Topaz (Central Utah)
doc Topaz concentration camp in snow (ddr-densho-392-51)
Caption on front: "First snow."
doc Mr. Nakahara sleeping in his barracks in Topaz concentration camp (ddr-densho-392-48)
Caption written by Kenneth Iyeki: "Mr. Nakahara in slumber."
doc Minoru Iyeki's recounting of an incident in camp (ddr-densho-392-55)
Minoru Iyeki discusses an incident where her son, Kenneth Iyeki was burned responding to a fire in camp. As a result of this fire he missed his high school graduation ceremony. She also discusses the poor hospital facilities.
img High school students cleaning up outside of Topaz High School (ddr-densho-392-52)
Caption on reverse: "H.S. clean up week. / 3-5-43 # HS 36 / Billie Oshima and his crew in action on clean-up day at the Topaz High School."
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 20 (November 15, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-45)
Selected article titles: "JACL--National Board: New Evacuee Reparation Concept Without Massive Pay Bill Explained" (p. 1), "San Francisco Nihonmachi: Agency's 10-Year Report" (pp. 1, 3), and "Topaz Revisited: Desert Sands Reclaiming History" (pp. 1, 3).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 25 (December 20-27, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-50)
Holiday issue organized into sections A 1-12, B 1-12, C 1-12, and D 1-12. Selected article titles: "Sansei Returns to Tule Lake" (pp. A-1, A-3), "Fears in Tule Lake: Evacuees Remember Them" (pp. A-1, A-3-A-4), "Seattle Nihonmachi: Beat of the '20s and '30s" (pp. B-1, B-9-B-10), "Giri: Righteous Way: Inside Tanforan, Topaz" (pp. B-4, B-8-B-9), and …
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 18 (May 10, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-18)
Selected article titles: "Marker at Topaz Contemplated" (p. 1), "Tule Lake Pilgrimage: More of Wartime Camp Remains than Expected, Says Advance Man on Return" (p. 1), "Living, Working in Japan Unique Life for Sansei" (pp. 2, 4), and "From Happy Valley: Racism and JACL" (p. 2).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 15 (April 18, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-15)
Selected article titles: "National Dialogue: Planning and Research" (pp. 1-2), "Wider Ethnic Tally Likely in 1980, Says Census Chief" (p. 1), "U.S. Emotions High to Assist V'Nam Refugees" (p. 1), and "PC Coverage, Features Weighed" (p. 1).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 9 (March 7, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-9)
Selected article titles: "VFW Post in Okinawa Push Evac. Reparation" (p. 1), "Topaz WRA Camp Monuments Set" (p. 1), "Japanese Day School Scheduled to Open This Fall in New York" (p. 1), and "Federal Communications Commission: Ruling the Air Waves and Waiving the Rules" (p. 3).
img Photo of group of men and women (ddr-densho-399-16)
Caption on back: "Lou's dad 2nd row/4th 4/1/1944" (Yuji Sumi), Shizuko Sumi (1st row/4th from left) and caption In Japanese
img Photo of children seated at tables (ddr-densho-399-17)
Caption on back: "Mrs. Sumi" (Shizuko Sumi)
doc Christmas Card to Yuri Domoto from Min (ddr-densho-356-302)
Christmas card to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Minoru Yonekura. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and ddr-densho-356-320.
doc Letter to Yuri from Rosie Suyeyasu (ddr-densho-356-278)
Letter to Yuri Domoto Tsukada from Rose "Rosie" Nakagawa Suyeyasu. In the letter she writes about the dust storms at Topaz, working as a typist, the approaching of her one year anniversary, a the upcoming wedding of their mutual friend Yo Ishida, the pregnancy of her sister-in-law, the possibility she may resettle in Colorado, and inquires …
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito (ddr-densho-356-340)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Margaret Saito in which Margaret details her time in Tule Lake, her reason for transferring to Topaz and her desire to relocate to Philadelphia. Margaret also provides details about several mutual friends and her family, and asks about Yuri's. Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-321 and ddr-densho-356-413.