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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. 15 (July 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-383)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 15 (July 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-383)
Selected article titles: "Receive Pamphlet on Schools" (p. 1), "2795 Evacuees Relocate to Northern California" (p. 1), "Four Evacuees Accepted in Santa Clara Union" (p. 1), "Two Special Cars Leave Heart Mountain Center Monthly for West Coast" (p. 1), "List of Benefits Given by Insurance Company" (p. 2), "Topaz Reserves Trains for Terminal Leaves" (p. 2), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 30 (April 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-121)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 30 (April 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-121)
Selected article titles: "Goods Shipment Speeded Up Under New Procedure" (p. 1), "Lawnmowers Secured for Residents' Use" (p. 1), "Water Supply Adequate. Farm Irrigation Initial Import" (p. 1), "Shoe Rationing Booms Cobblers Into Prominence" (p. 1), "WRA Will Provide Outright Grants to Resettlers" (p. 1), "Calls for Orderlies Made by Hospital" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 20 (August 29, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-389)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 20 (August 29, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-389)
Selected article titles: "Resettler's Committee Plans Get-Together for Issei Residents" (p. 1), "Relocation Receives Booklet on Schools in Western New York" (p. 2), "Two Nisei Girls Work with Army Signal Corps" (p. 2), "W.M.C. Helps Evacuees Find Jobs with Housing" (p. 2), "Issei, Nisei Attend Cosmo Club Picnic with Caucasians" (p. 2), "Discrimination Against Nisei 'Outrageous'" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 3 (January 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-93)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 3 (January 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-93)
Selected article titles: "Schools to Reopen Monday" (p. 1), "Establish New Camp in Texas for Internees" (p. 1), "Start Production on Fireman Uniforms" (p. 1), "Professors Due to Arrive Here to Study Guayule" (p. 1), "Registration for Junior College Begins Monday" (p. 1), "Residents Given Another Chance to Get Rebates" (p. 2), "Clarification of Furniture Sale …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 12 (February 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-209)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 12 (February 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-209)
Selected article titles: "Dies to Continue With Investigation" (p. 1), "Gen. Emmons Warns on Prohibited Areas. Issue Instructions for G.I. Articles" (p. 1), "Cancel Chicago Seasonal Job Offers" (p. 1), "Clarify WRA Policy on Return to Camp. Bill on Disloyals Studied in Congress" (p. 1), "Merritt Completes Final Tule Lake Arrangement" (p. 1), "Assembly Condemns Japanese …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 76 (March 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-320)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 76 (March 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-320)
Selected article titles: "Inductees Ineligible for Induction into Relocation Camps" (p. 1), "Consider Nine Thousand Menace to War Effort" (p. 1), "Fire Damages $1000 of Evacuee Belongings" (p. 1), "Spanish Representative to Arrive Hear Friday" (p. 1), "Same Persons Suspected of Pasadena Vandalism" (p. 2), "Basis of Evacuation Strictly Racial -- Pegler" (p. 2), "Loans Available …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 32 (December 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-197)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 32 (December 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-197)
Selected article titles: "Mess Staff Cut Cleared" (p. 1), "Heart Mountain Seek Relocation Conference" (p. 1), "First Evacuee WAC Inducted" (p. 4), "Writer Praises Minneapolis YWCA" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 23 (September 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-271)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 23 (September 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-271)
Selected article titles: "Reservists Called for Active Duty" (p. 1), "Night Classes: Registration Opens Today" (p. 1), "Furlough: Cannery Workers Leave for Utah" (p. 1), "Collateral Racial Problems" (p. 2), "Philadelphia: WRA Office One Year Old" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 8 (January 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-98)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 8 (January 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-98)
Selected article titles: "Local Screen Has Comedy" (p. 1), "Urges Investigation of Centers on Coast" (p. 1), "Personnel Office Calls for Workers" (p. 1), "File Application for Beet Furlough Leave" (p. 1), "Art Exhibit Attracting Crowd" (p. 1), "File Your Tax Returns Early" (p. 1), "Relocation Jobs Offered" (p. 1), "Clothing Cash Method Explained" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 28 (December 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-192)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 28 (December 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-192)
Selected article titles: "Open West Gate to Cemetery" (p. 1), "Report Burglary in Canteen 8 Monday" (p. 1), "Invite Residents to Practice Caroling" (p. 1), "Judgment in Not Calling Army Troops to Settle Tule Riot Justified -- D. Myer" (p. 1), "Riot Foundation for Retaliation Related" (p. 1), "President Roosevelt Bans Racial Discrimination in War Industry" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 9 (May 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-398)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 9 (May 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-398)
Selected article titles: "Fair Labor Laws Enforced Here" (p. 1), "Evacuation Nears Half-Way Mark" (p. 1), "One-Third of Camp Now Employed" (p. 1), "Comedies and Dances to Feature First Manzanar Extravaganza" (p. 3), "Typhoid and Small Pox: Immunization Nearly Completed" (p. 4), "Faucet Uses are Defined" (p. 4), "Mr. Scorpion: Stay Away From My Door" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. V No. 2 (January 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-199)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. V No. 2 (January 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-199)
Selected article titles: "Auditorium Construction to Commence This Month" (p. 1), "Church Members Help Make Jackets" (p. 1), "Praise Japanese Americans at Rally" (p. 1), "Offer New Classes to Issei Residents" (p. 1), "'Nisei Assimilated?' Discussion Topic" (p. 1), "Give Date on Yule Gifts Received Here" (p. 2), "Work Opportunities Plentiful in Omaha" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 28 (April 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-119)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 28 (April 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-119)
Selected article titles: "Household Supplies for Procurement Outlined by WRA" (p. 1), "Jobs Plentiful With Reception Excellent" (p. 1), "Registration Required for 17 Year Olds" (p. 1), "Schools Plan to Reorganize Each Fall Term. Reorganization to Begin at First Half of Grade Work" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 92 (May 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-337)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 92 (May 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-337)
Selected article titles: "Two More Mess Halls Close as Population Decreases" (p. 1), "Final Civil Service Exams to be Given" (p. 1), "Persons Found Outside Center Boundary to be Denied Readmittance" (p. 1), "Washington Discloses Civilian Sugar Supply Cut Beginning May 1" (p. 1), "Merritt Warns on Water Supply for Garden Use" (p. 1), "Vandals Damage …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 39 (May 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-236)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 39 (May 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-236)
Selected article titles: "Roy Takeno Accepts Position as Managing Editor in Denver" (p. 1), "Absentee Ballots to be Cast on Monday" (p. 1), "Suggest Deportation of All Japanese" (p. 1), "Citizens Union Criticizes La Guardia" (p. 1), "Merritt Answers City's Charges" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 12 (May 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-401)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 12 (May 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-401)
Selected article titles: "Twelve Blocks to Hold Elections. New Sections to Choose Nominees Wednesday Night" (p. 1), "'I Am An American' Day" (p. 1), "Save Hot Water" (p. 2), "Shower Curtains Sure" (p. 3), "Learn Woodcraft" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 6 (April 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-396)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 6 (April 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-396)
Selected article titles: "Population Jumps to 7181. New Arrivals Counted at 3872" (p. 1), "New Hospital Plan is Rushed" (p. 3), "Telephones to Come to Manzanar" (p. 3), "Typhoid Shots Will be Given" (p. 3), "Report All Sickness" (p. 3), "Helpful Hints on Skin Care" (p. 3), "'Contrabands' are Seized" (p. 5), "More Rubber Plants Arrive …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 4 (April 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-394)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 4 (April 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-394)
Selected article titles: "3000 Expected Here. New Arrivals to Come Sunday, Monday, Tuesday" (p. 1), "R-Day for Manzanar. Registration of Men, 45-65, Saturday" (p. 1), "Work Order Needed for Jobs. New Order Issued from Employment Dept." (p. 2), "Shoyu, Rice Arrive" (p. 2), "Post Office Has New, Fast System" (p. 3), "All Men Between the Ages …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 9 (August 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-360)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 9 (August 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-360)
Selected article titles: "Minneapolis Woman Fires at Nisei Home" (p. 1), "Fiscal Department Asks for Resettlers' Names" (p. 1), "Hospital Reveals New Dental Clinic Ruling" (p. 2), "Veterans Clean Cemetery" (p. 2), "Two Center Papers Suspend Publication" (p. 3), "WRA Provides Cars to Independence to Obtain Licenses" (p. 3), "Japanese Still Banned from Coast Waterfronts" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 45 (November 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-293)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 45 (November 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-293)
Selected article titles: "First Nisei Farmer Returns to Coast" (p. 1), "Alien Volunteers May be Accepted for Armed Service" (p. 1), "Pamphlet Illustrates Nisei in Uniform" (p. 3), "Ask Residents to Have Pictures Taken at Police Station" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 43 (May 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-240)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 43 (May 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-240)
Selected article titles: "Meal Regulations for Visitors Issued" (p. 1), "Manzanar USO Plans Future Program" (p. 1), "Worker Shortage Causes Local Work Activity Cut" (p. 1), "Evacuees Accepted in Merchant Marine" (p. 2), "Future of Japanese Discussed at Panel" (p. 2), "Compose Directory to Assist Evacuees" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 99 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-344)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 99 (June 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-344)
Selected article titles: "Need 300 Workers at Seabrook Farms" (p. 1), "Jury Finds Rancher Guilty of Charges" (p. 1), "First Nisei Released from Army Under New Points System" (p. 1), "Freeze on Travel Denied by D. Myer" (p. 1), "New York Offers Jobs in Kitchens to Nisei, Issei" (p. 1), "Actor Orson Wells Comments on Nisei …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 65 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-157)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 65 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-157)
Selected article titles: "Japanese-Americans Relocated" (p. 1), "Camp Shelby Nisei Officers Attend Training Schools" (p. 1), "Distribute Leaflets About Segregation" (p. 1), "Robertson Chosen Leupp Director" (p. 1), "Vocational Training for High School Students Planned" (p. 1), "Canteen Negotiates for Japanese Foods" (p. 1), "Myer Talks to Club on WRA Leave Plan" (p. 2), "Columbus Paper …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 44 (May 31, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-241)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 44 (May 31, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-241)
Selected article titles: "National USO Acknowledges Local Unit" (p. 1), "Spanish Consul to Receive Town Hall Petitions; Queries" (p. 1), "Tule Lake Nisei Dies From Bullet Wound" (p. 1), "Farm Opportunities for Older Evacuees" (p. 2), "125 Japanese Arrive at Tule Lake Center" (p. 2), "Orchestra Plans Visit to Camp Shelby" (p. 2), "Young Nisei Congregate …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II Christmas Edition (December 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-88)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II Christmas Edition (December 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-88)
Selected article titles: "Forty-three Men Return From Furlough Work" (p. 1), "Rule on Income Tax Returns Given" (p. 1), "Reopenings Set Sales Records" (p. 1), "Regional WRA Head Visits" (p. 1), "Reorganization of Employment Policy Begun" (p. 1), "Cooperative Enterprises Begin Action on Rebates" (p. 1).
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