Santa Anita Pacemaker

The Santa Anita Pacemaker was a newspaper published at the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California. The paper was published from April through August of 1942, and provided information about activities and sports, living conditions, work leave, and the move to permanent camps.

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Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 17 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-17)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 17 (June 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-17)
Selected article titles: "Center's Initial Pay Day Due Soon" (p. 1), "Net Production Speeded. Center Manager Thanks Workers" (p. 1), "Editorial: We Honor Our Flag; Our Hero" (p. 2), "Man, 65, Always First in Line at Yellow Mess. Wins Fame and Job" (p. 2), "Capsules for Typhoid Immunization Unsafe" (p. 4).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 25 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-25)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 25 (July 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-25)
Selected article titles: "Diphtheria Injections Continued" (p. 1), "White Mess Tickets Need Complete Identification" (p. 1), "Library Asks Return of Japanese Books" (p. 1), "Sewing Class for Beginners Opens" (p. 2), "Brass Band in Call for Players and Instruments" (p. 3), "Editorial: Students Bear a Great Burden" (p. 6).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 23 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-23)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 23 (July 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-23)
Selected article titles: "Relocation of Students" (p. 1), "Amory Announces Free Coupon Books. Distribution Will Begin Monday from Center Cashier's Station" (p. 1), "Santa Anita Entertainers Highlighted in Talent Show" (p. 1), "Superstitious Horsemen Solve Problem of Jinx" (p. 3), "Editorial: Free Men in a Free World" (p. 6).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 35 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-38)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 35 (August 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-38)
Selected article titles: "New System: Package Delivery Center" (p. 1), "Promptness in Picking Up Laundry Requested" (p. 1), "Cook Builds Model of Center" (p. 1), "Hospital Functions Explained by Staff Head" (p. 2), "Maintenance Plan Tried for Women's Toilets" (p. 2), "Editorial: Citizenship Rights Under WRA" (p. 8).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 42 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-45)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 42 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-45)
Selected article titles: "Rohwer Movement Announced. Center to Send 4500 There" (p. 1), "Grandstand to Close Effective Monday" (p. 1), "Last Wyoming Group to Leave" (p. 1), "WRA Field Office Aids Residents" (p. 1), "Story of the Week: Description of Granada" (p. 2), "Editorial: Will and Determination to Do" (p. 6).
Santa Anita Pacemaker, Final Issue, 1942 (ddr-densho-146-31)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker, Final Issue, 1942 (ddr-densho-146-31)
Selected article titles: "A Statement from the Center Manager" (p. 1), "Housing: Direct Contact Makes Section Close to People" (p. 9), "Mess: Greatest Feeding Problem of Evacuation Movement" (p. 11), "Relocation: Racetrack to Metropolis to Ghost Town in Six Months" (p. 15), "Health: Santa Anita Experiments on Socialized Medicine" (p. 17), "Recreation: Vast and Tremendous in ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 11 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-10)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 11 (May 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-10)
Selected article titles: "Election of Leaders Friday. Registration of Voters Begins" (p. 1), "Wage Scale Now Set. System Retroactive to Assignment Date" (p. 1), "Air Raid Regulations" (p. 1), "Blackout Effective" (p. 1), "Mass Feeding Problems Illustrated. Foods Committee Awaits Suggestions" (p. 3), "Ten Held for Gaming. Raiders Seize 3G's; Trial Set for Today" (p. 3), ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 40 (September 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-43)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 40 (September 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-43)
Selected article titles: "Seized Articles May be Had" (p. 1), "Distribution of Paychecks Starts. Camouflage Workers First to Receive Fifth Compensation" (p. 1), "Journey to Poston Recounted by Reporter Tajiri" (p. 1), "Departees Look Forward to Their New Home" (p. 2), "Transfer Application Approved by WCCA" (p. 2), "Barracks Must be Clean, Says Towle" (p. 4), ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 48 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-51)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 48 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-51)
Selected article titles: "Rohwer Movement Continues" (p. 1), "Clothing Issuance Starts in Center. Residents Leaving on Oct. 7 Will Obtain First Deliveries" (p. 1), "Sixteen Depart for Idaho Potato Fields" (p. 1), "Departure Time Altered Because of Darkness" (p. 1), "Rohwer Project: Santa Anitans Welcomed" (p. 2), "Less Hand Luggage Urged" (p. 2), "Montana Beet Fields: ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 21 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-21)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 21 (June 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-21)
Selected article titles: "Men, 18-20 to Register" (p. 1), "Towle Cautions Residents on Trash Can Use" (p. 2), "Diptheria Shots Begin" (p. 3), "Spruce Use of Wood Good; Creation is Sensation" (p. 4), "Mess Hall Committee Seeks Suggestions from Residents" (p. 4), "Editorial: 'Victory Volunteers' are Loyal" (p. 6).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 24 (July 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-24)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 24 (July 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-24)
Selected article titles: "Ban on Japanese Literature Placed" (p. 1), "New Laundries, Showers Open" (p. 1), "Ask Return of Mess Plates" (p. 1), "Food Importing Rules Outlined" (p. 1), "Return of Student Questionnaires Asked" (p. 2), "Immigration Service Sets Up Center Office" (p. 4), "Editorial: Judge by Man's Belief" (p. 6).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 7 (May 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-6)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 7 (May 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-6)
Selected article titles: "Root Beer, 7 Up Soon" (p. 1), "Center Figures Now 16,023. More Due to Arrive Soon" (p. 1), "How to Cash Checks and Unemployment Insurance" (p. 1), "First Girl Baby Born on Mother's Day" (p. 2), "No Need for Bedding Lack" (p. 3), "Light Use Explained" (p. 3).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 5 (May 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-4)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 5 (May 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-4)
Selected article titles: "Organization of Boy Scout Troops Starts" (p. 1), "More Professional Cooks Sought" (p. 1), "Freedom of Religion Draws Large Throngs" (p. 1), "Prepare Child for Future Life, Says Recreation Staff" (p. 1), "Center's Population Doubled. More to Enter this Week" (p. 2).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 31 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-34)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 31 (August 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-34)
Selected article titles: "Center Regulations Announced" (p. 1), "Promptness Asked on Notice Calls" (p. 1), "Girl Vies with 63 Males in Plane Contest" (p. 1), "Information on WRA Given" (p. 2), "Return of Dish Towels Asked" (p. 2).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 34 (August 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-37)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 34 (August 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-37)
Selected article titles: "More Clips. New Barber Shop Opens" (p. 1), "Mess Hall Contest Resumed Under New Mess Director" (p. 1), "Light Bulbs Can be Obtained" (p. 1), "Net Project Rumors Killed" (p. 2), "Evacuees Face Damage Suit" (p. 2), "Center Babies Get High Chairs" (p. 2), "Seven Accused of Bribery" (p. 2), "Draft Delinquents Sign ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 37 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-40)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 37 (August 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-40)
Selected article titles: "Keep Mess Cards" (p. 1), "First Group Leaves by Train. More than Six Hundred Depart for Colorado River Project Tonight" (p. 1), "53 Colleges Open Doors to Students" (p. 1), "Firemen Battle Blaze in Jockey Grandstand" (p. 1), "Ask Camoufleurs to Keep Working" (p. 1), "Resignations Not Accepted by Mess" (p. 2), "Residents ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 8 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-7)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 8 (May 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-7)
Selected article titles: "Civic Hall Opens. Self-Government Plans Progress; 1st Meeting Held" (p. 1), "'I Pledge'" (p. 1), "Inspection of Barracks" (p. 1), "May 17 -- I am an American Day" (p. 1), "Unclaimed Packages Accumulate. Residents Urged to Check Stations" (p. 2), "New Banking System Announced" (p. 2), "Partitioning Nears End" (p. 3), "'Wear Mess ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 3 (April 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-2)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 3 (April 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-2)
Selected article titles: "Postal Rules Issued" (p. 1), "Regulations Announced for Package Delivery" (p. 1), "Registration of Men 45-64 at Santa Anita Totals 760. Number of Japanese Signed Falls Short of Estimates" (p. 1), "New Mess Hall Open This Week" (p. 3), "Photographer Takes Pictures at Center" (p. 4).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 38 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-41)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 38 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-41)
Selected article titles: "Second Movement Starts Tomorrow. Total of 4500 Set for Wyoming" (p. 1), "Clean Up of Units Asked" (p. 1), "Eligibles May Get Pullman Reservations" (p. 1), "Car Owners Here Asked to Call" (p. 1), "Baggage Must be Tagged Properly" (p. 2), "Editorial: Right to Vote is All-Important" (p. 6).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. A (April 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-32)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. A (April 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-32)
Selected article titles: "Self Government Plan Proposed for Center. Elected Body to Deal with Civic Problems" (p. 1), "Children Enjoy Recreation" (p. 1), "Work on Athletic Field Rushed to Provide Sports Facilities" (p. 1), "Protect Your Health, Welfare" (p. 2).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 47 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-50)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 47 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-50)
Selected article titles: "Two New Movements Scheduled. San Franciscans Set for Utah, San Pedro -- Long Beach to Jerome" (p. 1), "Take Minimum Hand Luggage" (p. 1), "Local Population Drops to 6700 as 500 More Leave for Rohwer" (p. 1).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 18 (June 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-18)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 18 (June 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-18)
Selected article titles: "Graduation Set June 26" (p. 1), "Projects for WRA Centers Discussed" (p. 1), "Weekly Barrack Checks Begin" (p. 1), "Issei is Citizen of United States" (p. 3).
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 1 (April 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-33)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 1 (April 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-33)
Selected article titles: "Rules Given for Obtaining Local Visitors' Passes. Permits Limited to Blood Relatives, Business Agents" (p. 1), "Laundry Now Ready for Use" (p. 1), "Pacemaker Selected as Newspaper Name" (p. 1), "Boy! We Really Eat" (p. 1), "Fire Instructions Issued" (p. 1), "Registration of Men 45-65 Starts Saturday. Draft Affects Most of Issei" (p. ...
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 28 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-28)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 28 (July 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-28)
Selected article titles: "For Showers Laundries" (p. 1), "Procedure Outlined for Repatriation. Request Forms Must be Returned by 5 p.m. Deadline Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Residents May Check on Radios" (p. 1), "People of All Races Come to Visit Center Residents" (p. 2), "Barbers Ask Clients, 'Wash Hair'" (p. 3), "Editorial: The Myth of Racial Superiority" (p. ...
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