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 Vol. VII No. 1 (April 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-292)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 1 (April 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-292)
Selected article titles: "Korematsu Case to be Reviewed by Supreme Ct." (p. 1), "Draft Refusers" (p. 1), "Evacuees Produce Own Vegetables" (p. 1), "Labor Market Conditions in Large Cities Surveyed" (p. 3), "Pasadenans Favor Restoration of Nisei's Full Civil Rights" (p. 6).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 3 (April 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-397)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 3 (April 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-397)
Selected article titles: "Deep South to be Theme of Free Program Friday" (p. 1), "WRA Will Lend Surplus Furnishings to Hostels" (p. 2), "Issei Returnee Solves Housing, Job Problem" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 15 (February 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-383)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 15 (February 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-383)
Selected article titles: "Director Myer Discusses Problems With Delegates" (p. 1), "Evacuation Case Denied Hearing" (p. 1), "Rabies Shots for Dogs Scheduled" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 17 (November 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-361)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 17 (November 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-361)
Selected article titles: "Holiday Travel Curtailed for Everyone" (p. 1), "Roosevelt Favors Release of Japanese Americans from Camps" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 25 (June 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-318)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 25 (June 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-318)
Selected article titles: "Violation of Alien Land Law to be Investigated" (p. 1), "Pasadenans: Help Offered to Returning Evacuees" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 4 (January 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-259)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 4 (January 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-259)
Selected article titles: "Ordinance on Gambling, Theft, Bribery Adopted" (p. 1), "Chicago War Firms Want Nisei Workers" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 24 (March 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-392)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 24 (March 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-392)
Selected article titles: "Church Opened as Hostel for Returnees in Oakland" (p. 1), "All Property in WRA Warehouses Must be Removed by April, 1946" (p. 2), "Death of Two Issei in Chicago Reported as Unrelated Incidents" (p. 3), "Coast Papers Condemn San Jose Hoodlumism" (p. 3), "Reunion of Tule Lake Families and Internees Not Contemplated" (p. …
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 22 (August 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-202)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 22 (August 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-202)
Selected article titles: "Qualifications for WACs Altered for Nisei Girls" (p. 1), "No Immediate Dissolution of Relocation Centers" (p. 1), "1289 to Leave for Tule Lake" (p. 1), "Topaz Files Job Records for Transfer" (p. 3), "'Report from Tokyo' Translated" (p. 3), "No Loss of Citizenship for Expatriates, According to Nationality Act of 1940" (p. 4), …
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 24 (June 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-317)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 24 (June 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-317)
Selected article titles: "12 Rejected for Army; 6 Put in Limited Service" (p. 1), "Relocation Offices on East Coast Open" (p. 1), "Resolution: Removal of All Japanese Urged" (p. 2), "Draft Evaders Await Verdict" (p. 2), "Bill Proposed to Disfranchise Canada Japanese" (p. 2).
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 Vol. VIII No. 13 (August 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-333)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 13 (August 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-333)
Selected article titles: "Tule Too Full to Accommodate New Segregees" (p. 1), "Residents Must Burn Rubbish from 6-8 AM" (p. 1), "Three Sisters Convicted; May File for New Trial" (p. 2), "Canada: Canada to Test Japanese Loyalty" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 23 (June 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-316)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 23 (June 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-316)
Selected article titles: "Seasonal Leave: Farm, Cannery Contracts Arrive from Provo, Murray, Smithfield" (p. 1), "New Gate Procedures Effective Next Friday" (p. 2), "Nisei Draft Evaders to Serve if Rights Restored" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 38 (September 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-218)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 38 (September 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-218)
Selected article titles: "Volunteers Aid Harvesting of Project Crops" (p. 1), "Water Mains Repair Sought" (p. 1), "Block Managers, Councilmen Will Assist New Residents" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 24 (November 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-34)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 24 (November 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-34)
Selected article titles: "The City: Local Talents Perform Before Deltans. Attract Many in Two Shows" (p. 1), "Census Expert Arrives: Survey Records to be Analysed" (p. 1), "Check Distribution Begins: October Checks Ready for Some" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 22 (May 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-160)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 22 (May 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-160)
Selected article titles: "Program for Adjustment of Apts. Planned" (p. 1), "Hawaiians' Shell Exhibit Attracts Topaz Residents" (p. 1), "Dust-Proofing Set at Hospital" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 16 (November 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-26)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 16 (November 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-26)
Selected article titles: "The City: Goodwill Program Planned for Deltans" (p. 1), "Appearance of Band Slated" (p. 1), "Shipments of Coal Assured" (p. 1), "Poultry Industry Taught" (p. 3), "Cattle Purchase Authorized" (p. 3), "Landscape Artists Plan Garden" (p. 3), "Absentee Ballots Challenged" (p. 4), "County Counsel Office Defends Ballots" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 3 (October 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-13)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 3 (October 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-13)
Selected article titles: "The City: Residents See Season's First Snowfall" (p. 1), "More Anitans Arrive" (p. 1), "Third Well Completed" (p. 1), "Resident in Cross Country Dash" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 9 (November 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-19)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 9 (November 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-19)
Selected article titles: "The City: Delta Lions Feted by Topaz Council" (p. 1), "Station Dedication" (p. 2), "Topaz's First Engagement" (p. 2), "Residents Vote Through Absentee Ballots" (p. 3), "Democrats Score Discrimination" (p. 3).
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. II No. 9 (January 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-70)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 9 (January 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-70)
Selected article titles: "Dismantle CCC Buildings for WRA Use" (p. 1), "Interview 17 for Employment Under FBIs" (p. 1), "Skating Rules Listed" (p. 1), "PWD Cities Sanitation Hazards" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 69 (March 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-132)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 69 (March 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-132)
Selected article titles: "Farmers to be Aided by WRA Offices" (p. 1), "'Volunteering is Affirmation of Loyalty' Enlistees Write to Congressmen" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 47 (December 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-58)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 47 (December 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-58)
Selected article titles: "Election for Councilmen Tomorrow" (p. 1), "WRA Official Visits Topaz" (p. 1), "Many Prizes Offered in Marathon Race" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 24 (August 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-204)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 24 (August 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-204)
Selected article titles: "District Court Indicts Koga" (p. 1), "Nisei Upheld by Superman" (p. 1), "Transferees: Information Board Created" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Christmas Edition (December 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-56)
doc Topaz Times Christmas Edition (December 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-56)
Selected article titles: "Fire Protection" (p. 1), "PTA Meeting a Success" (p. 3), "Bookkeeping Added to Evening Class" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 21 (November 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-240)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 21 (November 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-240)
Selected article titles: "Exchange Ship Reaches Japan Safely, Nov. 14" (p. 1), "One Person Caught in Canteen Entry" (p. 1), "Two Editorial Reprints: Let's Make Ourselves Clear" (p. 2), "The Tule Lake Riot" (p. 2), "Utah Governor Protects Nisei Rights in Speech" (p. 3).
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