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 (newspaper)

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Topaz Times Vol. II No. 24 (January 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-86)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 24 (January 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-86)
Selected article titles: "103 Residents Get Non-Work Compensation" (p. 1), "Soldier to Wed Topaz Girl at Fort Warren" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 38 (December 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-48)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 38 (December 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-48)
Selected article titles: "Constitution Vote Set for Today" (p. 1), "Statement Clarifies Food Situation" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 10 (February 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-378)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 10 (February 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-378)
Selected article titles: "Segregees to be Restricted Travel Outside of Camp" (p. 1), "Turner Says California has Favorable Sentiment, Problems" (p. 1), "Alien Travel Over 5 Miles Permitted" (p. 5), "Radio Program Dramatizes Story of Sgt. Kuroki" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 62 (March 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-125)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 62 (March 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-125)
Selected article titles: "Residents Need Certificates to Purchase Shoes" (p. 1), "Reply Given to Issei's Letter" (p. 1), "3-Month Weather Record for This Area Shows Mildest Winter" (p. 2), "Bill Introduced to Give Citizenship to Orientals" (p. 2), "Farm Rodent Control Mooted" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 16 (May 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-309)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 16 (May 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-309)
Selected article titles: "Project Director Leaves for New Job with UNRRA" (p. 1), "22,000 Evacuees Resettle Away from Pacific Coast" (p. 2), "Canada Japanese Start Test Case" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 8-A (July 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-187)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 8-A (July 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-187)
Selected article titles: "Idaho Seasonal Workers May Get Permanent Jobs" (p. 1), "Present Restrictions on Japanese to Remain in Force" (p. 1), "Ogden Camp Conditions Improve After Surveys" (p. 1), "Military Heads View New MP's" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 19 (November 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-238)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 19 (November 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-238)
Selected article titles: "2 Transferees Relate Accounts of Recent Tule Occurrences" (p. 1), "Two New Investigations at Tule Lake to be Started" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 38 (February 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-101)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 38 (February 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-101)
Selected article titles: "Registration Proceeds" (p. 1), "Internal Revenue Official Due Here" (p. 1), "Resident Committee Forwards Resolution to Washington" (p. 1), "Relocation Not Compulsory, WRA Says to Query" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Special (February 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-96)
doc Topaz Times Special (February 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-96)
Selected article titles: "Proclamation Made. Aims of Volunteer Program Clarified. Lieut. Tracy Discloses Government's Purpose at Special Resident Meeting" (p. 1), "Ernst States Object of WRA Registration" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Special Edition (January 31, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-268)
doc Topaz Times Special Edition (January 31, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-268)
Selected article titles: "First 121 Topaz Youths Named in Initial Draft" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 50 (December 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-61)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 50 (December 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-61)
Selected article titles: "New Year Dances Set for Tonight" (p. 1), "Newsmen Inspect Project" (p. 1), "7 Contestants Win Prizes in Amateur Show" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 6 (January 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-374)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 6 (January 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-374)
Selected article titles: "Nearly All Residents Classified" (p. 1), "Citizenship for Certain Japanese Aliens Urged" (p. 1), "Evacuees May Apply for Loans" (p. 1), "Travel Grants, Property Transfer Queries Defined" (p. 3), "Majority Favor Not Giving Japanese in U.S. Equal Chance; Educated Differ" (p. 6), "More About Race Relations Conference; Prof. at U.C. Lists Misconceptions of ...
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 27 (December 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-246)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 27 (December 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-246)
Selected article titles: "Educators' Conference to Open Here. 20 Delegates to Attend" (p. 1), "Root Cellar Digging Starts" (p. 1), "TB Tests Given Camp Hogs; 5 Diseased" (p. 3), "Group Urges Restoration of Tule Control to WRA" (p. 3), "Gripsholm Reaches New York Harbor" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 30 (February 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-92)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 30 (February 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-92)
Selected article titles: "Army Commission Due Today. Recruiting Team to Confer with Ernst on Registration Details" (p. 1), "Library to Open Japanese Section" (p. 1), "Topaz JACL Rally to be Held this Sunday" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 19 (January 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-80)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 19 (January 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-80)
Selected article titles: "Myer Gives Advice on Resettlement" (p. 1), "History of Utah Part III" (p. 2), "High School to Hold Election" (p. 6), "Cadet Teaching, Curriculum Programs Joined" (p. 6).
Bussei Life Vol. I No. 3 (June 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-430)
doc Bussei Life Vol. I No. 3 (June 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-430)
Selected article titles: "National Confab: Revitalization Planned" (p. 1), "New Policies to be Initiated" (p. 1), "Editorial: Still Our Best Bet" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 7 (January 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-68)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 7 (January 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-68)
Selected article titles: "History of Utah Part II" (p. 1), "Record of Temporary City Council" (p. 1), "Poem on Topaz" (p. 2), "Dillon Myer in Common Ground" (p. 4), "Caleb Foote in Fellowship" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 16 (August 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-196)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 16 (August 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-196)
Selected article titles: "Repatriates Board to Survey Need" (p. 1), "Hughes Clarifies Food Crop Assignment Program" (p. 1), "National JACL Incurs Deficit Testing Cases" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 71 (March 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-134)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 71 (March 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-134)
Selected article titles: "Use Only English on Packages" (p. 1), "Trout Flies Donated to U.S. Army" (p. 1), "Rebates Given on Montgomery Ward Purchases" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 1 (March 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-136)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 1 (March 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-136)
Selected article titles: "3 Topaz Youths Get Chevrolet Repairing Jobs" (p. 1), "Minnesota Tidbits: A Letter from Nay" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 11 (October 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-230)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 11 (October 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-230)
Selected article titles: "Director Ernst Clarifies Tule Situation in Letter" (p. 1), "One-Third of Pipelines in Center are Replaced" (p. 1), "Employees' Compensation Act Embraces Evacuees" (p. 2), "New Arrivals: 14 Tule Lake Workers Here" (p. 2), "California Lawyers Available to Evacuees Living in Centers" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 1 (January 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-256)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 1 (January 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-256)
Selected article titles: "Happy New Year" (p. 1), "100 Family Heads Called to Discuss Future Plans" (p. 3), "Columnist Discovers the Nisei and is Sympathetic" (p. 4), "Topaz and Resettlement: Beyond Our Borders" (p. 7), "No Nisei in Japanese Army, Says Military Magazine" (p. 8).
Volunteers for Victory (March 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-433)
doc Volunteers for Victory (March 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-433)
Selected article titles: "Speech at the Dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, November 15, 1865" (p. 2), "And What of Their Future?" (p. 3), "Citizen Writes Why He Has Volunteered" (p. 4), "Our Greatest Weapon: Evidence of Loyalty" (p. 4), "War Department States Reasons for 'AJ' Unit" (p. 7).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 34 (December 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-253)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 34 (December 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-253)
Selected article titles: "Many Colleges Now Open to Nisei Students" (p. 1), "Children Invited to See Xmas Movies" (p. 1), "Community Ice Rink Now Being Constructed" (p. 2), "Council Bans Unsigned Letters" (p. 2), "Citizens are Given Warning" (p. 3).
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