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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. III No. 32 (April 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-124)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 32 (April 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-124)
Selected article titles: "National Director of WRA, Dillon Myer, Pays Visit. Two-day Center Tour Conducted" (p. 1), "Statistics Show Midwest Living Expense Lower. Cost of Living in Kansas City, Indianapolis and Denver Lower" (p. 1), "Insufficient Work Reported by Boys in Idaho Related" (p. 1), "Colorado Accepts Farm Laborers" (p. 1), "Relocation is an Opportunity Says …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 63 (January 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-307)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 63 (January 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-307)
Selected article titles: "Farm Security Aid Available for Evacuees Meeting Qualifications" (p. 1), "Fresno Reception Reported Friendly" (p. 1), "Hutchinson Asks Aid of Residents in Infantile Paralysis Campaign" (p. 1), "Agencies to Permit Japanese Fishermen to Operate Vessels" (p. 1), "Protest Attempt License Restoration to Nisei Fishermen" (p. 2), "House Considers Bill to Close All Centers …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 38 (November 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-286)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 38 (November 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-286)
Selected article titles: "Farewell Party Held in Honor of Adams" (p. 1), "Budget Limitations Hit Minidoka Gym" (p. 1), "Canada Loan Drive Exceeds Last Quota" (p. 1), "Tell of Nisei Women in War Effort" (p. 1), "Teletype Reveals Limited Housing at Seabrook" (p. 1), "Lift Martial Law" (p. 1), "Japanese American Captures Germans" (p. 2), "Korematsu-Endo …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 50 (June 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-247)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 50 (June 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-247)
Selected article titles: "Bolster Funds to Study Japanese Problems" (p. 1), "Postwar Relocation Center Plans Told" (p. 1), "Regulations Still in Effect on Contrabands" (p. 1), "Raise Age of Youths on Leave Clearance Filing" (p. 2), "Poston Water Situation Reported as Serious" (p. 2), "Military Situation to Decide Return to Coast" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 25 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-116)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 25 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-116)
Selected article titles: "Malicious Rumor of Bonus Money Curbed by Heath. Money Granted for Relocation" (p. 1), "Invite Caucasians to Red Cross Show" (p. 1), "Construction of Faculty Living Quarters Started" (p. 1), "Evacuee Property Office Established" (p. 1), "Oldest Nisei, Gunner in Spanish-American War" (p. 2), "School Papers Make Debut With Mimeographed Editions" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 7 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-374)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 7 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-374)
Selected article titles: "Encourage Resettlers to Notify of Leaves" (p. 1), "Undeveloped Land in Mojave Desert Area Offered to Families" (p. 1), "300 Missourians Attend Social" (p. 1), "New York WRA Office Distributes Pamphlet for Issei Businessmen" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 3 (April 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-370)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 3 (April 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-370)
Selected article titles: "Relocation Assistance Grant Available for Resettlement Needs" (p. 1), "All Types of Work Openings in Bay Area Reported by Ross" (p. 1), "Relocation Boosts Japanese Population in Kansas City" (p. 2), "Springfield Paper Tell of Evacuee Acceptance" (p. 3), "Rohwer Residents Charter Special Cars for West Coast Return" (p. 4), "Returnees Able to …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 14 (February 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-105)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 14 (February 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-105)
Selected article titles: "Block Managers Hear Director" (p. 1), "Registration Questions and Their Answers" (p. 1), "Registration of Residents Nears Completion" (p. 1), "Shoe Ration to be Effected Here" (p. 1), "Eight Hundred Peru Japanese Interned" (p. 1), "WRA Opens Relocation and Field Stations. Action Announced After Series of Conferences Held in January" (p. 1), "Peace …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 15 (August 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-263)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 15 (August 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-263)
Selected article titles: "Proposal on Manzanar Will Receive 'Due Consideration'" (p. 1), "Regulations on Water Use Released by Merritt" (p. 1), "Release Facts on Nisei Battalion" (p. 1), "Jail Local Resident for Disturbing Peace" (p. 2), "First Major Fire at Rohwer Center" (p. 3), "Convict Three Nisei of Conspiracy Charge" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 57 (July 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-149)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 57 (July 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-149)
Selected article titles: "Morale High at Shelby as Basic Training Intensified" (p. 1), "Project Director Explains Issuance of Travel Expense" (p. 1), "Merritt Discloses Release of WRA Segregation Plan; New Hearings for Niseis'" (p. 1), "Chicago Niseis in Street Brawl" (p. 1), "Procedure for Rehearing of Internees Given" (p. 2), "Clothing Allowance and Remainder of June …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 55 (July 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-147)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 55 (July 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-147)
Selected article titles: "Indefinite Intern of Niseis Illegal" (p. 1), "Registration for Summer Classes to Open Soon" (p. 1), "Nation Hit by Pay-As-You-Go Tax Plan" (p. 1), "Orthopedic Surgeon Scheduled to Visit Center Next Week" (p. 1), "Hospital Reports Doctor Shortage" (p. 1), "Combat Soldiers in Medical Corps, Accorded Praise" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 59 (July 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-151)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 59 (July 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-151)
Selected article titles: "Investigation of Niseis Recalled as Evidence Lacking" (p. 1), "Publish Reports on Resettlement" (p. 1), "Local Officials Attend WRA Conference. Representatives of Ten Centers to Meet at Denver, Colorado" (p. 1), "Racial Problem Support Asked" (p. 1), "Construction on Monument Begins" (p. 1), "Liberties Union Hits 'Evacuation' in Annual Report" (p. 1), "Malicious …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 18 (March 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-109)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 18 (March 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-109)
Selected article titles: "85 Senior A's to Receive Diplomas at Commencement. First Graduation Exercise to be Held Tomorrow Night" (p. 1), "Sorry, Big Packages Must Go by Freight" (p. 1), "Social Security May be Available" (p. 1), "Action Shows Loyalty, Declares Chandler. 2-Day Investigation of Center Conducted by Senator Chandler" (p. 1), "Danger of Disease From …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 49 (June 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-246)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 49 (June 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-246)
Selected article titles: "Merritt to Preside Over Senior Graduation Sunday" (p. 1), "Critical Shortage of Firemen Revealed" (p. 1), "Praise Given Nisei in Letter to Ickes" (p. 1), "Publish Article Written by Nisei" (p. 1), "'Enviable' Record by Nisei Proves Loyalty" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 10 (June 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-377)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 10 (June 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-377)
Selected article titles: "Cincinnati Pamphlets Available in Center" (p. 1), "'West Coast Incidents' Booklets Issued by WRA" (p. 1), "Farm Land for Lease in Los Angeles Area to Japanese Farmers" (p. 1), "Receive Pamphlets on Farm Opportunities" (p. 2), "Leading Negro Paper Seeks Japanese Worker" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 10 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-174)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 10 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-174)
Selected article titles: "Project Director Explains Three Major Steps in Present Program" (p. 1), "'Correct Injustice to Japanese' -- Ward" (p. 1), "Mess 36 Serves Last Meal Tonite" (p. 1), "F.H. Smith Criticizes Immigration Group" (p. 1), "Group to Centralize Recreation Finance" (p. 2), "Vote of Confidence Given Nisei Workers" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 16 (August 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-264)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 16 (August 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-264)
Selected article titles: "Myer Inspects Center Reports on Conditions" (p. 1), "Simultaneous Death of Buddies Related" (p. 1), "Minister Attacks Race Intolerance" (p. 1), "Jap Americans in Battle at Saipan" (p. 1), "Plan Segregation of Canada Japanese" (p. 1), "Applicants May Receive Rehearing on Clearances" (p. 1), "Red Cross Clears Blood Donations" (p. 2), "Refuse Vote …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 19 (November 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-183)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 19 (November 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-183)
Selected article titles: "Third Shipment of Hogs Make Total 249 Head" (p. 1), "Nisei Girls Sort, File Applications" (p. 1), "Merritt Tells Managers Rules Governing Center" (p. 1), "Plan 'Education Week' Program for Residents" (p. 1), "Adams Takes Photo on Manzanar Life" (p. 2), "Brethren Hostel Lists 102 Evacuees From Manzanar" (p. 3), "Manzanar Advisory Council …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 47 (June 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-244)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 47 (June 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-244)
Selected article titles: "Tule Center Quota Filled to Capacity" (p. 1), "Soldier Condemns Racial Prejudice" (p. 1), "Furlough Opens to 18 Year-old Youths" (p. 1), "Michigan Refuses to Pay Hospital Fee for Evacuees" (p. 1), "Trio Robs Property From Evacuee Home" (p. 1), "Hit Discrimination Against Loyal Nisei" (p. 2), "Reveal Suicide of Nisei Housekeeper" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 9 (July 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-257)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 9 (July 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-257)
Selected article titles: "Opportunities Seen in Midwestern Rural Areas" (p. 1), "Coast Return Question Topic of Second Panel Discussion Tonight" (p. 1), "Evacuee Property to Hold Auction" (p. 1), "Resolution of Evacuees by Church Unopposed" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 4 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-40)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 4 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-40)
Selected article titles: "Girls' Groups Plan Inter-club Meeting" (p. 1), "People to Elect Delegates to Co-op Body" (p. 1), "New Group Maps Plan of Action for Approval" (p. 1), "Printed Editions of Free Press Prove Cheaper as Costs Analyzed" (p. 1), "Industrial Plans Made. Chief Arrives for Center Industries" (p. 1), "'A', 'B', 'C' Ratings for …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 52 (November 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-86)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 52 (November 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-86)
Selected article titles: "Co-op Votes to Sponsor Cinemas, Open Shoe Shop" (p. 1), "Name for Local Shoyu Sought" (p. 1), "Official Unscathed in Auto Accident" (p. 1), "Citizen Curfew Ruled Illegal" (p. 1), "Nisei Soldier Shot in Caf_" (p. 1), "Crowds Deluge Coffee Sale" (p. 1), "Success Story: Boy Relocates" (p. 1), "Student Relocations to be …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 40 (November 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-288)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 40 (November 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-288)
Selected article titles: "Library to Fete Annual 'Book Week'" (p. 1), "Evacuees to Pay Freight Charges to Residence" (p. 1), "Reports First Nisei Casualty in France" (p. 1), "Local MP Post Reduction Ordered" (p. 1), "Evacuation Unfair" (p. 1), "Two Evacuees Told Return to Coast OK" (p. 1), "Facts About Evacuee Property" (p. 2), "Adams' Photo …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 25 (June 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-24)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 25 (June 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-24)
Selected article titles: "Manzanar Center Citizens Join Net Project En Masse" (p. 1), "Bank of America Opens Here" (p. 1), "Block Leaders' Resolution" (p. 1), "WCCA Wages Coming Soon" (p. 1), "Where Do We Stand?" (p. 2), "Elections for Five Block Leaders Monday" (p. 3), "Charles Laughton Donates Art Supplies" (p. 3), "Tutors Sought for High …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 78 (March 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-322)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 78 (March 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-322)
Selected article titles: "Fire Department Issues Rules and Regulations on Center Fire Hazards" (p. 1), "Manzanar Red Cross Unit Commences Annual Drive" (p. 1), "Project Attorney Gets Facts on Alien Permits" (p. 1), "Oregon Soldiers Resent Hood River Legion Act" (p. 3), "125 Tule Residents Move in Fourth Transfer" (p. 3).
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