The collection consists of copies of the Manzanar Free Press and the Information Bulletin published by the Japanese-American
Relations Committee of the American Friends Service Committee. The Manzanar Free Press was a typeset, printed newspaper published
at the Manzanar relocation camp from 1942 to 1945. The American Friends Service Committee, founded in 1917, began working
actively with Japanese Americans during World War II. The Information Bulletin was published by the Japanese-American Relocations
Committee of the AFSC, which was based in Pasadena, and which supplied news of the committee's work to its members.
The Manzanar Free Press was a typeset, printed newspaper published at the Manzanar relocation camp. Its publication spanned
Manzanar's time as both an assembly center and a War Relocation Authority Camp. Publication began on April 1, 1942 and ended
on October 19, 1945. Story coverage in the paper was typical of a small town newspaper, with stories on social events, religious
activities, classified ads, etc.
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