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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Publications (339)

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339 items
Sentinel supplement, series 23 (January 23, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1024)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 23 (January 23, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1024)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on unemployment compensation, clothing allowances, paychecks, night school, and a funeral. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1026
Heart Mountain sentinel (September 25, 1943): Zootsuo (ddr-csujad-55-1012)
img Heart Mountain sentinel (September 25, 1943): Zootsuo (ddr-csujad-55-1012)
Comic strip created by Bennie Nobori, published in "Heart Mountain Sentinel" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Satirical cartoon features caricatures of a young boy, Zootsuo, and an American Indian "genie." Includes verso in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1014
Buddhist digest: Heart Mountain Buddhist Church weekly journal, vol. 1, no. 4 (July 7, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1074)
doc Buddhist digest: Heart Mountain Buddhist Church weekly journal, vol. 1, no. 4 (July 7, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1074)
Weekly bulletin from the Heart Mountain Buddhist Church. Covers the O'Bon (also called Obon or Bon) festival, the significance of O'Bon, and program schedule; Sunday School teachers association, and facts about the Buddhist Church. Includes five pages in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1076
Heart Mountain sentinel (August 21, 1943): Zootsuo (ddr-csujad-55-1009)
img Heart Mountain sentinel (August 21, 1943): Zootsuo (ddr-csujad-55-1009)
Comic strip created by Bennie Nobori, published in "Heart Mountain Sentinel" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Satirical cartoon features caricatures of a young boy, Zootsuo, and an American Indian "genie." Includes verso in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1011
Sentinel supplement, sries 105 (July 30, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1082)
doc Sentinel supplement, sries 105 (July 30, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1082)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on Sentinel sales, shoe and food rations, Well Baby clinic schedule, visit by geologist, funerals, straw bailing and track work, and employment opportunities. Includes Japanese text. See this object in the California State Universities …
Sentinel supplement, series 123 (September 14, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1089)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 123 (September 14, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1089)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on job offers, clothing allowances, nurses aides, shorthand classes, and general information. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1091
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 26 (October 15, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-658)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 26 (October 15, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-658)
General information bulletin, series 26, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on October 15, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes: Evacuees protected by disability benefits; Offer aid in application for ballots; Doctors rotate for duty at hospital; Dr. Ito in charge of milk station; Fourth appendectomy …
Sentinel supplement, series 76 (May 25, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1059)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 76 (May 25, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1059)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on job offers for Nisei at Army posts, employment opportunities, vocational training, nursery schools, and attorney examinations. Includes section in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Sentinel supplement, series 106 (August 2, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1084)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 106 (August 2, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1084)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on a correction from a previous Sentinel publication, swimming hole, movies, sports announcements, a funeral, death announcement, and employment opportunities. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1086
Sentinel supplement, series 152 (December 7, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1096)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 152 (December 7, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1096)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on recruiters from Camp Savage, sports announcements, and job offers. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1098
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 3 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-638)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 3 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-638)
General information bulletin, series 3, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on August 29, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes: Banking facilities; Housing adjustments; Visits by Nisei soldiers; Barber shops; Stores; Post Office; Fire regulations; and Releases and transfers. See this object in the California State …
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 8 (September 11, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-643)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 8 (September 11, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-643)
General information bulletin, series 8, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on September 11, 1942. Bulletin featuring the article "Special Bulletin on Sugar Beet Harvest" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes recruitment information for incarcerees to harvest sugar beets. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0645
Sentinel supplement (January 23, 1945): Lesson II (ddr-csujad-55-665)
doc Sentinel supplement (January 23, 1945): Lesson II (ddr-csujad-55-665)
Lesson for native Japanese speakers covering topics taught in the adult English class at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Covers pronunciation of the "V"sound in the English language. This is an excerpt from a special issue of "Heart Mountain sentinel" Japanese section, no. 271. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Archie: senior year at Tri-State (ddr-csujad-55-1947)
doc Archie: senior year at Tri-State (ddr-csujad-55-1947)
Senior yearbook for Tri-State High School at Tule Lake incarceration camp. Includes superintendent's message, president's message, list of staff, senior cabinet members, hall of fame, class will, "secret ambition," pages for signatures, "Senior Days" essay by Miya Kayata, staff list, and sports section. Includes illustrations. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 24 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-657)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 24 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-657)
General information bulletin, series 24, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on October 10, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes: Make plans for self-government system; Checks to be issued for clothing allowances; Formal opening of court slated Monday; Schedule of religious services; Week-day activities; Kobayashi Memorial …
Heart Mountain Community Christian Church, vol. 1, no. 51 (March 5, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1604)
doc Heart Mountain Community Christian Church, vol. 1, no. 51 (March 5, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1604)
Newsletter of the Heart Mountain Community Christian Church covering a calendar of church events, camp visitors, church members who left camp, and schedules for junior church services and adult English services. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1606
Sentinel supplement, series 121 (September 7, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1087)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 121 (September 7, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1087)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on WRA employment regulations. Regulations include policies, determination of necessary jobs, fair employment practice, illness compensation, work hours, and employment for minors. Includes additional information on employment opportunities. See this object in the California …
Sentinel supplement, series 184 (March 30, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1607)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 184 (March 30, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1607)
News bulletin published at Heart Mountain incarceration camp covering administrative announcements, events, vital statistics, and other necessary information concerning daily life in the camp. Current issue includes information on draft resistance, pre-induction physical, Red Cross messages, employment, and general information. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1609
Tulean dispatch daily supplement (ddr-csujad-55-2398)
doc Tulean dispatch daily supplement (ddr-csujad-55-2398)
Supplement to the Tulean dispatch daily listing the names of individuals at Tule Lake incarceration camp who have received the Order of Merit. Also includes articles on the Merit Board Committee, commendation from Director Coverley, and selection procedures. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2504
Bullador, vol. 3,no. 1 (October 23, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1718)
doc Bullador, vol. 3,no. 1 (October 23, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1718)
Newsletter published by Poston II high school at Poston incarceration camp. Includes articles on a candlelight installation, film committee, letter from a former student, new books, and opinion. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1720
Sentinel supplement, series 213 (July 11, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1625)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 213 (July 11, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1625)
News bulletin published at Heart Mountain incarceration camp covering administrative announcements, events, vital statistics, and other necessary information concerning daily life in the camp. Current page includes information on the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, funerals, and jobs. Include pages 3-4 only. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1627
Hunt Hi-lites anniversary (December 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1934)
doc Hunt Hi-lites anniversary (December 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1934)
Special Christmas edition of the newsletter published by Hunt High School at Minidoka incarceration camp. Covers events, activities, news, and opinion related to Hunt High School students. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1937
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 18 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-651)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 18 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-651)
General information bulletin, series 18, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on September 26, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes: $100,000 war industry plant to be built here; Policy of community enterprise explained; Heart Mountain officials in Denver; Fashion classes to start Monday; Surprise shower given …
Sentinel supplement, series 122 (September 10, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1088)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 122 (September 10, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1088)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on employment opportunities, jobs at Heart Mountain, sugar company jobs, and disposal of hot ashes. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1090
Sentinel supplement, series 234 (September 19, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-937)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 234 (September 19, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-937)
News bulletin from Heart Mountain incarceration camp covering work at the Tooele Ordinance Depot, football, jobs for incarcerees, dental program, and other camp programs. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0939
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