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. 2 (July 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-38)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 2 (July 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-38)
Selected article titles: "Elected Representatives to Direct Community Stores" (p. 1), "Judicial Board Hears First Case" (p. 1), "Exchange Ships Arrive in E. Africa" (p. 1), "Residents Urged to Use Bank Services" (p. 1), "Propose Labor Body to Aid Center Work. Suggest That New Council Investigate Complaints on Conditions and Ratings" (p. 1), "Official Regulation on …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 29 (December 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-193)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 29 (December 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-193)
Selected article titles: "Nurse Tells of Forming Home Nursing Aides" (p. 1), "Aliens Eligible for Short Term Leave" (p. 1), "Complete Plans for Apprenticeship Here" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Answers to Dies Sub-Committee on Tule Trouble" (p. 1), "Merritt Tells Important Event of Week; Weather" (p. 1), "Intelligence Service Needs Translators" (p. 1), "Give Information on …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 71 (September 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-163)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 71 (September 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-163)
Selected article titles: "Tulelake People Ruled Ineligible for Relocation" (p. 1), "Vandals in Victory Garden Reported" (p. 1), "Discuss Problem of Canadian Japanese" (p. 1), "130 Locals Okayed for Furlough Work" (p. 1), "Construction on Hog Project Gets Underway" (p. 1), "Approximately 2200 Slated for Tulelake" (p. 1), "Nisei in War Zone Wounded in Action" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 41 (October 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-1)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 41 (October 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-1)
Selected article titles: "Issei and Kibei Now Eligible for Permanent Relocation. New Procedure Also Calls for Local Investigation; Applications Taken" (p. 1), "Minors Need Work Permits" (p. 1), "Soap Issuance to Discontinue" (p. 1), "New Christian Group Launched" (p. 1), "Poison Mystery" (p. 1), "Dispute Between Beet Workers and Montana Employers Settled. Good Treatment Accorded to …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 67 (February 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-311)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 67 (February 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-311)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Permitted Possession of Cameras Under New Regulations" (p. 1), "Four Arrested in Auburn Incident" (p. 1), "Tell Movement of Japanese Division to Main Headquarters" (p. 1), "Nurses Protest on Hiring of Japanese" (p. 1), "Nisei From Seabrook Serve in Army" (p. 1), "Begin New Classes in Cabinet Making" (p. 1), "Burglars Break …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 22 (September 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-270)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 22 (September 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-270)
Selected article titles: "WFA to Recruit Harvest Laborers in Idaho Area" (p. 1), "To Place Guards to Stop Thefts" (p. 1), "Issue Latest Regulations on Yule Parcels Sent Overseas" (p. 1), "Penicillin Flown to Poston Saves Life of Youth" (p. 3), "Canned Goods Go Ration Free Soon" (p. 3), "Eastern Visitor to Center Urges Nisei Relocation" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 34 (July 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-34)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 34 (July 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-34)
Selected article titles: "Immediate Action Urged for Repatriation" (p. 1), "Fifteen Block Leaders Open Offices at 1-1" (p. 1), "Gas Tank Explosion Hurts MP Top Sgt." (p. 1), "Payment of $15,000 in June Wages Disbursed in Alphabetical Order" (p. 1), "Men's Clothing Distributed to First Arrivals" (p. 1), "Friend's Service Committee Confer to Speed Work for …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 10 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-46)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 10 (August 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-46)
Selected article titles: "Net Project Closed. Production Methods to be Reorganized" (p. 1), "Guayule Chemist Begins Research" (p. 1), "Committee Discusses Relocation Problems" (p. 1), "Buddhist Services Unite Local Couple" (p. 1), "Red Cross Chapter Selects Officers" (p. 1), "Diptheria Shots" (p. 1), "Rentable Property Must be Registered" (p. 1), "Two Hundred Attend First Co-op Congress. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 18 (March 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-215)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 18 (March 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-215)
Selected article titles: "Delegates Meet With Director for Draft Discussion. Merritt Leaves for Washington With Local Citizens' Message" (p. 1), "Seven Boys Held on Unauthorized Leave" (p. 1), "First Manzanar Group in Tule After 36-Hour Trip" (p. 1), "House Passes Bill Aimed at Disloyals" (p. 1), "Responsibility to U.S. Told Delegates" (p. 1), "Lift Curfew Law …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 28 (April 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-225)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 28 (April 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-225)
Selected article titles: "Housing Priorities Honor Block 16 Residents First" (p. 1), "Population Census Taken Here Friday" (p. 1), "Permit Leaves on Trial Basis" (p. 1), "Investigate Refusal to Serve in Army" (p. 1), "Local Officials Deny Knowledge of Nisei Joining Reserve Corps" (p. 1), "Urge Fight to Lift Pacific Coast Ban" (p. 1), "Report Progress …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 31 (July 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-31)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 31 (July 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-31)
Selected article titles: "Last Call for Draft Sign-up" (p. 1), "Block Leaders' Council Takes Up New Duties" (p. 1), "Workers Injured" (p. 1), "Guayule Open House" (p. 1), "New System for Payroll in Effect Here" (p. 1), "Unique 'Profs' for Activity School. College Graduates, Students Compose Faculty" (p. 2), "Two-Day Celebration Set for 4th. Picnics, Dance, …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 47 (December 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-295)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 47 (December 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-295)
Selected article titles: "Airborne Troop Life Tough Says Visiting Nisei Paratrooper" (p. 1), "Capacity Crowd Attends Social Event of Year" (p. 1), "Cigarettes Stolen From Poston Co-op Warehouse" (p. 2), "Students Favor Return of Nisei to School" (p. 3), "Mail Christmas Gifts Early Says Postmaster" (p. 3), "Canada-Born Nisei Refused License to Operate Own Shop" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 99 (June 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-345)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 99 (June 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-345)
Selected article titles: "Resettlers Requested to Apply for Leaves Ten Days in Advance" (p. 1), "War Department Seeks Information of Nisei Veterans" (p. 1), "Center Nisei and Labor Shortage" (p. 1), "Approximate Total of Relocatees Told" (p. 1), "Illegal to Discharge Firearms at People" (p. 1), "Cleveland Hostel Slated to Close" (p. 3), "Residents Asked to …
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 16 (August 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-384)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 16 (August 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-384)
Selected article titles: "FSA Loan Requirements Given" (p. 1), "Former Prisoner-of-War Friendly to Nishimoto" (p. 1), "Proposal Made Against Evacuee Discrimination" (p. 1), "Tell Importance of Terminal Leave" (p. 3), "Hawaiian-Born Japanese Woman Wins Citizenship; Makes Boston News" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 43 (November 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-291)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 43 (November 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-291)
Selected article titles: "CACA to Sponsor Japanese Drama" (p. 1), "Give Statistics on West Coast Return" (p. 2), "'Buck-eye' State Nisei Publish Newspaper" (p. 3), "High Wages, Good Housing Offered Workers at Tooele" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 53 (November 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-11)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 53 (November 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-11)
Selected article titles: "Relocation Story. Good Jobs Offered" (p. 1), "Polls Will Open Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Kimball Attends Directors Meet" (p. 1), "Language Profs Still Sought" (p. 1), "Domestic Jobs Still Offered" (p. 1), "Fancy Turkey Dinner on Tap" (p. 1), "Fire Water Goes to Hospital" (p. 1), "Election Notice: Don't Forget to Vote" (p. 1), …
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. II No. 57 (November 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-15)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 57 (November 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-15)
Selected article titles: "For a Very Merry Christmas" (p. 1), "Attempted Arson Foiled as Store Blaze Quenched" (p. 1), "Block 12 Boasts Largest Nisei Group" (p. 1), "Chief of Police Gilkey Donates Blood to Sick" (p. 1), "Distinguished Visitors Tour Manzanar Area" (p. 1), "Co-op Educational Committee to Meet" (p. 1), "Shoyu Name Contest" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 5 (July 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-41)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 5 (July 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-41)
Selected article titles: "Rock Masonry Instruction" (p. 1), "Tulelake's Farm" (p. 1), "Project Director Nash to Speak Over KGO" (p. 1), "R. Hirai Proves First Occupant of New Bastile" (p. 1), "Judicial Board Suspends Sentence" (p. 1), "2 Dental Clinics Established for Local Residents" (p. 1), "Physician, Optometrist Arrive" (p. 1), "Federation of Citizens Holds Meet. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 35 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-79)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 35 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-79)
Selected article titles: "National Director Addresses Block Managers on WRA Policies" (p. 1), "More Subjects for Grown-Ups" (p. 1), "We Celebrate Fire Prevention Week" (p. 1), "Shoyu Project Ready" (p. 1), "Students Leave for Colleges" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Watches as Groups Vote for Acceptance of Charter" (p. 1), "Support the Japanese Teachers" (p. 2), "Medical …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 54 (July 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-146)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 54 (July 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-146)
Selected article titles: "Advisory Group Combines With Other Agencies" (p. 1), "Surveys Conditions Prevalent in Camp" (p. 1), "Japanese Americans from Centers Working on Farms" (p. 1), "New WRA Ruling for Workers on Furlough Given" (p. 1), "School Standard Met by Manzanar Junior College" (p. 1), "Decrease Noted Last Month as 68 Terminate" (p. 1), "Regulations …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 47 (June 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-139)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 47 (June 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-139)
Selected article titles: "Unusual Weather Dangers Crops at Local Farm" (p. 1), "Nisei Volunteers Adopt 'Go for Broke' Slogan" (p. 1), "Clerical Exams Being Given for Civil Service" (p. 1), "WRA Refutes Claims of Un-American Committee" (p. 1), "Bill Prohibiting Aliens to Farm Passed in State" (p. 1), "Procedure to Hire Aliens Simplified" (p. 1), "Tribunal …
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. III No. 6 (January 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-96)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 6 (January 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-96)
Selected article titles: "Peace Committee Given Approval" (p. 1), "Transfer to Other Centers Possible With Revised Policy" (p. 1), "Typewriter Rentals Due for Distribution" (p. 1), "Police Class on Accident Prevention Plan Starts. JC Credit to be Given" (p. 2), "Grammar, Reading Classes Under Way" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 16 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-405)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 16 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-405)
Selected article titles: "Wind Damages Lath Houses" (p. 1), "Youths Register Here on June 30" (p. 1), "Canteen Profits for Local Center" (p. 1), "Police, Firemen, Patrol, Hospital Workers Get Early Meal Service" (p. 1), "For Better Living: Hobby Gardens Planned" (p. 2), "Schooling: Propose Traffic Trades Homemaking Classes Here" (p. 3), "No Owners for Lost …
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