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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332 items
Sentinel supplement, series 28 (February 11, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1025)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 28 (February 11, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1025)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information about the "Registration Program" (including clarification on question #27 of the "loyalty questionnaire"), interviews by a Relocation Officer, and a farming opportunity. Includes section in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities …
Sentinel supplement, series 232 (September 12, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-939)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 232 (September 12, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-939)
News bulletin from Heart Mountain incarceration camp covering a meeting about work at the Tooele Ordinance Depot, election of Community Enterprises committee, stoves, departure of enlisted incarcerees, call for agricultural workers in Utah, funeral services, railroad jobs, sending packages, jobs at the incarceration camp, and baseball games. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 19 (September 29, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-652)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 19 (September 29, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-652)
General information bulletin, series 19, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on September 29, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes: Heart Mountain school opens tomorrow; 3500 at opening of dry goods store; Co-op discussion meeting slated tonight; No cases of spotted fever here; Procedure for employment …
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 …
Sentinel supplement, series 49 (March 23, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1041)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 49 (March 23, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1041)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on February clothing allowances, beauty and barber shop openings, post office, unemployment compensation, railroad jobs, recreational activities, judo, employment, and shoe repair. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Sentinel supplement, series 58 (April 20, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1047)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 58 (April 20, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1047)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on interviews by Relocation Officers, driving tests, Good Friday services, employment, and sports schedules. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1049
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
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 231 (September 11, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-938)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 231 (September 11, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-938)
News bulletin from Heart Mountain incarceration camp covering work at the Tooele Ordinance Depot, death of incarceree, departure of enlisted incarcerees, funeral arrangements, and relocation of the Red Cross office. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0940
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: …
Heart Mountain sentinel (August 14, 1943): Zootsuo (ddr-csujad-55-1008)
img Heart Mountain sentinel (August 14, 1943): Zootsuo (ddr-csujad-55-1008)
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_1010
General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 20 (October 1, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-653)
doc General information bulletin (Cody, Wyo.), series 20 (October 1, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-653)
General information bulletin, series 20, published at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming on October 1, 1942. Bulletin including news, events, and topics related to Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Includes: Heart Mountain host to National WRA Director; Three more schools to open; Further colonist aid sought for beet harvest; Reasons given for periodic lack of hot …
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
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 174 (February 24, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1603)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 174 (February 24, 1944) (ddr-csujad-55-1603)
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 sedition charges against George Fuji, wake services, discussion forum, employment, and general information. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1605
Sentinel supplement, series 98 (July 13, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1076)
doc Sentinel supplement, series 98 (July 13, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1076)
News bulletin for incarcerees covering announcements, events, programs, policies, recreational activities, and jobs at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Current issue includes information on the arrival of Camp Savage recruiters, a pre-announcement on the WRA segregation program, water conservation, sports briefs, meeting notices, and Buddhist services. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Sentinel supplement (February 8, 1945): Lesson VII (ddr-csujad-55-668)
doc Sentinel supplement (February 8, 1945): Lesson VII (ddr-csujad-55-668)
Lesson for native Japanese speakers covering topics taught in the adult English class at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Covers prepositions in the English language. This is an excerpt from a special issue of "Heart Mountain sentinel" Japanese section, no. 276. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0670
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