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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339 items
Manzanar session of the Inyo and Mono counties (ddr-csujad-48-49)
doc Manzanar session of the Inyo and Mono counties (ddr-csujad-48-49)
Public outreach brochure for Manzanar Session of the Inyo and Mono Counties; the front page contains a stylized print of the barracks with a tree in front (possibly a wood-cut or etching). Contains a program for a visit to Manzanar and anecdotal information and facts regarding the incarceration camp and the people within. Transcription is found …
Department of Education staff report guidance bulletin, no. 2 (October 28, 1942) (ddr-csujad-48-132)
doc Department of Education staff report guidance bulletin, no. 2 (October 28, 1942) (ddr-csujad-48-132)
Guidance Bulletin No. 2 written by Elizabeth Moxley and Edward G. Chester for the Department of Education. The bulletin addresses the following subjects: crippled children, clothing, home visits, school health, and social studies. The school health section discusses the procedures for helping a student if they become ill during the school day and recommends the elementary …
Community school forum, vol. 1, no. 1 (November 20, 1942) (ddr-csujad-48-127)
doc Community school forum, vol. 1, no. 1 (November 20, 1942) (ddr-csujad-48-127)
A monthly newsletter directed towards school personnel in the "War Relocation Centers." "It is designed as a substitute for the staff meetings and conferences which distance and travel restrictions make impossible." The newsletter includes articles addressing the philosophy of schools in the incarceration camps and their overarching goal of "reabsorption of loyal men and women of …
Manzanar from the inside (ddr-csujad-48-62)
doc Manzanar from the inside (ddr-csujad-48-62)
Text of address by Roy Nash, Director of the Manzanar War Relocation Project, given to the Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, on July 31, 1942 for the purpose of "interpret[ing] the actuality of a War Relocation Center housing 10,000 evacuees" in view of perceptions of mistreatment of incarcerees in California. Sections of the speech include …
1944 Resume (ddr-csujad-5-304)
1944 Resume (ddr-csujad-5-304)
A high school yearbook titled "1944 Resume." Published by the Class of 1944, Rohwer Center High School in the Rohwer incarceration camp, Arkansas. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_07_09_001
Sentinel supplement, series 67 (May 11, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1053)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 67 (May 11, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1053)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on employment, civil service examination, training courses, and sports briefs. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1055
Sentinel supplement, series 65 (May 7, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1052)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 65 (May 7, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1052)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on employment, public gathering permits; fundraising for the Hirabayashi case, sick leave, victory gardens, clothing allowances, dry cleaning, and lost-and-found. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1054
Bullador, extra, vol. 2, no. 10 (May 23, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1709)
doc Bullador, extra, vol. 2, no. 10 (May 23, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1709)
Newsletter, "El Bullador," published by Poston II high school at Poston incarceration camp. Includes election results, valedictorian and salutorian, senior plans, and school name change. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1711
Cactus blossoms (ddr-csujad-55-48)
doc Cactus blossoms (ddr-csujad-55-48)
Collection of poetry written by incarcerees. Includes illustrations. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00052
Newell star, vo. 1, no. 30 (September 21, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1971)
doc Newell star, vo. 1, no. 30 (September 21, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1971)
Newsletter published at Tule Lake incarceration camp. Covers news, events, community activities, job openings, sports, and schedule of church services. Includes English and Japanese. From the Masako Adachi scrapbook, page 18. See also sac_jaac_1953. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1974
Sentinel supplement, series 224, (August 17, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1631)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 224, (August 17, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1631)
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 jobs, scholarship fund, and swimming pool hours. Includes page 3 only. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1633
Sentinel supplement, series 213 (July 11, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1624)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 213 (July 11, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1624)
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 WAC recruitment, summer school, USO regulations, funeral services, and employment. Includes text in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Sentinel supplement, series 196 (May 9, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1605)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 196 (May 9, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1605)
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 Red Cross messages, Army processing team, employment, animal regulations, and general information. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1607
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 23 (October 8, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-656)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 23 (October 8, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-656)
General information bulletin, series 23, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on October 8, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes: Seek aid of high school students for beet harvest; Statement on store price policy issued; School registration totals 2394; Hazards of walking on streets stressed; Many …
Heart Mountain sentinel (September 18, 1943): Zootsuo (ddr-csujad-55-1013)
img Heart Mountain sentinel (September 18, 1943): Zootsuo (ddr-csujad-55-1013)
Comic strip created by Bennie Nobori, published in "Heart Mountain Sentinel" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Satirical cartoon features the adventures of Zootsuo, a young boy at an incarceration camp. Includes verso in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1015
Sentinel supplement (February 13, 1945): Lesson VIII (ddr-csujad-55-669)
doc Sentinel supplement (February 13, 1945): Lesson VIII (ddr-csujad-55-669)
Lesson for native Japanese speakers covering topics taught in the adult English class at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Covers the "arrangement of words" in the English language. This is an excerpt from a special issue of "Heart Mountain sentinel" Japanese section, no. 277. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Sentinel supplement, series 69 (May 14, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1055)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 69 (May 14, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1055)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on jobs and farming. Includes section in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1057
Sentinel supplement, series 212 (July 6, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1623)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 212 (July 6, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1623)
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 transportation for seasonal farm work, procedure for moving within center, beauty school, funeral services, employment, and general information. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Hunt Hi-lites, vol. 2, no. 5 (December 10, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1933)
doc Hunt Hi-lites, vol. 2, no. 5 (December 10, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1933)
Newsletter published by Hunt High School at Minidoka incarceration camp. Covers events, activities, news, sports, and opinion related to Hunt High School students. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1936
Sentinel supplement, series 40 (March 3, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1035)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 40 (March 3, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1035)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on registration ("loyalty questionnaire") for female incarcerees, range firing schedule, a farewell dinner for Dr. Kinoshita, and the YWCA schedule. Includes section in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Sentinel supplement (February 6, 1945): Lesson VI (ddr-csujad-55-667)
doc Sentinel supplement (February 6, 1945): Lesson VI (ddr-csujad-55-667)
Lesson for native Japanese speakers covering topics taught in the adult English class at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Covers nominatives, genitives, datives, accusatives, vocatives, and personal pronouns in the English language. This is an excerpt from a special issue of "Heart Mountain sentinel" Japanese section, no. 275. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Heart Mountain sentinel (August 28, 1943): Zootsuo (ddr-csujad-55-1003)
img Heart Mountain sentinel (August 28, 1943): Zootsuo (ddr-csujad-55-1003)
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_1005
Sentinel supplement, series 63 (May 4, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1051)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 63 (May 4, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1051)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on farm employment, jobs for educators and nurses, sports briefs, and recreation hall availability. Includes section in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1053
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 28 (October 20, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-660)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 28 (October 20, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-660)
General information bulletin, series 28, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on October 20, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain Incarceration Camp. Includes: Pay envelopes to be distributed Wednesday, Thursday; First printed newspaper to appear Saturday; Second Heart Mountain case dismissed; Fire information; 15 carloads of staple food on …
Sentinel supplement, series 60 (April 26, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1049)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 60 (April 26, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1049)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on a visit from an Army recruiter, clothing allowances, adoption, electronics courses, softball, and jobs for translators and interpreters. Includes section in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
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