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.

Publications (86)

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Newspapers in camp, Trek (newspaper)

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Quid Nunc, Vol. I, No. III (May 1944) (ddr-manz-8-20)
doc Quid Nunc, Vol. I, No. III (May 1944) (ddr-manz-8-20)
Published monthly by the Latin class of Manzanar High School.
Kunio Otani Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-75-13)
vh Kunio Otani Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-75-13)
Working as the sports editor for the Tulean Dispatch, a camp newspaper
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 ...
Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 9 (ddr-csujad-26-50)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 9 (ddr-csujad-26-50)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes: "Question 28" by Shuji Kimura; "Mandy's dream" by Frank Hijikata; "Toppers in camp" by Yuri Kobukata, Mary Harumi Sakai, Lorraine Takayama; "Band leader" by Bryan Mayeda, "Bachelors' quarter" by George Nakamura, "Poultry farm" by Makoto Kobukata, "Looking back" by ...
Desert Sentinel, Vol. I No. 12, May 14, 1943 (ddr-csujad-17-2)
doc Desert Sentinel, Vol. I No. 12, May 14, 1943 (ddr-csujad-17-2)
School newspaper published at the Gila River incarceration camp. Features and items include a report on a bond drive and on a "Kampus Karnival"; news about the debate team and about a talent show, as well as about goings-on at Topaz, Utah; Manzanar, California; Echoes, Wyoming; Hunt, Idaho; and Amache, Colorado; and illustrations. See this object ...
Granada Christian Church news, vol. 1, no. 2, 1942 (ddr-csujad-7-20)
doc Granada Christian Church news, vol. 1, no. 2, 1942 (ddr-csujad-7-20)
Newsletter for the Granada Christian Church congregation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Granada Christian Church News
Japanese Americans purchasing camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-458)
img Japanese Americans purchasing camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-458)
Original WRA caption: Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Customers line up at the counter as the Sentinel, Heart Mountain Relocation Center 8 page tabloid newspaper is delivered. Center news and views found in the Sentinel pages is enthusiastically accepted by center residents of Japanese ancestry, evcauated from west coast defense areas.
Campus Pepper, Senior Edition, Vol. III, No. 6 (June 2, 1944) (ddr-manz-8-18)
doc Campus Pepper, Senior Edition, Vol. III, No. 6 (June 2, 1944) (ddr-manz-8-18)
Senior Edition. Published bi-weekly by the journalism class of Manzanar High School.
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
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)
vh Kunio Otani Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-75-23)
Joining the staff of the Heart Mountain Sentinel, a camp newspaper
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).
Gathas and Service (ddr-densho-387-5)
doc Gathas and Service (ddr-densho-387-5)
English and Japanese language of Gathas and Services for Buddhist Services at Manzanar. The English reads left to right starting from the cover. The Japanese reads right to left starting at the cover.
Lil Dan'l, one year in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-1-57)
doc Lil Dan'l, one year in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-1-57)
A booklet of a pictorial review of incarcerees' first year experience in the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas. Lil Dan'l is a fictitious character in the "Poston outpost," a magazine published in the camp, symbolizing the incarcerees in the camp. This booklet was published to remember their experience in the Rohwer camp. See this object in the ...
Deserted Senses [spoof title for Desert Sentinel], Vol. I, No. 9, April 1, 1943 (ddr-csujad-17-3)
doc Deserted Senses [spoof title for Desert Sentinel], Vol. I, No. 9, April 1, 1943 (ddr-csujad-17-3)
School newspaper published at the Gila River incarceration camp; this is an April Fools' Day issue with articles and illustrations making fun of life at camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: JARC_04-01_03
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