Topaz (Central Utah)

Concentration Camp

Location: Delta, Utah

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vh Robert "Rusty" Kimura Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1004-16-1)
Deciding to volunteer for the military from camp

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Dave Tatsuno Interview II Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1005-4-13)
vh Dave Tatsuno Interview II Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1005-4-13)
Returning to site of Topaz concentration camp ten years after camp's close
Mitsue Matsui Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1008-3-13)
vh Mitsue Matsui Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1008-3-13)
Food in Topaz concentration camp

Members of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) arranged for and conducted this interview in conjunction with Densho.

Ann Fujikawa Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1011-9-3)
vh Ann Fujikawa Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1011-9-3)
Living conditions in Topaz

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Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 22 (June 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-315)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 22 (June 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-315)
Selected article titles: "Jerome: 1000 En Route to Gila and Ht Mt." (p. 1), "Nisei Donate to Blood Bank to Free China" (p. 2), "Stronger Affirmative Policy by Government on Relocation Stressed by Carey McWilliams " (p. 2), "Center to be Opened by WRA for Refugees" (p. 3), "Evacuees' Return Urged by Calif. Methodists" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 11 (January 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-72)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 11 (January 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-72)
Selected article titles: "Gov. Maw Inducts Councilmen. Topazans Hold Banquet in Honor of Executive" (p. 1), "Council Forms Merit Board, Law Commission" (p. 3), "Use Phones Only for Emergencies" (p. 3), "Field Workers to Serve for Public Welfare" (p. 3), "Dedication: Public Flag Ceremony Set for Today" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 37 (June 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-175)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 37 (June 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-175)
Selected article titles: "All Divisions to Aid Farm Planting; 10-Day Program" (p. 1), "Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Shots Given Here" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 43 (February 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-106)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 43 (February 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-106)
Selected article titles: "Specifications for High School Given" (p. 1), "Farm Openings - Editorial" (p. 2), "Women to Take Place of Men Mess Workers" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 21 (February 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-278)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 21 (February 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-278)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Platoon Goes on 'Suicide Mission;' 11 Return" (p. 1), "Men May Apply for Camp Savage" (p. 1), "Mayor Kelly of Chicago Backs Race Study Group" (p. 2), "Editorial: Chicago Sun Raps West Congressmen" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Extra (April 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-148)
doc Topaz Times Extra (April 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-148)
Selected article titles: "Day Guards Abolished. Washington Orders Withdrawal of Sentries During Day Hours From Posts Along City Limits" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 11 (February 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-379)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 11 (February 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-379)
Selected article titles: "140 Residents being Interviewed by an Immigration Official" (p. 1), "Myer to Attend SLC All-Evacuee Conference" (p. 1), "Auburn Citizens Plan to Protect Evacuees" (p. 1), "Chicago Lauded as Giving Best Treatment to Japanese Americans" (p. 2), "U.S. Atty. Told to Issue Permits to Japanese Aliens" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 19 (February 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-276)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 19 (February 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-276)
Selected article titles: "WRA Under Ickes" (p. 1), "President Signs Transfer. Director Myer Sends Message to Topaz WRA" (p. 1), "Draft Quotas, Penalties Given" (p. 2), "Conscientious Objectors" (p. 2), "What is '4C'" (p. 2), "1761 Persons Depart on Indefinites -- 19 Per Cent" (p. 3), "No Business: Licenses Denied Nisei in S.L.C." (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 18 (May 31, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-311)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 18 (May 31, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-311)
Selected article titles: "Evacuees Return to West Coast Recommended" (p. 1), "Coroner's Jury Says MP Acted 'In Line of Duty' in Shooting" (p. 1), "Chicago: Japanese Home Buying Protested" (p. 1).
Bussei Life Vol. I No. 4 (June 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-431)
doc Bussei Life Vol. I No. 4 (June 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-431)
Selected article titles: "Director Voices Views on Future" (p. 1), "Myer Pleased With Y.B.A. Plans" (p. 1), "Former Bay Resident Killed in Accident" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 6 (April 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-297)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 6 (April 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-297)
Selected article titles: "Army Rejects 22 Topaz Draftees in Physicals" (p. 1), "Tule Lake: WRA Arrests Five Evacuees" (p. 1), "No Discrimination Felt by Cleveland Evacuees" (p. 2), "Persecutors of Nisei Denounced by AAF Captain in Time Magazine" (p. 4), "Restrictions on Evacuees in Utah Counties Relaxed" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 31 (September 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-211)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 31 (September 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-211)
Selected article titles: "Anniversary Message" (p. 1), "Train Monitors for Tule Named" (p. 1), "Housing Unit Prepares Changes of Apartments" (p. 1), "Gripsholm Sails for Orient with 1300 Nationals" (p. 3), "High School Enrolls 20% Fewer Students" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 51 (March 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-114)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 51 (March 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-114)
Selected article titles: "Scouts to Hold Big Field Day This Week End" (p. 1), "Kido Well After Recent Beating" (p. 1), "To Interview Women Interested in WAAC" (p. 1).
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