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. IV No. 8-B (July 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-188)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 8-B (July 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-188)
Selected article titles: "AG Workers Needed: Roscoe Bell Explains Farm Labor Shortage" (p. 1), "New Farm Setup: Block System Plan to Begin" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 34 (September 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-214)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 34 (September 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-214)
Selected article titles: "Tuleans Arrive Today! Plans Upset as 441 Tule Lakers Come 1 Day Ahead" (p. 1), "Truck Runs Over Boy, 3" (p. 1), "Departees: 489 Residents Set to Leave" (p. 1), "New Residents are Welcomed" (p. 3), "Reception for Tule Lake Arrivals Slated Tuesday" (p. 3), "Teachers' Group Urges Relocation of Evacuees" (p. 6), …
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 35 (September 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-215)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 35 (September 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-215)
Selected article titles: "First Topaz Transferees Leave Sunday" (p. 1), "Residents Toil Far Into Night to Aid Newcomers" (p. 1), "Ceiling Falls: Scares Bather" (p. 2), "President Assures 'Fair' Treatment of Segregates" (p. 2), "Exchange Ship Sails from Yokohama" (p. 2), "Tuleans to be Welcomed at Reception Tonight" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 18 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-362)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 18 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-362)
Selected article titles: "Camp-Wide Rites Set. Topaz Casualties to be Honored Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Topaz Contribution to ACLU Totals $1436.85" (p. 2), "Anti-Japanese Inc." (p. 2), "Calif. Hostility to Nisei Lessens Declares Baldwin" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 33 (December 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-252)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 33 (December 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-252)
Selected article titles: "Fillmore Court Tries Two Youths" (p. 1), "Residents Urged to Avoid Assemblages" (p. 1), "1944 Farm Program Revealed. Agricultural Unit Plans Increased Egg, Beef Production for Next Year" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 3 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-222)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 3 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-222)
Selected article titles: "Fire Control Drill" (p. 1), "Relocation Success to be Determined" (p. 3), "Foreign Owned Property Must be Filed by Nov. 1" (p. 3), "Freight from Tule Being Distributed" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 34 (February 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-97)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 34 (February 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-97)
Selected article titles: "Final Citizens' Meeting to be Held Tonight" (p. 1), "Utah Senators Tour Project" (p. 1), "Sample Queries in Registration Given" (p. 1), "Non-Evacuee Citizens Also May Volunteer" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 8 (January 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-264)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 8 (January 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-264)
Selected article titles: "Ernst Comments on Nisei Draft" (p. 1), "Relocation Discussions to be Resumed Tuesday" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 18 (January 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-79)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 18 (January 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-79)
Selected article titles: "Dr. James Goto Arrives to Join Hospital Staff" (p. 1), "Draft Registration for Nisei Youths, 18-19, Begins" (p. 1), "Hold Meeting to Organize JACL Chapter" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 17 (November 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-27)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 17 (November 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-27)
Selected article titles: "The City: Hospital Acts to Form Blood Reservoir. Blood Donors Requested" (p. 1), "Rumors of Trust Fund Dispelled" (p. 1), "Participation in Defense Efforts Urged" (p. 2).
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. 15 (May 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-307)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 15 (May 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-307)
Selected article titles: "Sgt. Kuroki Asks Nisei Co-operation in War Effort" (p. 1), "Wirin Tells Residents to Fight for Rights in Address" (p. 1), "American Soldier Group Raps Discrimination Against Nisei" (p. 2), "New Regulations Governing Vacation and Sick Leave Now Released by WRA" (p. 3), "Methodists Urge Restoration of Rights to Nisei" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 9 (November 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-353)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 9 (November 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-353)
Selected article titles: "Hogs Vaccinated Against Cholera" (p. 1), "Korematsu, Endo Cases Present Important Legal Issues to Court" (p. 1), "Evacuees Denied Vote in Wyoming" (p. 2), "Nisei Couple Receives Warm Reception from Mrs. Roosevelt" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 9 (May 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-403)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 9 (May 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-403)
Selected article titles: "Another Livingston Incident is Reported; SF Paper Wants Action" (p. 1), "Evacuees' Return to Coast Okayed by Oregon CIO" (p. 3), "Officers Investigate Attack on Evacuee Home" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 15 (November 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-359)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 15 (November 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-359)
Selected article titles: "Canadian Japanese to be Segregated" (p. 1), "Warehousemen Wanted to Work in Chicago Wholesale Company" (p. 5), "State Guard to Protect Evacuees" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 23 (August 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-203)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 23 (August 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-203)
Selected article titles: "22 Repatriates Leave to Meet Exchange Ship" (p. 1), "Departure Order Set for Tule Lake Bound" (p. 1), "Water Shortage Threatens City" (p. 1), "Residents Help Plan Relocation" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 36 (December 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-46)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 36 (December 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-46)
Selected article titles: "WRA Seeks to Resettle Evacuees" (p. 1), "Philosopher Conducts Lectures" (p. 2), "Art School Takes Part in Poster Contest" (p. 3), "Lack of Pianos Problem of Music School" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 33 (February 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-95)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 33 (February 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-95)
Selected article titles: "Residents Hear Proclamation on Combat Team" (p. 1), "Mechanics of Topaz Registration Given" (p. 1), "Citizen Questions Answered" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 19 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-199)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 19 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-199)
Selected article titles: "Rebates: Certificates to be Issued" (p. 1), "Resettlement Speed-Up Set" (p. 1).
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. XI No. 8 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-402)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 8 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-402)
Selected article titles: "Three Auburn Men Freed of Arson Charges" (p. 1), "WRA Makes No Concessions on Important Recommendations" (p. 1), "ACLU Seeks Test Cases of Certain Loyal Excludees from West Coast" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 18 (March 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-386)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 18 (March 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-386)
Selected article titles: "3 Excludees Seek Restraining Order to Permit Return" (p. 1), "Shooting Threats on Evacuees in Visalia, Lancaster Reported" (p. 1), "Hoffman Explains Status of Segregees, Excludees" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 14 (May 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-408)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 14 (May 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-408)
Selected article titles: "Cozzens Visits Here: Reports on West Coast" (p. 1), "California Jr. Chamber of Commerce Urges Delay of Returning Evacuees" (p. 1), "Issei Takes Own Life in New York" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 13 (April 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-151)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 13 (April 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-151)
Selected article titles: "Screens to be Installed on Windows" (p. 1), "First Ten to be Inducted into Army" (p. 1), "WRA Issues Leaflet 'Relocating a People'" (p. 2), "Campaign Pushed on Citizenship for Orientals" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 10 (January 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-71)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 10 (January 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-71)
Selected article titles: "Gov. Maw Arrives Tomorrow. Executive to Swear New Councilmen Into Office" (p. 1), "Report Certain Copyrights by Friday, Jan. 15" (p. 2), "Outside Job Questionnaire Being Prepared" (p. 2).
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