Topaz (Central Utah)

Concentration Camp

More information in the Densho Encyclopedia ...

809 items
Narrative report of M & O (ddr-densho-392-53)
doc Narrative report of M & O (ddr-densho-392-53)
"Narrative Report of M & O / November 1942-August 1944 / by (Mrs.) Minoru Iyeki (Co-ordinator of M & O)."
Minoru Iyeki's recounting of an incident in camp (ddr-densho-392-55)
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.
High school students cleaning up outside of Topaz High School (ddr-densho-392-52)
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."
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 20 (November 15, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-45)
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).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 25 (December 20-27, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-50)
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 …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 18 (May 10, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-18)
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).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 15 (April 18, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-15)
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).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 9 (March 7, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-9)
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).
Reveille Volume 1, Number 3 (ddr-densho-390-135)
doc Reveille Volume 1, Number 3 (ddr-densho-390-135)
The third issue of the Reveille includes articles about upcoming events, updates on new buildings, a short story, scouting in other camps, sports, a salute to Tom Sasaki, and more.
Photo of group of men and women (ddr-densho-399-16)
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
Photo of young women (ddr-densho-399-15)
img Photo of young women (ddr-densho-399-15)
Caption on back: "2nd row 1st of the left Lou's mom Topaz / Mrs. Sumi", (Shizuko Sumi)
Photo of group of children (ddr-densho-399-14)
img Photo of group of children (ddr-densho-399-14)
Caption on back: "Topaz nursery schl", Shizuko Sumi (3rd row/2nd from right)
Photo of four women (ddr-densho-399-18)
img Photo of four women (ddr-densho-399-18)
Caption on back: "Lou's mom 1st going right to left / taught nursery sch." (Shizuko Sumi) and caption in Japanese
doc "Topaz Welcomes Kuroki" (ddr-densho-122-524)
Report by WRA on Ben Kuroki's visit to Topaz Camp, Project Reports Division, Historical Section
Christmas Card to Yuri Domoto from Min (ddr-densho-356-302)
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.
Letter to Yuri from Rosie Suyeyasu (ddr-densho-356-278)
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 …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Margaret Saito (ddr-densho-356-340)
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.
API