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. VI No. 25 (March 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-282)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 25 (March 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-282)
Selected article titles: "Myer Corrects Spanish Consul's Draft Comment" (p. 1), "S.F. Paper Features Nisei Problems" (p. 1), "Seven Wives, Children Leave for Crystal City" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 6 (April 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-400)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 6 (April 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-400)
Selected article titles: "Camp Closing Rumor Spiked" (p. 1), "Nebraska Anti-Japanese Incident was Caused by Jealousy, WRA Says" (p. 1), "Passes Required for Camp Hikers" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Special Edition (August 15, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-422)
doc Topaz Times Special Edition (August 15, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-422)
Selected article titles: "Japan Surrenders. Center Closing Set. Plans of Forced Relocation Told" (p. 1), "World War II Ends" (p. 1), "Potsdam Ultimatum" (p. 1), "Reasons Given" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 8 (August 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-423)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 8 (August 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-423)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Troop to Lead V-J Day Parade in Italy" (p. 1), "Times to End Publication" (p. 1), "WRA Criticized" (p. 2).
Topaz Times New Year Edition (January 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-62)
doc Topaz Times New Year Edition (January 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-62)
Selected article titles: "History of Utah Part II" (p. 1), "Essay Contest Winners Announced" (p. 5), "3250 Enroll in Adult Education" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 9 (August 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-424)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 9 (August 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-424)
Selected article titles: "Times Says '30' With This Issue" (p. 1), "Births, Marriages Outnumber Deaths, Divorces Since Start" (p. 1), "ACLU Labels S.F. Alien Permit Case 'Prejudice'" (p. 3), "West Coast: Twelve Thousand Japanese Return" (p. 3), "FBI Checkup on Aliens Merely Routine Assures Justice Dept." (p. 3), "Discrimination: Labor Dispute Over Nisei in S.F." (p. …
Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 2 (July 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-416)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 2 (July 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-416)
Selected article titles: "Closing Date Told" (p. 1), "Topaz To Close Nov. 1. Myer Urges Residents to Plan Relocation Now" (p. 1), "Tule Lake Co-op Offers Reward on Information Regarding Theft" (p. 2), "Aliens Ineligible to Lease Commercial Property in Calif." (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 1 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-368)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 1 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-368)
Selected article titles: "New Gatehouse to Open Thurs. With Altered System" (p. 1), "Coast Opens Today to All but 272 Topazans" (p. 1), "Booklet Entitled 'Facts About Philadelphia' Being Distributed" (p. 2), "Myer Sends WRA Grant Policy Clarification" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 14 (August 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-334)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 14 (August 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-334)
Selected article titles: "Future Visits to Tule Lake to be Restricted" (p. 1), "Children Should Not Ride Trucks" (p. 1), "Guests: JACL Leaders to Visit Friends" (p. 1), "Resettlement: Family Relocation Pace Advances; 312 Now Out" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 22 (November 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-241)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 22 (November 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-241)
Selected article titles: "Center's Milk Supply Reduced to One Half of Former Quota" (p. 1), "California Group Introduces Bill to Deport All Japanese" (p. 2), "Conditions for Relocation in East Favorable" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 30 (September 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-210)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 30 (September 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-210)
Selected article titles: "Problems Arise as Garage Crew Leaves Work" (p. 1), "Italy Conferred Military Truce" (p. 1), "125 Topaz Families Relocate; Majority in Salt Lake City" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 2 (April 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-396)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 2 (April 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-396)
Selected article titles: "Calif. Agencies Give Cooperation on Welfare Cases" (p. 1), "Immunization of Children Held" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 32 (December 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-42)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 32 (December 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-42)
Selected article titles: "Volunteers Leave City for U.S. Army" (p. 1), "New Leave Application Available" (p. 1), "No Passes for Children to be Issued" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 65 (March 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-128)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 65 (March 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-128)
Selected article titles: "Canteen Night Closing Explained" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 35 (December 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-254)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 35 (December 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-254)
Selected article titles: "National WRA Head Sends Yule Message" (p. 1), "Huge Center-wide Xmas Program Slated Tonight" (p. 1), "Drivers and Pedestrians are Cautioned" (p. 3), "Block Managers Deluged With Messages from the Beginning" (p. 3), "Bill Repealing Chinese Exclusion Act Approved" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 16 (November 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-360)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 16 (November 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-360)
Selected article titles: "FDR Uncertain Whether West Coast Will Open" (p. 1), "ACLU Fund" (p. 1), "Japanese Nationals May Volunteer for US Army" (p. 1), "State Cannot Prevent Evacuees' Return, Warren" (p. 2), "'Stop Hating,' Says Joe E. Brown" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 18 (February 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-275)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 18 (February 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-275)
Selected article titles: "35 Nisei Youths Acceptable for Draft Revealed" (p. 1), "Story of Relocation to East States to be Told" (p. 1), "Farm Unit: Oriental Seeds Needed Urgently" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 17 (May 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-155)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 17 (May 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-155)
Selected article titles: "5 Topaz Girls to Inspect Canneries" (p. 1), "Center Hit by Grippe Epidemic" (p. 1), "Editorial Reprint: Little Tokyos Again?" (p. 2), "Dust Control Steps for Hospital Taken" (p. 3), "Minidoka Faces Labor Shortage" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 36 (February 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-99)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 36 (February 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-99)
Selected article titles: "Get Replies from War Dept. to 3 Questions" (p. 1), "800 Attend Mass Meeting" (p. 1), "Mass Registration Schedule Prepared" (p. 1), "Importance of Resident I.D. Cards Stressed" (p. 2), "Instructions Released on Internee Mail" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 6 (January 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-261)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 6 (January 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-261)
Selected article titles: "Topaz Conclave Theme Chosen; Speaker Named" (p. 1), "National Evacuees' Meet in Chicago Postponed" (p. 1), "Army Returns Tule to WRA" (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. II No. 37 (February 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-100)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 37 (February 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-100)
Selected article titles: "WRA Field Offices for Employment Organized" (p. 1), "Two Presidents -- Editorial" (p. 2), "Topaz Schools Dedicated Friday" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 58 (March 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-121)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 58 (March 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-121)
Selected article titles: "Four Brothers Volunteer at Minidoka Ctr." (p. 1), "97 Volunteer for Army Combat Team" (p. 1), "Army Reduces Exclusion Area" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 5 (October 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-349)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 5 (October 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-349)
Selected article titles: "Exclusion of Japanese from Coast Petitioned" (p. 1), "Seven Residents Injured Sat. in Truck Accident" (p. 1), "Japan Plans Help to Repatriates" (p. 1), "'Remember Pearl Harbor' League Rapped by Myer" (p. 2), "Colonization Plan for Residents Unable to Leave Centers Suggested" (p. 2), "Army Claims Evacuation was Military Necessity" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 7 (January 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-375)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 7 (January 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-375)
Selected article titles: "Three Nisei Wounded Sat. in Wells, Nevada" (p. 1), "Center Visits to be Considered in Terms of Value to Relocation" (p. 1), "Attempted Violence on Auburn Nisei Reported" (p. 1), "Nisei May Have Cameras, Short Wave Radio Sets" (p. 2).
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