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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. IV No. 9 (October 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-173)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 9 (October 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-173)
Selected article titles: "Arrest Five for Hoodlumism in Utah" (p. 1), "Reveal Official Effort to Preserve Japanese American Status in Hawaii" (p. 1), "Federal Agents Visit Manzanar" (p. 1), "Quell Segregation Rumor" (p. 1), "Honor Segregees at Judo Tourney" (p. 2), "Refer Problems on Race to President" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 75 (March 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-319)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 75 (March 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-319)
Selected article titles: "Twenty-Four Residents Receive Notices for Army Examinations" (p. 1), "Burn Evacuee Home in San Jose District" (p. 1), "Get Hearing Notices from Army Board in San Francisco" (p. 1), "Washington Changes Policy on Relocation to Outside Cities" (p. 1), "Advise Evacuees of Regulations on Deferment Request" (p. 2), "Names Restored on Hood River …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 13 (August 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-261)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 13 (August 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-261)
Selected article titles: "Evacuee Property Safe at Florin, Calif. Fire" (p. 1), "Panel Board to Discuss Future of Farmers at Meeting Tonight" (p. 2), "Slate Public Dance Tomorrow at Auditorium" (p. 1), "New Hostel Opens in Philadelphia" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 64 (August 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-156)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 64 (August 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-156)
Selected article titles: "Carter Reveals School Program for Next Year" (p. 1), "Leave Dates for Tulelake Given" (p. 1), "Remind Relocatees About Draft Boards" (p. 1), "Minnesota Post Against Nisei Deportation" (p. 1), "Over-Taxed Hospital Staff Augmented" (p. 1), "Economic of Farm Life Told in Study" (p. 3), "Manzanar to Form Business Club Soon" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 9 (August 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-45)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 9 (August 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-45)
Selected article titles: "Big Guayule Project Explained" (p. 1), "Six New Babies Over Week-end" (p. 1), "New Arrivals Join Families" (p. 1), "Citizen's Body Adopts Rules, Regulations. Five Hundred Gather for Second Meeting" (p. 1), "YWCA Program Proposed Here" (p. 1), "'In Union There is Strength'" (p. 2), "Evacuee Japanese in Centers Total 103,000" (p. 3), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 68 (February 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-312)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 68 (February 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-312)
Selected article titles: "Pearlson Warns to Notify on 'Sick Leaves'" (p. 1), "Post-Valentine's Dance Slated Friday Evening" (p. 1), "U.S. Government Seeks Two Hand Compositors" (p. 1), "'Loyal Nisei Smart' Says Writer Shippey" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 13 (July 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-380)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 13 (July 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-380)
Selected article titles: "Seek Three Families for General Farm Work" (p. 1), "Good Job Opportunities Received from Portland" (p. 1), "Bethayres Company Hires Japanese" (p. 1), "Middle West Offers Civil Service Jobs" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 17 (February 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-108)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 17 (February 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-108)
Selected article titles: "Recruiting of Nisei Favorably Accepted. Nation's Press Opinions Show Support of War Dept.'s Action" (p. 1), "War Job Offer Received Here From Cleveland. Further Orders are Promised" (p. 1), "Loyalty Decision Up to Individual" (p. 1), "Farm War Board Favors Evacuee Production Help. Help Alleviate Labor Shortage" (p. 1), "Grants Go to Moab" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 58 (December 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-16)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 58 (December 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-16)
Selected article titles: "Fire Practice Unsatisfactory Says Kubota" (p. 1), "Cotton Formals on Their Way" (p. 1), "Hay Arrives for Distribution" (p. 1), "Need Central Fire Dept." (p. 1), "Relocation Fever Rises" (p. 1), "Farmers Face End of Harvest" (p. 1), "Operation of Enterprise Will Continue as Usual. Compromise Made After Arson Incident; Moving Plan Studied" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 6 (January 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-203)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 6 (January 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-203)
Selected article titles: "Nisei War Hero Returns Home" (p. 1), "Return Tule Lake to Civil Administration" (p. 1), "Nearly 200 Leave Clearances Arrive" (p. 1), "Difficulties in Present Job Offer System Told" (p. 1), "Catholic Publication Hits 'You Can't Trust a Jap' Sentiment" (p. 1), "Explain Rice Shortage; Milk Supply in Camp" (p. 1), "Beet Worker …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 58 (July 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-150)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 58 (July 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-150)
Selected article titles: "War Mobilization Head Takes Issue Against Dies" (p. 1), "Leaders Regret Postponement" (p. 1), "Outsiders Subject to Subsistence Fee" (p. 1), "Student Relocation Inventory Taken" (p. 2), "'Proper Clothing' Lecture Given" (p. 2), "June 17 Recorded as Hottest Day" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 46 (June 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-138)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 46 (June 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-138)
Selected article titles: "Caucasian Housing Nears Completion" (p. 1), "Little Tots Have a Busy Day in Kindergarten" (p. 1), "'Stop Worrying' Declares Merritt. Constructive Policy Set Up for Centers Will be Released" (p. 1), "Japanese Americans Learn Dairy Farming" (p. 1), "Four Questions on Evacuee Future Discussed by Ralph P. Merritt" (p. 1), "View on Niseis …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 20 (March 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-110)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 20 (March 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-110)
Selected article titles: "Evacuee Property Branch Office Established Here. Representative Earl W. Barton Appointed Head of Branch Office" (p. 1), "Graduation Impressive as 85 Receive Diplomas. First Graduation Class in Formal Academic Caps, Gowns" (p. 1), "Repatriation Issue Clouded by Rumors Merritt Declares" (p. 1), "New Boundary Puts Poston, Gila Out of Closed Area" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 107 (June 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-352)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 107 (June 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-352)
Selected article titles: "More Appointed Staff Members Resign as Center Closure Nears" (p. 1), "Seattle Hostels Now Available" (p. 1), "Eleven Ask Repeal of Army Status" (p. 1), "Reports Favorable on Eastern Coast for Ex-Fishermen" (p. 1), "Wilson Warns Aliens on Land Purchase" (p. 1), "Tuleans Depart for Internment Camp" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 26 (December 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-190)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 26 (December 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-190)
Selected article titles: "Residents Hear of WRA Policies at Discussion" (p. 1), "Tell of New England Opportunities" (p. 1), "Choose Evacuee Police Officers for New Term" (p. 1), "Set Deadline on Answer Changes" (p. 1), "Elberson to Assist Evacuees in Cooperative Method Relocation" (p. 1), "Reception Favorable in Twin Cities Area" (p. 1), "Slate Discussion to …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 44 (October 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-4)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 44 (October 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-4)
Selected article titles: "Meet to Discuss Charter, Election. Commission to Meet Delegates" (p. 1), "Overage and Profit Not Same" (p. 1), "Daily Doings of Block Managers" (p. 1), "Nineteen Kitchens Paid to Date" (p. 1), "M.I.S. School" (p. 1), "YP Fellowship Plans Contest" (p. 1), "Co-op Renders Cashing Service. Opening of Shoe Shop Due" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 28 (September 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-276)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 28 (September 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-276)
Selected article titles: "Ogura Condemns German Leaders" (p. 1), "Hawaiian Trio Visits Here From Pinedale" (p. 1), "Advocate Return" (p. 1), "Soldier Abroad Hits Anti-Nisei Attitude" (p. 3).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 38 (May 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-130)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 38 (May 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-130)
Selected article titles: "Communicable Diseases on Increase in Center. Continued Loss of Physicians is Important Problem at Hospital" (p. 1), "Prominent Men to Teach Course on Religion" (p. 1), "Public Acceptance of Nisei Implies Favorable Attitude" (p. 1), "Army Enlistment for Combat Unit Still Possible" (p. 1), "Short Term Leaves of Paroled Aliens" (p. 1), "Federal …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 22 (September 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-58)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 22 (September 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-58)
Selected article titles: "Holland Leaves But Sign-up Continues. Citizens Cautioned to be Patient as Applications Must Go Through FBI" (p. 1), "Federal Storage" (p. 1), "Students Write History" (p. 1), "First Workers' Assembly Held" (p. 1), "Establish New Gov't. Set-up" (p. 1), "Schools Occupy Eighteen Halls" (p. 1), "Lots of Work... No Workers" (p. 1), "WRA …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 91 (May 5, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-336)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 91 (May 5, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-336)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Rights Upheld by Labor Unions" (p. 1), "Red Cross Drive Tops Previous Year Total; Exceeds $2000 Goal" (p. 1), "WRA Remains on Job on V-E Day" (p. 1), "'Know Where Good Japs Buried' -- Hanley" (p. 1), "Issei Woman Takes Life With Poison" (p. 1), "Debate Return of Nisei to West Coast" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 55 (December 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-299)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 55 (December 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-299)
Selected article titles: "Cozzens to Supervise Relocation Program to Pacific Coast Cities" (p. 1), "Answer Questions on New Army Policy" (p. 1), "Project Attorney Seeks Owners of Terminal Island Properties" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 19 (March 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-216)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 19 (March 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-216)
Selected article titles: "Committee Drafts Resolutions for Washington Consideration" (p. 1), "Six on Probation for Law Violation" (p. 1), "Sentence Man on Assault Charge" (p. 1), "Manzanar Resolutions: Memorandum to Project Director Merritt" (p. 1), "Ickes Names Jerome as First to Close" (p. 1), "Conduct Hearings for Tule Internees" (p. 2), "Segregation Hits Recreation Staff" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 37 (May 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-234)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 5 No. 37 (May 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-234)
Selected article titles: "Restriction Rule in Utah, Colorado Relaxed -- Heath" (p. 1), "Nisei Charged With Violating Alien Law" (p. 1), "Washington 'Convicted' of Rich Farming Possibilities in South" (p. 1), "Kuroki Welcomed at Heart Mountain" (p. 1), "Job Openings for Evacuees Plentiful in Chicago Area" (p. 1), "Evacuation Case Postponed Till Fall" (p. 1), "More …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 90 (May 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-335)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 90 (May 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-335)
Selected article titles: "1400 Attend Memorial Services for Two Nisei Killed in Action" (p. 1), "Tenney Attacks CIO, PAC, CPA, Nisei, as 'Subversive Forces'" (p. 1), "Wives May Accompany Husbands on Furlough to Visit Centers" (p. 1), "Remind Aliens Carry Registration Books" (p. 1), "Ask Return of Borrowed Articles to Hospital" (p. 1), "Japanese Government Refuses …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 4 (July 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-381)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 4 (July 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-381)
Selected article titles: "Manzanar Surpasses Goal in Seventh War Loan Drive" (p. 1), "To Hold 'Penny Dance' Tonight in Auditorium" (p. 1), "New Clinic Schedule Revealed by Hospital" (p. 1), "'Youth Mixers' Rally Slated Tuesday Night at Mess Hall Sixteen" (p. 2), "New Ruling Made on Train Reservations" (p. 2).
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