"Local Girl Teaches Japs"
This article, headlined "Local Girl teaches Japs" appeared in the Worcester Telegram and Gazette in 1944.
The subject of this article is Miss Aldonna Lapinskas, who graduated from Worcester State Teachers College in 1943, with a degree in education. Miss Lapinskas went on to teach social studies and English to 125 Japanese-Americans located at the internment camp in Poston, Arizona.
Miss Lapinskas comments on her itching toe being one of her main reasons for taking the position. The article focuses mainly on the structure of the camp, and the results of crowding. The article ends by telling us that the Japanese-Americans in the camps are treating the teachers well, and the majority feels that this is a measure that had to be carried out...