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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 Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 9 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-376)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 9 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-376)
Selected article titles: "Details Given on Land Laws of Various States" (p. 1), "Portland Committee Holds Open House" (p. 1), "Several Hundred Nisei Now in Kansas City" (p. 3), "National War Labor Board Hires Nisei" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 82 (April 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-326)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 82 (April 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-326)
Selected article titles: "Demorest Explains Draft Card Rules" (p. 1), "Disclose Deadline on Use of WRA Storage Warehouses" (p. 1), "Japanese Children May Enter Idaho Schools Without Tuition Fees" (p. 2), "Require Union Cards for Produce Work in Los Angeles Area" (p. 2), "Former Sacramento Man Attacked in Chicago" (p. 3), "Spain Severs Relations With Japanese …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 24 (March 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-115)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 24 (March 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-115)
Selected article titles: "Local Education Week Observed. Pageant Attracts Many Residents" (p. 1), "Merritt Greets Volunteers on Anniversary. Sunday's Program Hit by Windstorm" (p. 1), "Inventory Will Be Made on Residents' Farm Equipment. Farm Machinery, Auto Equipment Inventory Will Begin Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Low Water Pressure Here Prevents Use of Hydrants" (p. 1), "State Legislature Gets …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 61 (July 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-153)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 61 (July 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-153)
Selected article titles: "Population Decrease" (p. 1), "Tulelake WRA Center Designated as Segregation Camp for Disloyals" (p. 1), "Collect Rumors at Registration" (p. 1), "Merritt States Peace Committee Will Dissolve" (p. 1), "Myers' Message on Segregation" (p. 1), "2048 Students in School Last June" (p. 1), "Report Increase of Farm Wage Rates" (p. 2), "Gates, Let's …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 51 (June 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-143)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 51 (June 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-143)
Selected article titles: "From Hilo to Gila and a Job in Elgin" (p. 1), "Priority Request Procedure Given" (p. 1), "Curfew Legality Upheld by Court" (p. 1), "Santa Fe Internee Camp Swept by Fire; All Escape Injury" (p. 1), "Joseph Grew States Common Japanese in Japan Hates War" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 21 (June 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-20)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 21 (June 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-20)
Selected article titles: "Work Corps Leaves for Idaho. Sugar Beet Field Call 200 Volunteers" (p. 1), "New WRA Men Report to Work" (p. 1), "WRA Official Visits Camp" (p. 1), "Unoccupied Blocks Opened to Relieve Housing Problems" (p. 1), "Help Us Live Up to Our Name... The Free Press" (p. 2), "The Free Press Belongs to …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 42 (November 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-290)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 42 (November 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-290)
Selected article titles: "Furlough Workers Return Here From Five Inland States" (p. 1), "Offer High Wages for Produce Man" (p. 1), "Domestic Pay Rate Hits New High in New York Area" (p. 1), "Letter Written by Nisei Soldier Asks 'What Must We Do to Prove Loyalty?'" (p. 1), "Democracy or Bigotry?" (p. 2), "Facts About Evacuee …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 13 (February 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-210)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 13 (February 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-210)
Selected article titles: "Give Procedure on Selective Service Notices" (p. 1), "Install Alarm Boxes for Fire Hazards" (p. 1), "Federal Govt. Files Condemnation Suit Involving Manzanar" (p. 1), "Canteen Sells Rice" (p. 1), "Processing Schedules for Segregants is Released" (p. 1), "News Commentator Stresses Fair Play for Nisei Citizens" (p. 1), "Majority of Residents Now Eligible …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 37 (October 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-81)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 37 (October 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-81)
Selected article titles: "New Land Tract Cleared as Additional Farms Planned" (p. 1), "Scout Director Here" (p. 1), "Policewomen Needed" (p. 1), "Change System on Paper Distribution" (p. 1), "Crippled Children Listed for Clinic" (p. 1), "Student Jobs Open" (p. 1), "Primary Election Results for Work Corps Counted. Names for Fair Practice Group Up for General …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 2 (January 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-92)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 2 (January 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-92)
Selected article titles: "Benefits Sought for Workers" (p. 1), "Increase in Farm Acreage Mapped" (p. 1), "To Open Relocation Offices in Mid-West" (p. 1), "PTA Bazaar and Movie Hailed Successful" (p. 1), "New Police Personnel Released" (p. 1), "Warehouses for Evacuee Goods Announced" (p. 1), "Oil Shortage Fear Unnecessary" (p. 1), "No Racial Barriers" (p. 2), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 11 (May 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-400)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 11 (May 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-400)
Selected article titles: "Wage Scale Announced" (p. 1), "Orphanage to Rise Here" (p. 1), "Wind? Sure But Pioneers Refuse to Bite the Dust" (p. 2), "Hats Off to Our Police Force" (p. 2), "Two Calls a Day. Fire Prevention Instructions" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 11 (August 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-362)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 11 (August 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-362)
Selected article titles: "Switzerland to Represent Japanese Interest in U.S." (p. 1), "Free Press Changes to Weekly Newspaper" (p. 1), "Special Bus to Leave Center August 15 for Los Angeles Area" (p. 1), "Hope Says Nisei GIs 'American as Hamburgers'" (p. 2), "Poston Evacuee Workers Terminate Employment" (p. 2), "Ask Reconsideration of Nisei Membership" (p. 3), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 65 (February 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-309)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 65 (February 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-309)
Selected article titles: "Genevieve Carter Tells Closing of All Manzanar Schools in May" (p. 1), "Broadcast Kuroki Experiences on Air" (p. 1), "Nisei Soldiers Aid in Coal Deliveries" (p. 1), "Stringent Rationing Seen Despite Available Food Supplies in 1945" (p. 1), "Children Eligible for Relocation Without Escort of Relatives" (p. 1), "Plans Underway for Property Removal" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 36 (May 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-233)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 36 (May 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-233)
Selected article titles: "Buddhist Church to Move to New Location" (p. 1), "33 Nisei Girls Sought by WACs" (p. 1), "Remove 'Trouble Makers' From Tule Lake Project" (p. 2), "Solicitors Arrested San Francisco" (p. 3), "Expect More Evacuees" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 40 (October 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-84)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 40 (October 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-84)
Selected article titles: "Dr. Togaski, Local Health Head, Transfers to Tule Lake Center" (p. 1), "Auditor Reports on Financial Condition" (p. 1), "Proud Papas May See Babies" (p. 1), "Chop Suey Treat for Local Gourmands" (p. 1), "Vegetables Shipped" (p. 1), "Cotton Picking Venture Fails, Reports Investigation Board" (p. 1), "Arizona Ranch Seeks Male Cook" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 16 (February 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-213)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 16 (February 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-213)
Selected article titles: "Heaviest Snowfall Recorded Here Over Week-end" (p. 1), "House Considers on Denaturalization Bill" (p. 1), "Wire Break Causes Power Failure Here" (p. 1), "Three Men Give Blood to 'Unique' Cancer Patient" (p. 1), "Japan Refuses to Resume Negotiations" (p. 1), "WRA Tule Policy Lax Criticizes Costello" (p. 1), "Inland Area People Urged to …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 3 (July 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-39)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 3 (July 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-39)
Selected article titles: "What the World is Saying..." (p. 1), "Net Records Broken. Woman Worker Produces Four Nets Per Day" (p. 1), "Optometrist to Arrive" (p. 1), "Manzanar Lures Newshounds; Featured in Top Magazines" (p. 1), "Eleven Newcomers Arrive From Other Assembly Centers" (p. 1), "Experts to Encourage Agriculture" (p. 1), "Modern $150,000 Sewer Plant for …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 3 (April 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-393)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 3 (April 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-393)
Selected article titles: "First Baby Comes to Manzanar. New Arrival Thursday Increases Camp Population" (p. 1), "You Can't Leave Camp for Jobs, Says Army" (p. 1), "Vote by Absentee Ballots" (p. 1), "Officials Impressed by Camp Progress" (p. 2), "Newsmen Express Keen Interest in Local Work" (p. 2), "Shower Curtains Coming: Also Police Uniforms" (p. 2), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 18 (November 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-182)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 18 (November 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-182)
Selected article titles: "Manzanar to Observe 'National Education Week' November 7-13" (p. 1), "Adams Expects 1000 Clearances Soon" (p. 1), "Man Overcomes Coyote in 'Jungle'" (p. 1), "Mess Hall 2 to Close for Use by Community Management" (p. 1), "Order Turkeys for Thanksgiving Day" (p. 1), "Praise Japanese Furlough Workers" (p. 1), "Hostel Directors Prepare Uniform …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 2 (July 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-252)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 2 (July 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-252)
Selected article titles: "Idaho Seasonal Workers Beaten by Buhl Youths at Twin Falls" (p. 1), "D.S.C. Bestowed on Korean American" (p. 1), "Peterson Tells Ethnic Problems" (p. 1), "Fidler Opposes Espionage Film" (p. 1), "New Bill to Exclude Nisei From Voting" (p. 1), "Urge Citizens to Register for Voting" (p. 1), "Californian Negates DeWitt Statement" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 11 (October 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-175)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 11 (October 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-175)
Selected article titles: "Project Director Merritt to Visit Tule Lake Center. To Make Personal Check on Segregation Group" (p. 1), "Urge Delegates to Persuade Relocation" (p. 1), "Caucasian Staff Buys More Bonds" (p. 1), "Philadelphia Hostel Nears Completion" (p. 1), "289 Segregants Leave Manzanar" (p. 1), "WRA and Segregation" (p. 2), "Opening in Chicago for Domestic …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 16 (February 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-107)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 16 (February 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-107)
Selected article titles: "Fight? No Just Rebates" (p. 1), "Forfeit Rights on Compensation if Work Refused. Clothes Allowance Will Also be Denied" (p. 1), "Live in Camp, Work Outside, Hmmm, Not Bad" (p. 1), "Detained Men in Independence Removed to Moab" (p. 1), "Chance to Volunteer Given to Issei" (p. 1), "Colorado Has Many Women Volunteers" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. V No. 3 (January 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-200)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. V No. 3 (January 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-200)
Selected article titles: "Myer Proposes Relocation Meet" (p. 1), "Police Warns Law Violators" (p. 1), "Editorial -- Rights of the Majority" (p. 2), "Job Offers Arrive From Saint Louis" (p. 2), "Property Sale Questioned" (p. 2), "Camp Denied Fire Siren" (p. 3), "Flu Taxes Hospital" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 6 (May 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-373)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 6 (May 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-373)
Selected article titles: "Philadelphia Attracts Many Manzanites" (p. 1), "Steps to Follow in Making Resettlement Plans" (p. 2), "Employer of 12 Evacuees Believes Opportunities Found on Eastern Farms" (p. 3), "Hold Forum to Aid Japanese Relocation" (p. 3), "Initiate Nisei Veteran Into International Machinsts' Lodge" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 44 (June 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-136)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 44 (June 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-136)
Selected article titles: "175 Nisei Soldiers in South Pacific on Special Duty" (p. 1), "Center Visitors Required to Pay Room and Board" (p. 1), "New M.P. Escorts Arrive Here" (p. 1), "Discussion Urged by WRA Official on Relocation" (p. 1), "Brown Advises Plan to Collect Cash for Medics" (p. 1), "$5,000 Fine or Prison Term for …
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