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. 42 (October 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-2)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 42 (October 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-2)
Selected article titles: "Slackers to Shiver This Winter" (p. 1), "College to Study Evacuation" (p. 1), "First Furlough Worker Returns" (p. 1), "Mass Election Held for Fair Practice Committee on Friday" (p. 1), "Plant Guayule in New Acreage" (p. 1), "Barrack Insulation Nears Final Round" (p. 1), "Welfare Section Undertakes Solving of Social Problems" (p. 2), …
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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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).
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. 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. 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. III No. 24 (March 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-115)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 24 (March 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-115)
Selected article titles: "Local Education Week Observed. Pageant Attracts Many Residents" (p. 1), "Merritt Greets Volunteers on Anniversary. Sunday's Program Hit by Windstorm" (p. 1), "Inventory Will Be Made on Residents' Farm Equipment. Farm Machinery, Auto Equipment Inventory Will Begin Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Low Water Pressure Here Prevents Use of Hydrants" (p. 1), "State Legislature Gets …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 82 (April 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-326)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 82 (April 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-326)
Selected article titles: "Demorest Explains Draft Card Rules" (p. 1), "Disclose Deadline on Use of WRA Storage Warehouses" (p. 1), "Japanese Children May Enter Idaho Schools Without Tuition Fees" (p. 2), "Require Union Cards for Produce Work in Los Angeles Area" (p. 2), "Former Sacramento Man Attacked in Chicago" (p. 3), "Spain Severs Relations With Japanese …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 61 (July 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-153)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 61 (July 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-153)
Selected article titles: "Population Decrease" (p. 1), "Tulelake WRA Center Designated as Segregation Camp for Disloyals" (p. 1), "Collect Rumors at Registration" (p. 1), "Merritt States Peace Committee Will Dissolve" (p. 1), "Myers' Message on Segregation" (p. 1), "2048 Students in School Last June" (p. 1), "Report Increase of Farm Wage Rates" (p. 2), "Gates, Let's …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 50 (June 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-142)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 50 (June 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-142)
Selected article titles: "Hog, Cattle and Chicken Farm Projects to Begin" (p. 1), "Committee to Fight Race Discrimination" (p. 1), "Japanese American Soldiers at Shelby in Favorable Light" (p. 1), "Plan to Organize Council Submitted" (p. 1), "Return Articles Loaned by Hospital" (p. 1), "Way Station for War Prisoners at Angel Island" (p. 1), "Title Officially …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 14 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-262)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 14 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-262)
Selected article titles: "LA Christians Favor Nisei Coast Return" (p. 1), "Vandals Desecrate Japanese Cemetery" (p. 1), "King George Talks With Nisei Soldiers" (p. 1), "Loyal Nisei Return Urged in Resolution" (p. 1), "Interview Nisei for Civil Service Jobs" (p. 1), "Tulean Boy is Killed in Truck Accident" (p. 2), "Nisei Problem Topic on Radio Broadcast …
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 8 (June 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-375)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 8 (June 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-375)
Selected article titles: "Evacuee Problems Discussed by 150" (p. 1), "Jobs Are Like Time They Do Not Wait" (p. 1), "Many Jobs Offered in Los Angeles Area" (p. 4), "Gets Pamphlets on 'Small Business' for Chicago Area" (p. 4), "First Evacuee Returns to Tacoma, Washington" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 51 (June 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-143)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 51 (June 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-143)
Selected article titles: "From Hilo to Gila and a Job in Elgin" (p. 1), "Priority Request Procedure Given" (p. 1), "Curfew Legality Upheld by Court" (p. 1), "Santa Fe Internee Camp Swept by Fire; All Escape Injury" (p. 1), "Joseph Grew States Common Japanese in Japan Hates War" (p. 1).
Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 9 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-376)
doc Manzanar Free Press Relocation Supplement Vol. 1 No. 9 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-376)
Selected article titles: "Details Given on Land Laws of Various States" (p. 1), "Portland Committee Holds Open House" (p. 1), "Several Hundred Nisei Now in Kansas City" (p. 3), "National War Labor Board Hires Nisei" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 21 (June 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-20)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. I No. 21 (June 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-20)
Selected article titles: "Work Corps Leaves for Idaho. Sugar Beet Field Call 200 Volunteers" (p. 1), "New WRA Men Report to Work" (p. 1), "WRA Official Visits Camp" (p. 1), "Unoccupied Blocks Opened to Relieve Housing Problems" (p. 1), "Help Us Live Up to Our Name... The Free Press" (p. 2), "The Free Press Belongs to …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 2 (January 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-92)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 2 (January 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-92)
Selected article titles: "Benefits Sought for Workers" (p. 1), "Increase in Farm Acreage Mapped" (p. 1), "To Open Relocation Offices in Mid-West" (p. 1), "PTA Bazaar and Movie Hailed Successful" (p. 1), "New Police Personnel Released" (p. 1), "Warehouses for Evacuee Goods Announced" (p. 1), "Oil Shortage Fear Unnecessary" (p. 1), "No Racial Barriers" (p. 2), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 65 (February 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-309)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 65 (February 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-309)
Selected article titles: "Genevieve Carter Tells Closing of All Manzanar Schools in May" (p. 1), "Broadcast Kuroki Experiences on Air" (p. 1), "Nisei Soldiers Aid in Coal Deliveries" (p. 1), "Stringent Rationing Seen Despite Available Food Supplies in 1945" (p. 1), "Children Eligible for Relocation Without Escort of Relatives" (p. 1), "Plans Underway for Property Removal" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 11 (August 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-362)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 11 (August 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-362)
Selected article titles: "Switzerland to Represent Japanese Interest in U.S." (p. 1), "Free Press Changes to Weekly Newspaper" (p. 1), "Special Bus to Leave Center August 15 for Los Angeles Area" (p. 1), "Hope Says Nisei GIs 'American as Hamburgers'" (p. 2), "Poston Evacuee Workers Terminate Employment" (p. 2), "Ask Reconsideration of Nisei Membership" (p. 3), …
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