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Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 9

Writing a serial murder mystery for the camp newspaper

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection ...


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Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 8

Working for the Poston Chronicle, the camp newspaper

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are ...


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Poston Official Daily Press Bulletin Vol. III No. 11 (August 4, 1942)

Selected article titles: "Music Dept. to Hold Symphonies" (p. 1), "Fashion Show Wins Applause" (p. 1), "Swimming Water Contaminated" (p. 3), "Water Mains Being Installed" (p. 4).
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Poston Chronicle Vol. XII No. 25 (May 23, 1943)

Selected article titles: "More Army Volunteers to Leave Monday. Eleven Nisei to Be Inducted at Utah" (p. 1), "Evacuees Leaving Poston for Outside Employment at an Accelerated Rate. 500 Indefinite Leaves Issued" (p. 1), "Project Equipment Operating Under O.D.T. Regulations" (p. 1), "Residents Respond to Job Opportunities" (p. 1), "Hot ...
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Poston Chronicle Vol. XV No. 17 (September 1, 1943)

Selected article titles: "Income Tax Filing Deadline September 15" (p. 1), "Funds Deposited in Sumitomo to be Disbursed" (p. 1), "Ten Exchangees Return Here" (p. 1), "Cameras Wanted by U.S. Navy" (p. 1), "Over 2000 Out on Indefinite Leave from Poston" (p. 2).
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Poston Chronicle Vol. IX No. 15 (January 26, 1943)

Selected article titles: "Resignation Tendered by Executive Board" (p. 1), "Rice Consumption Revealed" (p. 1), "Accident Prevention Week Underway in Three Units" (p. 1), "Rain Damages Track; Poston Mail Stopped" (p. 2), "Potatoes from Tule Lake" (p. 3).
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Poston Press Bulletin Vol. IV No. 23 (September 22, 1942)

Selected article titles: "Poston Two Police Empowered to Arrest. Police Department to Enforce Traffic Rules; Poston 2 Alloted [Allotted] $400 by Community Enterprise; Rec. Dept. to Receive $150 Cash Advance" (p. 1), "Gradual 'Release' for Evacuees Seen in New Employment Set-Up" (p. 1), "Non-Essential Use of Transportation Banned" (p. 2), ...
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Poston Chronicle Vol. XV No. 10 (August 24, 1943)

Selected article titles: "Fruit Exchange Seeks Workers" (p. 1), "Exchange Party to Leave Poston Today" (p. 1), "'Cat Skinners' Needed by Ag. Department" (p. 1), "Health Dept. Urges Protection Against Disease" (p. 2), "Appointments for Permanents Now Open" (p. 2), "Approximately 1500 to Leave on Exchange" (p. 2), "Defense Jobs ...
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Poston Press Bulletin Vol. VII No. 6 (November 15, 1942)

Selected article titles: "Insecticide Specialist Returns to S.F., Calif." (p. 1), "Main Canteen in Unit I to Be Dedicated Monday with Gala Ceremonies" (p. 1), "Additional Information on Fire Insurance of Community Enterprise" (p. 2).
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Poston Chronicle Vol. XXI No. 1 (October 12, 1944)

Selected article titles: "Two Nisei Men Exempted from Exclusion Orders" (p. 1), "Pasadena Teacup Tempest Dies Down as Myer Visits L.A. Area. Kelley Resigns from Anti-Jap Committee" (p. 1).
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