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Japanese American Internment: Newspapers

This guide serves as an introduction to resources on Japanese American Internment during World War II.

Camp Newspapers

Japanese Camp Newspapers - Main Media Services Film 29786 
Microfilm of newspapers issued at 10 relocation centers and 2 assembly centers, and also 2 papers issued in Denver

**denotes publication continued by next title on list.

Online Newspapers

These newspapers offer full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collections include digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue

Newspapers through ILL

Newspapers not owned by the University of Iowa Libraries may be requested through InterLibrary Loan (ILL)

 Suggested titles:

  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • Seattle Post-Intelligencer
  • Seattle Times


Pacific Citizen

Pacific Citizen - The Official Publication of the Japanese American Citizen's League

Location   Main Media Services Film 28567
Holdings:   v.15-16 (1942-1943), v.27-41 1948-1955), v.43:no.21 (1956), v.44:no.10 (1957)
Location   Main Library No call number (3rd floor, east side - materials are alphabetical by title)
Holdings:   v.17-26 (1943-1948)