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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. 6 No. 58 (January 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-302)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 58 (January 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-302)
Selected article titles: "Heath Spikes Rumors of San Jose Incidents" (p. 1), "Warn Residents on WRA Boundary Ruling" (p. 1), "Cooperation Sought on Garbage Can Use" (p. 1), "To Prosecute Persons Removing Road Signs" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 20 (September 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-56)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 20 (September 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-56)
Selected article titles: "Work Corps Election Slated. First Assembly Set for Monday Night" (p. 1), "Eight Carloads of Plasterboard Here" (p. 1), "Doctors Giving Medical Lectures" (p. 1), "Request for Clothing Made" (p. 1), "Evacuees of Tanforan Salt Lake Inducted" (p. 1), "Vocational and Art Program Planned" (p. 1), "Self-government" (p. 2), "Camp Survey" (p. 2), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 102 (June 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-347)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 102 (June 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-347)
Selected article titles: "Rules on Equipment Disposition Given" (p. 1), "New Ruling Give Temporary Aid to Family Resettlers" (p. 1), "Army Disbands ERC Status for Nisei" (p. 1), "Ten Cents Per Baggage Sufficient for Tips Says Former Manzanite" (p. 2), "Five Teachers Quit to Work on Outside" (p. 2), "Start 'United Hates of America', Says Peebles" …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 66 (February 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-310)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 66 (February 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-310)
Selected article titles: "Folk Dancing Society Holds Membership Drive" (p. 1), "Majority of Residents Cleared for Return to Evacuated Areas" (p. 1), "Nisei Trio Encounters Mistreatment in Idaho" (p. 1), "Plan War Prisoner Camp" (p. 2), "Interpretive Dances to be Given Friday" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 16 (October 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-180)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 16 (October 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-180)
Selected article titles: "Dr. E. Stanley Jones Forsees Post-War Improvements of Minority Problems. Prominent Christian Leader Tells Opinion" (p. 1), "'Y' Plan to Help Assimilate Nisei" (p. 1), "Motor Truck Movements Require Special Permits" (p. 1), "Dispatch Tells Nisei Bravery" (p. 1), "'No Legal, Ethical Justification to Hold Japanese' D. Myer" (p. 1), "Noted Photographer Visits …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 21 (March 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-111)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 21 (March 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-111)
Selected article titles: "Address Changes Cleared by Ennis. Change of Address Notices Needed on Resettlement" (p. 1), "Small Apartments for Young Couples a Reality Soon" (p. 1), "Transportation, Storage to be Provided by WRA. Warehouse at Convenient Points for Free Storage Being Arranged" (p. 1), "300 Volunteers at Minidoka for Combat Unit" (p. 1), "Clothing Allowance …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 61 (January 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-305)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 61 (January 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-305)
Selected article titles: "Dillon Meyer [Myer] Explains Necessary Procedures in Obtaining Grants" (p. 1), "Discuss Nisei Return to School Classroom" (p. 1), "On Exclusion Orders" (p. 1), "Anti-Nisei Feeling Hits Coast Stores" (p. 1), "15,000 War Jobs Seen for Nisei on Coast Return" (p. 1), "Discharged Veteran Found Dead at Gila" (p. 1), "Propose Stripping Citizenship …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 46 (November 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-6)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 46 (November 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-6)
Selected article titles: "Seven Persons Tried by Court" (p. 1), "Barbers Rushed on Opening Day" (p. 1), "Coverley Called Back" (p. 1), "Co-op Congress Meets Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Coverley Explains Charter Provisos, Answers Criticisms on Issei Ban" (p. 1), "Nisei, Prisoner in Japan, Arrives" (p. 1), "Social Security Seeks Japanese" (p. 1), "California's Gubernatorial Election" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 57 (January 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-301)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 57 (January 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-301)
Selected article titles: "Project Attorney Will Give Aid in Proving Sumitomo Bank Claims" (p. 1), "Police Ask Residents to Hold Noisy Dogs" (p. 1), "JACL Opens Offices in San Francisco" (p. 1), "West Coast Job Offers Received" (p. 1), "Seventy Sent to Santa Fe Camp" (p. 2), "Residents Warned Against Burglaries" (p. 2), "'Pachuko Zootsuit Hit …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 56 (November 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-14)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 56 (November 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-14)
Selected article titles: "Carnival Site Selected" (p. 1), "Camouflage Problem Discussed by FPC" (p. 1), "Permits Needed for Private Work" (p. 1), "Beet Workers Get Clothing" (p. 1), "YMA to Honor Beet Toppers at Reception" (p. 1), "Free Press Reveals Fancy Figures..." (p. 1), "Ward's Postage Reduction Told" (p. 1), "Meats, Eggs and Butter Join Rationed …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 14 (August 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-365)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 7 No. 14 (August 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-365)
Selected article titles: "State Will Not Ask Opening of Center Schools; Inyo Co. Not Obliged to Help. Manzanar School Property Goes to Inyokern Navy Base and Carson Indian Agency, as Schools Open Throughout the Nation" (p. 1), "Special Trains to Empty Poston Unit" (p. 1), "Washington Announces Plan to Clear Manzanar by Dec. 1" (p. 1), …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 29 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-72)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 29 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-72)
Selected article titles: "Block 35 Tragedy. Suicide Pact Hinted as Police Seek Clew [Clue] in Notes Written by Husband" (p. 1), "Goods Stored in Federal Reserve Warehouses Due Soon" (p. 1), "Teachers Discuss Pressing Problems" (p. 1), "Constitution Plans Discussed at Meet" (p. 1), "Furlough Underway. Next Contingent Leaving Soon" (p. 1), "Close Canteen to Cut …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 43 (October 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-3)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 43 (October 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-3)
Selected article titles: "Cash for Clothing to Begin" (p. 1), "Watch Out Kids -- Cops Watch You" (p. 1), "Manzanar Charter Explained Saturday" (p. 1), "Welfare Section Adds to Staff" (p. 1), "Beauty Parlor and Barber Shop to Open this Week" (p. 1), "Co-op Finances Made Public" (p. 1), "New Gas Pump" (p. 2), "Tots Get …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 16 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-52)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. II No. 16 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-125-52)
Selected article titles: "Volunteers Sought for Farm Work. Furlough Jobs in Other States Open to Agricultural Workers" (p. 1), "WRA to Give Relief for Needy. Public Assistance Grants to be Handled by Local Community Services Division" (p. 1), "Harvesting of Pears From Orchards Begins" (p. 1), "Tulelake Rumors Proved Untrue" (p. 1), "Two Confess to Warehouse …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 81 (March 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-325)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 81 (March 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-325)
Selected article titles: "Eight Families Sign Contracts for Agricultural Work in Utah" (p. 1), "Christian Church to Hold Easter Sunrise Services" (p. 1), "Lack of Patrons Close Library in Block 22-15" (p. 1), "Release Figures on Nisei Boys in the U.S. Armed Forces" (p. 1), "Regulations Limit Construction Work in WRA Centers" (p. 1), "Vandals Disturb …
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. IV No. 27 (December 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-191)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. IV No. 27 (December 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-191)
Selected article titles: "'White Christmas' in Manzanar? First Snow Here Since Evacuation" (p. 1), "Adams Tells Assembly of Local Clearance Hearings" (p. 1), "'War Front Exciting' Says Nisei" (p. 1), "Name Four From Community to Complete Advisory Committee" (p. 1), "Eberharter Defends Constitution Rights" (p. 2).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 39 (May 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-131)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 39 (May 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-131)
Selected article titles: "Cellar Hazards!" (p. 1), "'Tofu' Lovers!" (p. 1), "'Resettling is an Asset' States Rhoads in Speech" (p. 1), "The Salvation Army to Assist Evacuees" (p. 1), "Boy Scout Headquarters Opens Under New Leader" (p. 1), "Student Relocation Claims 34 Persons" (p. 1), "Soldier Boys Entertain Nisei Girls at Shelby" (p. 1), "Nisei is …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 46 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-294)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 46 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-294)
Selected article titles: "Adult Education to Start New Classes" (p. 1), "Reveals Total Nisei Casualties" (p. 1), "Warns Residents on Overheating Stoves" (p. 1), "President Roosevelt Closes Door to West Coast Area" (p. 1), "WRA Reports Wider Evacuee Distribution" (p. 1), "Charge WRA Uses 'Brazen Propaganda'" (p. 2), "Nisei Found Guilty of Draft Violation" (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 …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 44 (November 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-292)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 44 (November 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-292)
Selected article titles: "Telegram Discloses Manzanar Volunteer Wounded in France" (p. 1), "Observe Armistice" (p. 1), "Return of Evacuees Alarms Congressman" (p. 1), "Facts About Evacuee Property" (p. 1), "Catholic Group Plan Christmas Program" (p. 3), "Jerome to House Prisoners of War" (p. 4), "Anti Alien Land Bill Defeated in Colorado" (p. 4).
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 4 (July 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-253)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 4 (July 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-253)
Selected article titles: "Leave Regulations Diversified by WRA" (p. 1), "11 Draft Evaders Sentenced to Prison" (p. 1), "Sentry Acquitted by Court-Martial" (p. 1), "Delegate Tells of Record of Nisei" (p. 1), "Status Uncertain as Draftees Go to Fort Douglas" (p. 1), "Appeal Filed for Nisei Draft Cases" (p. 1), "Postponed Induction of Manzanar Group" (p. …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 83 (April 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-327)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 83 (April 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-327)
Selected article titles: "Eliminate Advance Approval as Two Visits to Centers Allowed" (p. 1), "Gila Resident Commits Suicide" (p. 1), "Survey Reveals Opinion of Nisei on West Coast" (p. 1), "Ask Sling Shot Ban Within Center Area" (p. 1), "Canadian Japanese Required to Fill Questionnaire Forms" (p. 1), "Begin Rationing of Babies' Shoes" (p. 1), "Police …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 5 (July 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-254)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 5 (July 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-254)
Selected article titles: "Co-op Board Resigns as Others Threatened" (p. 1), "Wants to Explain His Reasons to Japanese" (p. 1), "Induction Notices for Center Youths Arrive" (p. 1), "Heath Writes Project of Farm Opportunities" (p. 3), "Hotels Aiding Loyal Japanese to Resettle" (p. 3).
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