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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. II No. 31 (October 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-75)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 31 (October 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-75)
Selected article titles: "Beet Recruiting Nears Finish. Utah Farms Closed to Manzanar Labor" (p. 1), "Temporary Shop Finished by Crew" (p. 1), "Get Acquainted YWMA Tea Held" (p. 1), "Rumor Rears Its Head" (p. 1), "Cotton Workers in Difficult Beginning" (p. 1), "Murder-Suicide Case Finished" (p. 1), "Manzanar Constitution in Draft; Will be Presented to Public" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 17 (August 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-53)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 17 (August 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-53)
Selected article titles: "Expect 1000 for Furlough. Farm Jobs May Start in October" (p. 1), "Seamen Called to Special Meeting" (p. 1), "To Notify Workers Through Press" (p. 1), "Barber Shop Opens Next Week" (p. 1), "Harvest Time for Victory Garden" (p. 1), "Local School System Faces Difficulties" (p. 1), "Student Nurses May Complete Training" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 25 (December 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-189)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 25 (December 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-189)
Selected article titles: "'Like Father to Us' Says Anzai of Director" (p. 1), "Taste in Water Not Chlorine -- W. Racely" (p. 1), "Merritt, Adams to Speak at Discussion" (p. 1), "Collect $699.85 in War Fund Campaign" (p. 1), "Martial Law in Hawaii Eased" (p. 1), "Give Procedure for Manzanar Visitors" (p. 2), "Eastern Relocation Officer …
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 19 (August 22, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-387)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 19 (August 22, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-387)
Selected article titles: "Job Opportunities Told by Representative from Connecticut" (p. 1), "YWCA to Establish Registry for List of Housing, Jobs" (p. 1), "Swimming Star Returns to Hawaii as Teacher of Physical Education " (p. 3), "Los Angeles Living Conditions Improved" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 7 (January 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-97)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 7 (January 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-97)
Selected article titles: "Woodworking Plant Started" (p. 1), "And the Rains Came" (p. 1), "WRA Field Office in Chicago Opens" (p. 1), "Nisei Soldiers Alarm Farmer" (p. 1), "Form Peace Group, Officials Named" (p. 1), "Peace and Order to be Maintained" (p. 1), "Plasterboard, Lumber Arrive" (p. 1), "Need Permit to Build Fires" (p. 1), "Traffic …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 35 (May 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-127)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 35 (May 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-127)
Selected article titles: "J. Edgar Hoover Says No Espionage" (p. 1), "Eastern Defense Command Opens New England Areas to Evacuees. Procedure to Acquire Positions Exactly Opposite to Chicago" (p. 1), "Fire Truck Mishap Results in Injuries to Six Firemen" (p. 1), "Public Opinion Kind in Chicago" (p. 1), "Average of Fifty Residents Leave Center Weekly" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 10 (May 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-399)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 10 (May 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-399)
Selected article titles: "Evacuation Two-third Over" (p. 1), "Issei Show a Big Success" (p. 1), "Health Dept. Stress Sanitation" (p. 2), "Amateur Farmers Will Get Land" (p. 3), "Boy Scout Troops Issue Membership Call" (p. 3), "Americans to Learn Japanese" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 36 (May 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-128)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 36 (May 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-128)
Selected article titles: Advisory Board Election Reaches Half-Way MarkSelected article titles: "Speech by Ralph Merritt Climaxes Parade of Band" (p. 1), "Project Director Clarifies Return of Resettlers" (p. 1), "Farm Labor Wages Differ Throughout the Country" (p. 1), "Pre-School P-TA to Hold First Aid and Health Program" (p. 1), "Housing Dept. Obtains Rice Straw for Mattresses" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 2 (April 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-392)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 2 (April 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-392)
Selected article titles: "Manzanar Holds First Election. Many Issei Have Initial Experience with Ballots" (p. 1), "First Wedding Bells Ring Out in this New Town for Sunday Rites" (p. 1), "Only Business Visitors Now Being Admitted" (p. 1), "Rice and Vegetables Coming" (p. 1), "Vaccination Hangover Symptoms Defined" (p. 2), "Measles Mastered Say Medicos" (p. 2), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 13 (August 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-364)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 13 (August 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-364)
Selected article titles: "Children's Village Slated to Close End of August" (p. 1), "Attempt to Lift Navy Ban Fails" (p. 1), "General MacArthur Grants Delay in Surrender Meet" (p. 1), "Complete Evacuation of Blocks 35 and 36 Tonight" (p. 1), "Services Available at Spokane Hostel" (p. 2), "Madison Welcomes Evacuee Resettlers" (p. 2), "Myer Determined to …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 37 (May 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-129)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 37 (May 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-129)
Selected article titles: "Evacuees Eligible for Vocational Training by NYA. 35 to Comprise Initial Group" (p. 1), "State Department to Deliberate Repatriation" (p. 1), "Procedures Released on Damage Claims" (p. 1), "Nisei Girl Exemplifies Americanism by Honesty" (p. 1), "Council Members Chosen; Ready to Perform Duties. Advisory Board Members to Help Merritt on Center Problems" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 19 (August 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-267)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 19 (August 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-267)
Selected article titles: "School Slated to Open on September 11" (p. 1), "Two Nisei to Return to Pacific Coast" (p. 1), "Myer Denies Closing of Any Other Centers" (p. 1), "JACL Reports Education" (p. 1), "High Nisei I.Q. in Army Reported" (p. 1), "Navy Stand on Nisei Announced" (p. 2), "JACL Suggests Papers Tell Nisei Casualties" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 7 (July 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-358)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 7 (July 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-358)
Selected article titles: "Train to Leave Rohwer" (p. 1), "Co-op Reveals Closing of Sports Department" (p. 1), "Nursery School Slated to Close by September" (p. 1), "Agriculture Secretary Hits Seattle Boycott of Japanese Produce" (p. 2), "Unregistered Aliens Sought by Campbell" (p. 2), "Japanese Civilians Detained at Redford" (p. 3), "Myer Urges Immediate Liquidation of Centers" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 4 (January 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-94)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 4 (January 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-94)
Selected article titles: "Experiment Underway as Evacuees Leave" (p. 1), "New Tax May Affect Residents. Museum Opens for 2-week Show" (p. 1), "New Implements Boost Output of Local Shoyu" (p. 1), "Shoe Repair Shop Opens for Business" (p. 1), "Leadership and Confidence" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 18 (August 15, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-386)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 18 (August 15, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-386)
Selected article titles: "N.Y. Church Committee Provides Scholarships" (p. 1), "Demand for Workers in New York High Despite V-E Day" (p. 1), "Chicago Passes Laws Favorably Effecting Security of Resettlers" (p. 1), "Outstanding Nisei Work Results in More Offers" (p. 1), "Explain How to Obtain Social Security Card" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 29 (April 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-226)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 29 (April 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-226)
Selected article titles: "Expect Hundreds to Attend Local Sunrise Service" (p. 1), "Wives of Nisei Soldiers in Camp Eligible for Dependency Benefit" (p. 1), "Ample Rice Supply Assured Residents" (p. 1), "Two-Day Festival to Commemorate Birth of Buddha" (p. 1), "High Wages Offered in Cleveland Area" (p. 2), "Supreme Court to Review Nisei Case" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 71 (February 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-315)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 71 (February 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-315)
Selected article titles: "Twelve Called to Active Duty; to Leave Monday for Induction" (p. 1), "Apply for Permits at Fire Department" (p. 1), "Aliens, Citizens May be Issued Business Licenses" (p. 1), "Tell Number of Nisei Casualties in Armed Forces" (p. 1), "Transfer Internees to Bismark [Bismarck] Camp" (p. 1), "Anti-Nisei Sentiment Hit by War Veteran" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 11 (August 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-259)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 11 (August 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-259)
Selected article titles: "Continue Investigation of Warehouse Fires" (p. 1), "Block Managers Meet in Hundredth Assembly Since Reorganization" (p. 2), "Protest Nisei Workers" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 20 (September 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-268)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 20 (September 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-268)
Selected article titles: "USO to Honor Families of Servicemen at Program" (p. 1), "[Ophthalmologist] Slated Here September 4-7" (p. 1), "Hoover Denounces Rumors of Hawaii" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 36 (July 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-36)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 36 (July 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-36)
Selected article titles: "Evacuees Eligible to Social Security Provisions" (p. 1), "Ask Housing for Alterations" (p. 1), "New Mattresses" (p. 1), "Questionnaires Due" (p. 1), "Signed Permits Necessary for All Visitors" (p. 1), "Return all Empty Pop Bottles" (p. 1), "New Residents for Manzanar: Forty Arrive to Rejoin Families" (p. 2), "Low Cost Shoe Repair Available" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 26 (March 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-223)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 26 (March 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-223)
Selected article titles: "Myer Backs Japanese Return to Evacuated West Coast Area" (p. 1), "West Coast Return of Japanese Sought" (p. 1), "Classification Given on Japanese Groups" (p. 1), "Group to Campaign in Behalf of Niseis" (p. 1), "Bill Urge Seizure of Alien Property" (p. 1), "Give Statistics on Post-Segregation" (p. 1), "Seven Niseis Brave Wrath …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 85 (April 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-329)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 85 (April 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-329)
Selected article titles: "Manzanar Saddened by President's Death" (p. 1), "Message by Block Managers Assembly Chairman" (p. 1), "Property Receiving, Shipping Warehouse Moves to Mess Two" (p. 1), "Insurance Not Available to Japanese" (p. 1), "War Correspondent Writes of Nisei Soldiers' Problems" (p. 1), "Four Additional WRA Offices to Open in Southern California" (p. 1), "Students …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 27 (September 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-67)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 27 (September 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-67)
Selected article titles: "Harvest Workers Leave Tuesday. Workers to Leave in Two Contingents as One Hundred More Volunteers Sought" (p. 1), "Federation Convenes Thursday" (p. 1), "New Government Group Meets" (p. 1), "Property Division Established" (p. 1), "Shoyu Dispute Truce Declared" (p. 1), "Back Allowances to Be Mailed Workers" (p. 1), "Pupils' Correct Names Asked" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 31 (October 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-279)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 31 (October 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-279)
Selected article titles: "Letters Reveal Story of 'Phantom Blaze'" (p. 1), "Foil Explains Cause of Saturday's Blackout" (p. 1), "Minnesota University Seeks Japanese Tutors" (p. 1), "Seek Arizona Evacuee on Manslaughter Charge" (p. 2), "Evacuee Visit Arouses Filipinos at Palo Alto" (p. 3), "Explain Departure Time of Manzanar Draftees" (p. 3), "Relocation Increases Here During September" …
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