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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332 items
Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 11 (ddr-csujad-26-51)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 11 (ddr-csujad-26-51)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes: "Does it pay to stay here?" by Reverend Shigeo Tanabe; "Relocation" by Minoru Kimura; "Nisei personality adjustment: Nisei need to find their perspectives through self-analysis. A valuable article for all evacuees especially resettlers" by James Sakoda; "Gloom" by Buster …
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 …
Scatterbrain masterpieces: short stories, poetry, jokes, cartoons, carnival editions (ddr-csujad-26-45)
doc Scatterbrain masterpieces: short stories, poetry, jokes, cartoons, carnival editions (ddr-csujad-26-45)
Student created magazine consisting of several drawings, poems, and short stories including: "Spectacular flight" by Mary Furuta, "Nisei learns to smile again" by Teiko Hamaguchi, "Small but solid" by Sam Himoto, "Terrific teens" by Rose Hiraoka, "Too young" by Toshi Iwasaki, "Glamour ain't hay" by Helen Kanemasu, "Alone with brother" by Natalie Nakamura, "17 a boy" …
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
Oral history with Ruth King (ddr-csujad-29-380)
av Oral history with Ruth King (ddr-csujad-29-380)
An oral interview with Ruth King, a newspaper correspondent for the Klamath Falls Herald and News. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0940. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1353_T01
Manzanar free press (January 9, 1943) (ddr-csujad-34-6)
doc Manzanar free press (January 9, 1943) (ddr-csujad-34-6)
A Japanese section, pages 5-6 from "Manzanar free press" issued on January 9, 1943. It includes a history of Manzanar. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: hrs_04_001
no. 41 (May 25, 1944) (ddr-csujad-34-4)
doc no. 41 (May 25, 1944) (ddr-csujad-34-4)
An extra of "Newell star" a camp newspaper published weekly in the Tule Lake camp. It features the death of Shoichi Okamoto who was shot by the WRA sentry in the Tule Lake camp on May 24, 1944. In Japanese. English section is found in item: csudh_hrs_0003. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Newell star, extra, supplement (May 25, 1944) (ddr-csujad-34-3)
doc Newell star, extra, supplement (May 25, 1944) (ddr-csujad-34-3)
An extra of "Newell star" a camp newspaper published weekly in the Tule Lake camp. It features the death of Shoichi Okamoto who was shot by the WRA sentry in the Tule Lake camp on May 24, 1944. Japanese section is found in item: hrs_0004. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Cooperator (Newell, California) (January 8, 1944) (ddr-csujad-35-6)
doc Cooperator (Newell, California) (January 8, 1944) (ddr-csujad-35-6)
An issue of: Cooperator, vol. 3, no. 41 (January 8, 1944). Published in the Tule Lake camp. Includes Japanese section (pages 5-6) only. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_06_001
Whutsit, vol. 1, no. 1 (May 20, 1943) (ddr-csujad-35-2)
doc Whutsit, vol. 1, no. 1 (May 20, 1943) (ddr-csujad-35-2)
An issue of a newspaper, "Whutsit" published by Poston I Junior High School. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_02_001
Poston chronicle vol. 3, no. 29 (March 9, 1944) (ddr-csujad-35-7)
doc Poston chronicle vol. 3, no. 29 (March 9, 1944) (ddr-csujad-35-7)
Japanese section of "Poston chronicle, Poston III," See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_07_001
Poston chronicle  vol. 2, no. 64 (December 2, 1943); Granada pioneer, vol. 1, no. 94 (August 25, 1943) (ddr-csujad-35-4)
doc Poston chronicle vol. 2, no. 64 (December 2, 1943); Granada pioneer, vol. 1, no. 94 (August 25, 1943) (ddr-csujad-35-4)
Japanese section of "Poston chronicle published on December 2, 1943; and English section (page 9) and Japanese section (page 5) of "of "Granada Pioneer" published on August 25, 1943. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_04_001
Poston chronicle  vol. 16, no. 26 (December 4, 1943) (ddr-csujad-35-5)
doc Poston chronicle vol. 16, no. 26 (December 4, 1943) (ddr-csujad-35-5)
Japanese section of "Poston chronicle. Poston II " vol. 16, no. 26. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_05_001
Kampus krier, vol. 3, no. 26 (May 4, 1945) (ddr-csujad-35-12)
doc Kampus krier, vol. 3, no. 26 (May 4, 1945) (ddr-csujad-35-12)
An issue of a newspaper, "Kampus krier" published by Poston I High School in Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_12_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 …
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
Where money is kept in circulation (ddr-csujad-38-347)
doc Where money is kept in circulation (ddr-csujad-38-347)
A newspaper clipping titled, "Where money is kept in circulation," published in "Denson tribune" on June 11, 1943. It describes the store operation at the Jerome camp in Arkansas. The clipping was sent from Mitzi Masukawa Naohara's friend, "Sock,"at the Jerome camp to her at the Poston camp in Arizona. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook …
Bussei review, vol. 2, no. 8 (Jan. 11, 1944): pages 15-16 (ddr-csujad-38-359)
doc Bussei review, vol. 2, no. 8 (Jan. 11, 1944): pages 15-16 (ddr-csujad-38-359)
New year's edition of "Bussei review"published on January 11, 1944, in the Poston camp in Arizona. It is published by Poston III Young Buddhist Association (YBA) which is affiliated with the Buddhist Church of America. It contains pages 15-16. Pages 1-14 are found in item: csudh_nao_0417. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 8. See …
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