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 (332)

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Newspapers in camp, Trek (newspaper)

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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
Amache directory (ddr-csujad-7-17)
doc Amache directory (ddr-csujad-7-17)
Directory of the administrative and education staff and incarcerees at the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Amache Directory
Granada Christian Church Sunday School news, 1942 (ddr-csujad-7-21)
doc Granada Christian Church Sunday School news, 1942 (ddr-csujad-7-21)
Newsletter put out by the Granada Christian Church for it's congregation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Granada Christian Church Sunday School News
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
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 …
Free Press reporters as posed by Bob Brown in the Victory Garden (ddr-csujad-47-12)
img Free Press reporters as posed by Bob Brown in the Victory Garden (ddr-csujad-47-12)
Photograph of several Manzanar Free Press reports posed by Bob Brown in one of the Victory Gardens. The barracks of Block 18 and Mt. Williamson are in the distance. A group of people can be seen standing next to one of the barracks. The caption reads: Free Press reporters as posed by Bob Brown in the …
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 …
Newell Star printers (ddr-csujad-3-20)
img Newell Star printers (ddr-csujad-3-20)
Group photograph, including Toshio Oku, of the publication printers in the print shop of the Newell Star weekly newspaper printed for the Tule Lake segregation camp. The group has printed stacks of Vol. III, no. 2 of the Newell Star next to them. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Toshio Oku printing (ddr-csujad-3-21)
img Toshio Oku printing (ddr-csujad-3-21)
Toshio Oku prints the weekly newspaper at Tule Lake using a mimeograph machine. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_022
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