“Extra: Riot at Manzanar,” Daily News, Los Angeles,
December 7, 1942
On December 6, 1942, military police fired into a
protest, killing two and injuring ten. The Manzanar
Riot ensued over the beating of JACL official Fred
Tayama and the arrest of Harry Ueno for the
alleged attack. Overlapping with the anniversary
of Pearl Harbor, sensationalist headlines incited
anti-Japanese sentiment outside, while revealing
divisive factions within camp.
Walter Millsap / Keikichi Akana Imamura
Family Papers, Box 2, Folder 48. WA, BRBL.