Topaz Times

The Topaz Times was published in the Topaz concentration camp, Utah, from September 1942 to August 1945. The newspaper was staffed mainly by camp inmates who wrote the articles, set the type, and printed the final copies.

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Topaz Times (433)

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Topaz Times (newspaper)

433 items
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. VIII No. 23 (September 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-341)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 23 (September 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-341)
Selected article titles: "Regulations for Relocating 17-18 Year Olds Told" (p. 1), "Frost Causes Damages to Several Vegetable Crops" (p. 1), "Transfer of Camps to Army Indorsed" (p. 1), "Supreme Court to Hear 2 Test Cases on Oct. 10" (p. 2), "Child Shot by Playmate, Neighbors Befriend Family" (p. 2), "JACL Questions Members on Coast Return ...
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).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 1 (October 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-220)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 1 (October 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-220)
Selected article titles: "Polio Rulings on Visits Given" (p. 1), "WRA Educator Plans Topaz Visit" (p. 1), "New Work Policy Set for Seasonal Leaves" (p. 3), "Draft Regulations Issued Newcomers" (p. 3), "Idaho Bar Admits First Nisei Woman" (p. 5).
Volunteers of Topaz (1943) (ddr-densho-142-432)
doc Volunteers of Topaz (1943) (ddr-densho-142-432)
Selected article titles: "A Letter from the President to the Secretary of War..." (p. 5), "Volunteering in Topaz" (p. 6), "Excerpt from Editorial in 'Volunteers for Victory'" (p. 11).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 35 (June 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-173)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 35 (June 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-173)
Selected article titles: "Election Results Given. Voting Heavy" (p. 1), "Semi-Family Style Service Instituted in Dining Halls" (p. 1), "Arizona Restrictive Law to be Contested by JACL" (p. 3), "WRA Aids Job Placement of NYA Students" (p. 3), "Center Receives Turkey Poults" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 61 (March 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-124)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 61 (March 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-124)
Selected article titles: "Enlistees' Total Rises to 103; Movie Taken" (p. 1), "Credo of Volunteers of Topaz" (p. 1), "Newcomers Welcomed: Hawaiians Settled in Block 1" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 18 (November 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-237)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 18 (November 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-237)
Selected article titles: "Central File of Projects to be Moved Here" (p. 1), "Fifty-Five Key Workers from Tule Lake Center Arrive Today" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 5 (August 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-419)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 5 (August 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-419)
Selected article titles: "Red Cross Nutrition Classes Started Thursdays in New Science Building" (p. 1), "Swiss Government to Represent Japanese Interests in U.S." (p. 2), "Federal Charges to be Brought Against Doi Farm Attackers" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 2 (January 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-257)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 2 (January 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-257)
Selected article titles: "Spanish Officials Prononnce [Pronounce] U.S. Internment Camps as Good" (p. 1), "Nisei Work Status Bill Shelved by Calif. Board" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 8 (January 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-69)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 8 (January 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-69)
Selected article titles: "1943 Council Holds First Meeting" (p. 1), "Evacuees Exempt from Victory Tax" (p. 1), "Organize Local Red Cross" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 23 (February 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-280)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 23 (February 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-280)
Selected article titles: "Jerome Center to Close in June -- Ickes" (p. 1), "101 Nisei at Minidoka Report for Physicals; 2 Refuse Order" (p. 1), "City Council Recognizes Topaz Citizens' Group" (p. 1), "House Vetoes Bill on Denaturalization" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 68 (March 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-131)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 68 (March 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-131)
Selected article titles: "Women May Revise Answers in Registration" (p. 1), "Advisory Board to Aid City Services" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 10 (November 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-20)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 10 (November 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-20)
Selected article titles: "The Churches: Protestants to Have Formal Opening" (p. 1), "Report on Organs Pianos Given" (p. 1), "The City: West Millard Appeals for Aid from Topaz for Scrap Drive" (p. 3), "Residents Aid Beet Harvest" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 7 (October 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-226)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 7 (October 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-226)
Selected article titles: "Education Adviser Studies Topaz School Procedures" (p. 1), "National WRA Director Expected Here Thursday" (p. 1), "Chinese Exclusion Act Repeal Urged" (p. 1).
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).
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