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. V No. 4 (October 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-223)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 4 (October 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-223)
Selected article titles: "Killing Frost Predicted to Come Tonight" (p. 1), "3 Plead Guilty to Provo FSA Camp Assault Charges" (p. 1), "Exchange Ships En Route to Portuguese India" (p. 2), "YMCA Voices Approval to Draft Nisei" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 15 (May 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-409)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 15 (May 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-409)
Selected article titles: "Relo. Procedure for Paroled Aliens Changed" (p. 1), "Early Ruling on Alien Land Law Case Asked by Attorneys" (p. 1), "Another Shooting Reported in Fresno" (p. 1), "Land Ownership by Disloyal Nisei Opposed" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 14 (February 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-271)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 14 (February 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-271)
Selected article titles: "Japanese Classes to Begin Monday" (p. 1), "WRA Reports Officer to Arrive Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Life Magazine: Devotes Full Page to Blind Soldier" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 5 (July 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-325)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 5 (July 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-325)
Selected article titles: "Methodists: Evacuees' Return to Coast Urged" (p. 1), "27 Tuleans Get Draft Charges" (p. 1), "Chaperoned Housing for Girl Evacuees Started" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 23 (March 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-391)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 23 (March 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-391)
Selected article titles: "Exclusion Case Decision Postponed by L.A. Judge" (p. 1), "Supreme Court to Hear Alien Land Law Cases" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 7 (April 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-143)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 7 (April 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-143)
Selected article titles: "M.P. Sentry Arrested; to be Court-Martialed" (p. 1), "Keeping of Wild Animals Scored" (p. 1), "Editorial: Citizens in Wartime" (p. 2), "Stay Resettled, Myer Advises" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 27 (December 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-37)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 27 (December 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-37)
Selected article titles: "Constitution Ratified by Councilmen" (p. 1), "Obtain Winter Clothing at Reduced Price" (p. 1), "Public Library Formally Opens at Rec Hall 16" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 6 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-6)
doc Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 6 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-6)
Selected article titles: "Santa Anita Group Arrives: Tanforan Contingent Delayed" (p. 1), "Basic Clothing" (p. 1), "Fences" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 5 (January 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-373)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 5 (January 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-373)
Selected article titles: "Bay Area Sentiments Favorable, Hoffman Says" (p. 1), "Visiting Policy Changes Revealed" (p. 1), "Three Evacuees Go Back to Hood River" (p. 2), "Evacuees May Resume Fishing on West Coast" (p. 2), "New and Altered Regulations About Alien Travel, Assistance, Etc. Given" (p. 4), "Time Reports on Evacuee Return to West Coast, Says …
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 2 (July 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-322)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 2 (July 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-322)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Challenge Legality of West Coast Exclusion" (p. 1), "Threatened Tuleans Given Protection" (p. 1), "Thirty Heart Mt. Evaders Sent to Leavenworth" (p. 3), "Trial Indefinite to be Granted Only in Center" (p. 3), "Rules and Regulations Clarified at Meeting; Age Limit Discussed" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 57 (March 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-120)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 57 (March 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-120)
Selected article titles: "Editorial: Last Day for Volunteering" (p. 1), "Indefinite Leave Given to Serve in Armed Forces" (p. 1), "100 Residents Change Answers" (p. 1), "200 Attend 'Volunteer for Victory' Rally" (p. 1), "32 Repatriates from Topaz Reach Rohwer" (p. 2), "Gov. Maw Vetoes Utah Senate's Alien Land Bill" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 21 (September 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-339)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 21 (September 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-339)
Selected article titles: "Employment Regulations for Students Clarified" (p. 1), "Test Cases: Council Decides to Support ACLU" (p. 1), "Nisei Troops in Italy Maintain High Morale" (p. 2), "Nisei Right to Return to Coast Being Tested" (p. 3), "Nisei Rights Upheld" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 15 (August 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-335)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 15 (August 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-335)
Selected article titles: "Investigation to be Held by WRA on Florin Fire" (p. 1), "5 Ht. Mountain Men Arraigned for Conspiracy in Draft Act Charges" (p. 1), "6 Ht. Mt. Youths Given Draft Charges" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 4 (July 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-324)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 4 (July 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-324)
Selected article titles: "Carpenter: Evacuees Welcomed to East Coast" (p. 1), "Strict Enforcement of Traffic Rules to Start" (p. 1), "Woman Condemns Unfair Attitude Toward Nisei" (p. 6).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 26 (June 28, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-319)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 26 (June 28, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-319)
Selected article titles: "Jerome Residents to be Transferred by July 1" (p. 2), "Chicago: Maps Issued to Aid Relocators" (p. 2), "Gate Control: I.D. Card Needed by All Residents" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 32 (February 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-94)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 32 (February 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-94)
Selected article titles: "War Dept., WRA Plans to be Heard Tonight" (p. 1), "Art School Head and Wife Speak at University" (p. 1), "President Endorses Combat Team Plans" (p. 1), "Letter from FDR" (p. 1), "Dining Hall to Cook Diet Foods" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 5 (October 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-15)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 5 (October 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-15)
Selected article titles: "The Churches: News Section Plans Made" (p. 1), "Inter-Faith" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 12 (May 11, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-406)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 12 (May 11, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-406)
Selected article titles: "Project Shrinks to One-Third of Original Size" (p. 1), "Majority of Frozen Evacuee Bank Deposits to be Released" (p. 1), "Japanese in Chicago Shot by Negro Youth; Wounds are Reported Slight" (p. 1), "Forms for Notifying Tenants Available to Evacuee Landlords" (p. 2), "Relatives of War Heroes Warned Against Swindlers" (p. 2), "Man …
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 36 (September 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-216)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 36 (September 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-216)
Selected article titles: "Room Changes Frozen Until Mid-October" (p. 1), "519 Tuleans Expected to Reach Here Tonight" (p. 1), "Editorial... Farewell Friends... a Reprint" (p. 2), "Food Harvest in Full Swing" (p. 3), "No Japanese Can Return to Pacific Coast -- Emmons" (p. 4), "Names of New Arrivals are Revealed by Housing Dept" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 7 (August 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-421)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 7 (August 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-421)
Selected article titles: "Relocation Plan Told to Evacuee Leaders" (p. 1), "VFW Draws Fire" (p. 2), "S.F. CIO Requests Kenny to Investigate Racism" (p. 3), "Rules on Surplus WRA Equipment Given" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 16 (February 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-384)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 16 (February 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-384)
Selected article titles: "Myer Answers Questions, Explains Reasons for Closing WRA Centers" (p. 1), "Public Acceptance Best in History, Says Myer. Overflow Audience Hears Director" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 18 (May 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-156)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 18 (May 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-156)
Selected article titles: "Six Inspect Provo Camp: Discuss Work Arrangements" (p. 1), "Utah Educators to Visit Topaz Monday" (p. 1), "Canadians Fight for Interests" (p. 3), "Warning, Suspension Procedure Explained" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 13 (May 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-304)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 13 (May 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-304)
Selected article titles: "Blocks 8 and 12 to Close Soon; DH's Close May 29" (p. 1), "Sgt. Kuroki Coming to Visit Topaz Next Week" (p. 1), "Mayor's Discrimination Arouses Many Protests" (p. 6).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 31 (June 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-169)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 31 (June 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-169)
Selected article titles: "Liquidation of Canada Property to Start Soon" (p. 1), "Editorial: More Farm Workers Needed" (p. 1), "Instructions on Shipment of Property are Revealed" (p. 1), "Tuberculosis Film Scheduled" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 20 (May 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-158)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 20 (May 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-158)
Selected article titles: "Food Market Lacks Beef" (p. 1), "Civil Service Open to Japanese Americans" (p. 1), "Officers Conduct Food Survey" (p. 1), "Editorial: Democracy and Evacuation" (p. 2).
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