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Manzanar Free Press Japanese Pictorial Edition

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September 1943

From the outset of its publication, many Issei internees complained that the Manzanar Free Press was irrelevant to them since they could not read English. In July, 1942 a Japanese language edition was created with but had to pass a board of censors and could only carry translations of the English edition. Eventually the policy shifted and a four page Japanese language supplement published original material with striking Japanese calligraphy and original art work as shown in the Pictorial Edition.

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