Gila News-Courier

The Gila News-Courier was published in the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona, 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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Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 64 (May 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-100)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 64 (May 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-100)
Selected article titles: "Poison: Potato Salad Victims Well" (p. 1), "Water Situation Becomes Acute; Rush Work to Finish New Wells " (p. 1), "Editorial: When Indignation Beclouds Judgment" (p. 2), "DeWitt to be Transferred. Pacific Coast Army High Command Shake-Up Seen" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 123 (June 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-279)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 123 (June 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-279)
Selected article titles: "Sanitation: Camp Clean-Up Service Planned" (p. 1), "Jerome Signups for Gila Rise" (p. 1), "Court Sustains Treason Charge" (p. 1), "Job Survey: Nisei Cutbacks Found Negligible" (p. 2), "Editorial: Stricter Discipline" (p. 2), "Nisei Describes Experiences" (p. 2).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 32 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-391)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 32 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-391)
Selected article titles: "Gila to Honor Dead Soldiers" (p. 1), "West Coast Attitude" (p. 2), "L.A.: Gilans Among First Returnees" (p. 3), "Disgruntled Few Petition in Neb." (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 96 (August 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-138)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 96 (August 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-138)
Selected article titles: "Army: Gilans Receive Recall Orders" (p. 1), "Coop May Pay Cash Refunds Before Segregation Starts. Buyers in New York Proposed Enterprises. Confab in Offing" (p. 1), "Leave Clearance: Defense Work Open to Nisei" (p. 1), "Editorial: Labor's Loss" (p. 2), "Rumors Dispelled; Church Stands as Storage Place" (p. 3), "Vegetables Come From Tule …
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 189 (November 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-346)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 189 (November 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-346)
Selected article titles: "All-Center Co-op Meet to be Held in Gila" (p. 1), "Ten More Men Wounded in Action in France" (p. 1), "Principles for Use of Auditorium Made" (p. 3), "Chicago: Non-Resident Must Pay High School Tuition" (p. 4), "France: Nisei Soldiers of 442nd Rescue 'Lost Battalion'" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 155 (August 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-311)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 155 (August 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-311)
Selected article titles: "Soldiers Meet King George VI" (p. 1), "Chief Mauser: Scrap Lumber, a Hazard" (p. 2).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 49 (December 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-202)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 49 (December 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-202)
Selected article titles: "Province Believes Myer Will Remain on WRA" (p. 1), "Editorial: Change Through Experience" (p. 2), "Sending Food to Tule Banned" (p. 3), "Fuel Valve Turned High Causes Fire in Canal" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 45 (December 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-198)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 45 (December 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-198)
Selected article titles: "Biddle Urges Fair Treatment to Nisei in N.Y. Address" (p. 1), "Editorial: Specter of Pearl Harbor" (p. 2), "Cuban Candy to be on Sale" (p. 3), "Christmas: Churches Send Gifts to Gilans" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 38 (March 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-74)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 38 (March 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-74)
Selected article titles: "Volunteers: First Physical Examinations" (p. 1), "Grants Speeded Up for Indefinite Leave Permits" (p. 1), "Editorial: Give Them Time" (p. 2), "Beet Workers May Leave for Fields Immediately" (p. 4).
Relocator News Week, Vol. I No. 8 (December 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-197)
doc Relocator News Week, Vol. I No. 8 (December 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-197)
Selected article titles: "Ft. Wayne Aids Relocators" (p. 1), "Camp Savage to Recruit Nisei" (p. 1), "Hotel Seeks Seasonal Workers" (p. 1), "Chicago Office Creates Good Public Reaction" (p. 1).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 42 (May 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-401)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 42 (May 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-401)
Selected article titles: "Shots Fired at Ranch Home of Gila Returnees" (p. 1), "Evacuees Urged to Visit Coast" (p. 1), "PM: Nisei American Earn Respect" (p. 2), "Shameful Violence" (p. 2), "Editor Says: Nisei Deserve Equal Rights" (p. 3), "Last Beef Load Goes to Poston" (p. 3), "Japanese Make Good Workers" (p. 4), "Pastor Opposes Un-Americanism" …
A Year at Gila Anniversary Booklet (ddr-densho-469-8)
doc A Year at Gila Anniversary Booklet (ddr-densho-469-8)
Includes the legend of Gila, a history of the beginning of the Gila River, facts, and maps of the Gila River, as well as summaries of Gila's River's various organizations, departments, work, and activities.
Second Year at Gila (ddr-densho-469-9)
doc Second Year at Gila (ddr-densho-469-9)
A summary of the second year spent by camp inmates at the Gila River Relocation Center. Topics on the second year of the camp include the camp's administration, involvement in the war, predominant religions, schools, agriculture, recreation, and population, ending with a timeline of events.
Anniversary Supplement of the Gila News-Courier (ddr-densho-382-9)
doc Anniversary Supplement of the Gila News-Courier (ddr-densho-382-9)
Select articles: "Evacuees Are Facing East" (p. 4); "Evacuees Help Tackle Uncle Sam's War Jobs" (p. 6); "Camouflage Workers Get Prevailing Wages" (p. 9); Gilans Answer 'Yes' or 'No'" (p. 10); "Loyalty Questions Defined" (p. 11)
Gila New-Courier Supplement, Issei, Nisei, Kibei (ddr-densho-382-12)
doc Gila New-Courier Supplement, Issei, Nisei, Kibei (ddr-densho-382-12)
Transcription of Fortune magazine article from April, 1944. "The U.S. has put 110,000 people of Japanese blood in 'Protective Custody'"
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