent Community Set-up" (p. 1), "Friends Back Work Camp" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 3 (July 11, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-355)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 3 (July 11, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-355)
Selected article titles: "Cut Made on Supply of Coca Cola Here Beginning July 1" (p. 1), "Block Six Leads Others in Resettlement Program" (p. 1), "51 Per Cent Leave Relocation Centers on Leaves" (p. 2), "33 Captured Japanese Enroute to America" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press office (ddr-densho-151-478)
img Manzanar Free Press office (ddr-densho-151-478)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Staff of the Manzanar Free Press at work. This is the local mimeographed paper of happenings at this War Relocation Authority center published by evacuees interested in this work. Most of the items are written in English, with but one page translated into Japanese.
Manzanar Free Press staff (ddr-densho-151-430)
img Manzanar Free Press staff (ddr-densho-151-430)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. The staff of the Japanese language section of the Manzanar Free Press conferring with the editor, Joe Blamey.
Manzanar Free Press office (ddr-densho-151-431)
img Manzanar Free Press office (ddr-densho-151-431)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Staff of the Manzanar Free Press at work. This is the local mimeographed paper of happenings at this War Relocation Authority center published by evavuees interested in this work. Most of the items are written in English, with but one page translated into Japanese.
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