Heart Mountain Sentinel
Scope and Contents
The Heart Mountain Sentinel (1943) contains newspapers from the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. The weekly publications include event information, official announcements, news, and information about daily life at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp.
- January 1 - March 31, 1945
Conditions Governing Access
There are no access restrictions on this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Biographical / Historical
The Heart Mountain incarceration camp opened August 12, 1942, in Cody, Wyoming, six months after President Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066. In October that same year, The Heart Mountain Sentinel published its first weekly tabloid. The newspaper focused on camp life and included official announcements, events, news from other camps, and additional information. The Heart Mountain Sentinel ran until July 28, 1945, after it was announced in July 1945 that the Heart Mountain incarceration camp would close November 15, 1945.
0.42 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
This collection contains newspapers from the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Some of the newspapers have been digitized and are available online.
Arranged in one box.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed by Susmita Patange. Additional content was processed in 2021 by Jennifer Hill.
- Heart Mountain Sentinel
- Jennifer Hill. Container list by Susmita Patange.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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