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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. 7 No. 2 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-354)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 2 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-354)
Selected article titles: "Original Marauder Visits Los Angeles" (p. 1), "Lack of Teachers Closes Classes" (p. 1), "Shots Fired at San Jose Home of WRA Official" (p. 3), "Taxpayers May Support Evacuees" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 32 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-32)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 32 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-32)
Selected article titles: "Manzanar Celebrates Fourth. Two-Day Fete Includes Picnics" (p. 1), "Meal Hours Changed" (p. 1), "Studio to Open" (p. 1), "Report Diarrhea Cases to Doctors" (p. 3), "Pertussis Shots" (p. 3), "On the Farming Front: Harvest Time Near for Local Farms" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 36 (October 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-80)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 36 (October 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-80)
Selected article titles: "School Principal Killed in Crash. Marshall Miller, Elementary School Head, Dies in Plane Crash at Bishop Airport" (p. 1), "Part-time Jobs Open" (p. 1), "Crippled-Children Clinic to Open" (p. 1), "Postal Inspection Begun" (p. 1), "'Our New World'" (p. 2), "Businessmen Form New Organization" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 7 (July 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-256)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 7 (July 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-256)
Selected article titles: "Spanish Consul Visits" (p. 1), "Explain Reason for Delay in Induction" (p. 2), "Kaltenborn Donates Sum to Provide Scholarship for Nisei at Academy" (p. 2), "Tule Appeals Board Give Hearings on Leave Clearance" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 33 (April 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-125)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 33 (April 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-125)
Selected article titles: "Pox is Increasing" (p. 1), "Progress Made on Resettlement Claims WRA Director. Myer Expresses Fervent Hopes for Residents' Future Lives" (p. 1), "National Week for Boys and Girls Starts Today. Fourfold Purpose to Develop Potentialities of Youngsters" (p. 1), "Maritime Union Offers Work to Nisei Seamen" (p. 1), "Evacuees May Start Enterprise to …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 18 (August 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-266)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 18 (August 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-266)
Selected article titles: "First Nisei Group Sent to West Coast Post for Further Training" (p. 1), "Oppose Return of Japanese to Coast" (p. 1), "Alien Parolees May Apply for Release" (p. 1), "Federal Court to Hear of Loyal Nisei Exclusion" (p. 1), "Means Available to Send Ashes of Deceased to Japan Reported" (p. 1), "Redesignate 442nd …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 22 (June 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-21)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 22 (June 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-21)
Selected article titles: "Results of Block Leaders' Election Released Today" (p. 1), "If You Have Things in Government Storage" (p. 1), "Camouflage Net Workers Begin War Production" (p. 1), "Organization of Town Meeting Meets Approval" (p. 2), "Police Chief Condemns Brawls" (p. 2), "Doctor Warns of Animal Diseases" (p. 3), "Fire Causes $80 Damage" (p. 3), …
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 17 (August 11, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-385)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 17 (August 11, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-385)
Selected article titles: "First Granada Returnee Inducted Into Army" (p. 1), "Issei, Nisei Work on Sheep Ranch in Cozad" (p. 1), "WRA Office Workers Meet With Resettlers" (p. 1), "Catholic Charities Offer Housing, Work for Six Family Units" (p. 2), "Nisei Eligible for Housing Project Home" (p. 2), "Buddhist Church Opens Hostel in Detroit" (p. 2), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 23 (March 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-220)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 23 (March 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-220)
Selected article titles: "Spanish Embassy Corrects Misleading Draft Letter" (p. 1), "Colony Splits Over Japanese Problem" (p. 1), "Chinese Nisei Hits Racial Persecution" (p. 1), "38 Young Men Take Special Army Test" (p. 1), "Nisei Faces Charge of Sedition Acts" (p. 2), "More Jobs Open in Kansas for Niseis" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 53 (December 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-298)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 53 (December 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-298)
Selected article titles: "War Relocation Authority Stops Leave Clearance Processing" (p. 1), "Christmas Gift Committee Tells of Gift to Children of Manzanar" (p. 1), "Project Attorney to Handle Legal Requests in City" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 4 (May 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-371)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 4 (May 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-371)
Selected article titles: "Factory Work Opens to Nisei Resettlers in Philadelphia" (p. 1), "Philadelphia Hostel Welcomes Resettlers" (p. 1), "New York Dressmaker Finds Japanese Capable Workers" (p. 1), "Philadelphia Offers Post War Employment to Japanese People" (p. 2), "1500 Japanese Evacuees Return to West Coast" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 32 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-76)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 32 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-76)
Selected article titles: "The Honest Man" (p. 1), "New Block Managers Confer Up Working System" (p. 1), "National WRA Director Arrives Tuesday for One-day Conference. To be Accompanied by Army Official" (p. 1), "Drafted Charter Meets Approval" (p. 1), "Negroes and the Nisei" (p. 2), "Shall We Fiddle While Manzanar Burns?" (p. 2), "Bottle Return Help …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 15 (February 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-212)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 15 (February 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-212)
Selected article titles: "Department of Interior Takes Over WRA Center" (p. 1), "Manzanar Segregants to Entrain at Lone Pine for Tule Center" (p. 1), "So-long Tule Bounds" (p. 1), "Tokyo Broadcast in Reply to Charges on U.S. Prisoners" (p. 1), "Statistics of Segregation Released by Assistant Project Director Adams" (p. 1), "Relocation Cure for 'Manzanar Madness'" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 28 (September 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-71)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 28 (September 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-71)
Selected article titles: "Beet Fields Call Thousand Workers. Montana and Idaho Destination" (p. 1), "Itinerary of Workers Disclosed" (p. 1), "Patient Taken to L.A. Hospital" (p. 1), "Co-op Delegates Adopt By-Laws" (p. 1), "Coverly, New Project Director, Arrives" (p. 1), "Purposes Revealed by Hawaiian Club" (p. 1), "Patrolman Hurt Quelling Fight" (p. 1), "To the Parents …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 1 (April 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-391)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 1 (April 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-391)
Selected article titles: "Manzanar Booms Into Valley's Biggest Town. Present Population Announced to be 3,302" (p. 1), "Inoculation is for Everyone in Camp" (p. 1), "Jobs Will be Given Out According to Own Merit" (p. 2), "Report Diarrhea" (p. 2), "Defense Stamp Sales Soar; 2 Cents Letter Rate to L.A." (p. 2), "Rumors Our Roomers" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 50 (November 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-9)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 50 (November 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-9)
Selected article titles: "Information Head for Co-op Chosen. George Matsumura to Fill New Post" (p. 1), "Three Leave for JACL Gathering" (p. 1), "Policeman Injured by Unknown Gang" (p. 1), "Frost Damages Local Crops" (p. 1), "Call in Sugar Ration Books" (p. 1), "Clothing Workers Begin Cataloging. Slight Changes in New Allowances" (p. 1), "New Work …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 103 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-348)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 103 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-348)
Selected article titles: "War Service to Reconsider Selective Service Classifications" (p. 1), "Shortage of Workers Effects Residents" (p. 1), "Residents Urged to Notify Free Press" (p. 1), "Instructions Given Residents Leaving on Special Buses" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Makes Inspection Tour" (p. 1), "Proposals to Naturalize Loyal Asiatics Up Before Congressional Subcommittee" (p. 1), "WRA Removes …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 26 (September 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-274)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 26 (September 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-274)
Selected article titles: "Part Time Workers Sought to Ease Manpower Shortage" (p. 1), "Nisei Risks Own Life to Save Owl" (p. 1), "Nisei War Casualty Asks Aid to Others; Dies of Wounds" (p. 1), "Korematsu-Endo Case Slated for Supreme Court" (p. 2), "Visits to Tule Center Limited" (p. 3), "JACL to Conduct Coast Return Poll" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 1 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-37)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 1 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-37)
Selected article titles: "New Policy for Transfers Told" (p. 1), "Resident Leaves to Join Sweetheart" (p. 1), "Presses Roll for First Printed Free Press" (p. 1), "Form Judiciary Committee to Help Maintain Order" (p. 1), "Police Chief 'Jailed'" (p. 2), "Blocks to Elect Leaders" (p. 2), "Exonerate Freight Delivery Crew of Damaged Shipments" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 42 (October 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-2)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 42 (October 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-2)
Selected article titles: "Slackers to Shiver This Winter" (p. 1), "College to Study Evacuation" (p. 1), "First Furlough Worker Returns" (p. 1), "Mass Election Held for Fair Practice Committee on Friday" (p. 1), "Plant Guayule in New Acreage" (p. 1), "Barrack Insulation Nears Final Round" (p. 1), "Welfare Section Undertakes Solving of Social Problems" (p. 2), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. V No. 1 (January 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-198)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. V No. 1 (January 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-198)
Selected article titles: "Rebuke Three for Favoring Niseis' Return" (p. 1), "Wires President of Confidence in Myer" (p. 1), "Grew Makes Stand for Nisei in Speech" (p. 1), "Halt Relocation for Residents Until 10th" (p. 1), "Time Magazine Hits Newspaper in Article on Japanese Problem" (p. 1), "Ask Repatriates to Make Application" (p. 1), "Require Residents …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 14 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-262)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 14 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-262)
Selected article titles: "LA Christians Favor Nisei Coast Return" (p. 1), "Vandals Desecrate Japanese Cemetery" (p. 1), "King George Talks With Nisei Soldiers" (p. 1), "Loyal Nisei Return Urged in Resolution" (p. 1), "Interview Nisei for Civil Service Jobs" (p. 1), "Tulean Boy is Killed in Truck Accident" (p. 2), "Nisei Problem Topic on Radio Broadcast …
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 8 (June 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-375)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 8 (June 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-375)
Selected article titles: "Evacuee Problems Discussed by 150" (p. 1), "Jobs Are Like Time They Do Not Wait" (p. 1), "Many Jobs Offered in Los Angeles Area" (p. 4), "Gets Pamphlets on 'Small Business' for Chicago Area" (p. 4), "First Evacuee Returns to Tacoma, Washington" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 50 (June 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-142)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 50 (June 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-142)
Selected article titles: "Hog, Cattle and Chicken Farm Projects to Begin" (p. 1), "Committee to Fight Race Discrimination" (p. 1), "Japanese American Soldiers at Shelby in Favorable Light" (p. 1), "Plan to Organize Council Submitted" (p. 1), "Return Articles Loaned by Hospital" (p. 1), "Way Station for War Prisoners at Angel Island" (p. 1), "Title Officially …
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