Publications

From 1942-1945, camp inmates published newspapers documenting events inside and outside the camps. Although published under the direction of the camp administration, these newspapers were important for building and maintaining a sense of community among the Japanese Americans.

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Hideo Hoshide Interview I Segment 45 (ddr-densho-1000-184-45)
vh Hideo Hoshide Interview I Segment 45 (ddr-densho-1000-184-45)
Printing information about the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" in the camp newspaper
Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-129-18)
vh Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-129-18)
Dilemma faced as editor of the Heart Mountain Sentinel: report the truth without provoking negative sentiment and riots
Sue K. Embrey Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-6-3)
vh Sue K. Embrey Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-6-3)
Work in Manzanar concentration camp: making camouflage nets, writing for the Free Press

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our …

Kunio Otani Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-75-23)
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Joining the staff of the Heart Mountain Sentinel, a camp newspaper
Kunio Otani Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-75-13)
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Working as the sports editor for the Tulean Dispatch, a camp newspaper
Kara Kondo Interview Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-139-33)
vh Kara Kondo Interview Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-139-33)
Working as a "society editor" for the "Heart Mountain Sentinel"
The Reveille, Vol. IV, No. 12 (March 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-478-3)
doc The Reveille, Vol. IV, No. 12 (March 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-478-3)
This edition of The Reveille includes various articles, such as Gen. George C. Marshall's visit to Camp Shelby, the 442nd Combat team's victories in sports tournaments, and the announcement of "Go for Broke" as the 442nd Combat Team's song, composed by PFC Harry Hamada. The edition also includes advertisements, events, and updates on the war.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 15 (April 15, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-15)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 15 (April 15, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-15)
Selected article titles: "Shoe Advertisement Insults Japanese, Chinese" (pp. 1, 3), "Japan to Handle Issue of Re-Entry Permits 'Flexibly'" (pp. 1, 3), "Native Americans' Pleas to Ban Textbooks Are Rejected" (p. 3), and "The Camp Newspaper" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 7 (September 15, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-32)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 7 (September 15, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-32)
Selected article titles: "Zero Monies Appropriated for FY 1990: Senate Serves Goose Egg for Redress Appropriation" (p. 1), "Next One in Denver: Over 400 Attend JACL Singles Con" (p. 1), "WRA Camp Papers Assessed by Oregon Journalism Professor" (p. 1), and "English to Japanese and Back: Meanings 'Lost in Translation'" (p. 7).
Poston camp activities (ddr-csujad-38-340)
doc Poston camp activities (ddr-csujad-38-340)
Clippings from a publication published at the Poston incarceration camp in Parker, Arizona. Describes activities in the camp. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 23. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_23_001
Desert daze, vol. 1, no. 2 (May 27, 1943) (ddr-csujad-35-3)
doc Desert daze, vol. 1, no. 2 (May 27, 1943) (ddr-csujad-35-3)
An issue of a newspaper, "Desert daze" published by Poston I Junior High School. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_03_001
Desert daze, vol. 3 (March 28-29, 1945) (ddr-csujad-35-10)
doc Desert daze, vol. 3 (March 28-29, 1945) (ddr-csujad-35-10)
An issue of a newspaper, "Desert daze" published by Poston I Junior High School. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_10_001
Where old soles are traded for new (ddr-csujad-38-346)
doc Where old soles are traded for new (ddr-csujad-38-346)
A newspaper clipping titled, "Where old soles are traded for new," published in "Denson tribune" on June 11, 1943. It describes incarcerees who work in the shoe repair shop at the Jerome camp in Arkansas. The clipping was sent from Mitzi Masukawa Naohara's friend, "Sock," at the Jerome camp to Mitzi at the Poston camp in …
Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 4 (ddr-csujad-26-52)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 4 (ddr-csujad-26-52)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes: "Autumn" a poem by Ken Yasuda; "On a night Like this" by Frances Okamoto; "Sloop Nakano: fat guy" by Riley O'Suga; "Flower arrangement" by Grace Hosokawa; "Why co-op" by Tsuyoshi Nakamura; "Twilight emissary" by Tommy Sakiyama; "Hi school in …
Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 7 (ddr-csujad-26-48)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 7 (ddr-csujad-26-48)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes: "Snow blossom" by Ken Yasuda; "The barber's wife" by Arthur Morimitsu; "In the still of the night" by Frank S. Tanabe; "Haiku and painting" by Ken Yasuda; "Looking back" by George J. Nakamura; "An expose of the wolf" by …
Tulean dispatch magazine section: holiday edition (ddr-csujad-26-46)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section: holiday edition (ddr-csujad-26-46)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes: "An editorial" by Howard M. Imazeki; "Her name is woman" by Riley O'Suga; "Christmas tree" by Shuji Kimura; "Six old bachelors" by Miyoko Takagi; "Looking back" by Eugene Okada; "Great American tragedy" by Tsuyoshi Nakamura; "Pure hell" by Yukio …
Structural report, institutional adjustments, VII: communicative institutions (ddr-csujad-26-13)
doc Structural report, institutional adjustments, VII: communicative institutions (ddr-csujad-26-13)
Description of observed language skills, languages spoken, and cultural differences contributing to difficulty in communication among incarcerees. The report defines communicative institutions "as means of passing information from place or person to another." Report compiled as a portion of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 8 (ddr-csujad-26-49)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 8 (ddr-csujad-26-49)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes: "Nisei America" by Riley O'Suga; "What makes Peter run?" by Frances Okamoto; "Haiku and painting" by Ken Yasuda; "Tule in rhyme" by Iku Wada; "Ramblings" by Eugene Okada; "It's the little things" by Sachiko Higashi; "Looking back" by George …
Tulean dispatch daily supplement to vol. 6, no. 30 (ddr-csujad-26-47)
doc Tulean dispatch daily supplement to vol. 6, no. 30 (ddr-csujad-26-47)
Supplement to Tulean Dispatch including articles on segregation, Nisei citizenship, reporting on camp events and a robbery. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_03_16_002
Social groups: creative writers, Caucasian-Japanese relationship, Mr. Cook, leadership (ddr-csujad-26-12)
doc Social groups: creative writers, Caucasian-Japanese relationship, Mr. Cook, leadership (ddr-csujad-26-12)
Report on a creative writers group including establishment, membership, meetings, purpose, and leadership. The group gathered weekly to critique each other's work for submittal to the Tulean Dispatch and outside publications. Describes the involvement, influence, and eventual tension with Mr. Cook and the writers group as an example of a "Caucasian-Japanese relationship" in the camp. Report …
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