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. I No. 31 (December 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-41)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 31 (December 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-41)
Selected article titles: "An Evacuee's Editorial: We are Doing Our Part" (p. 1), "YWCA Honors Nisei Soldiers" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 4 (April 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-139)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 4 (April 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-139)
Selected article titles: "Women May Revise Answers" (p. 1), "Youth Has Narrow Escape from Death" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 14 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-382)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 14 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-382)
Selected article titles: "Relocation to Coast Declared Encouraging" (p. 1), "Approved Visitors Not Required Fees" (p. 1), "Real Test of Feeling on Coast to Come in Planting Season" (p. 1), "Nisei Patient Accepted by Other Hospitals" (p. 2), "Topaz is Second in Relocation" (p. 3), "Church Groups Advertise to Combat Prejudice" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 25 (November 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-35)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 25 (November 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-35)
Selected article titles: "The Churches: Seventh-Day Adventists Hear Mission. Speaker Brings Organ" (p. 1), "YP Fellowship to Separate Groups" (p. 2), "70 Lend Aid to Winterize Schools" (p. 3), "All-Day Schools Beginning Monday" (p. 3), "Ten Caucasian Students in Topaz Schools" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 10 (July 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-190)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 10 (July 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-190)
Selected article titles: "War Department Opens WACs to Nisei Women" (p. 1), "Census: Compliance Necessary" (p. 1), "Nisei in Wartime" (p. 2), "Allowances: Clothing Pay Changes Made" (p. 3), "Conditions in Cleveland for Relocators Revealed" (p. 6), "Explosive Act: Regulations Must be Heeded" (p. 6).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 10 (August 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-330)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 10 (August 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-330)
Selected article titles: "Rules for Changing Relocation Destination to Closer City Told" (p. 1), "Rules for Christmas Mail to Servicemen Given" (p. 2), "Milwaukee Offers Nursery Service to Nisei Mothers" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 23 (November 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-33)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 23 (November 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-33)
Selected article titles: "The City: Army Opening Recruiting Center Here. Language School Officers Arrive" (p. 1), "Editorial" (p. 1), "City Bell to Be Dedicated: Program at School Area" (p. 2), "Seek Teachers in Japanese to Instruct Armed Forces" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 7 (October 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-226)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 7 (October 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-226)
Selected article titles: "Education Adviser Studies Topaz School Procedures" (p. 1), "National WRA Director Expected Here Thursday" (p. 1), "Chinese Exclusion Act Repeal Urged" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 2 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-346)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 2 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-346)
Selected article titles: "Relatives Should Claim Xmas Packages" (p. 1), "Fire Prevention to be Emphasized" (p. 1), "Myer Says Public Opinion of Evacuees Improving" (p. 3).
Bussei Life Vol. I No. 4 (June 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-431)
doc Bussei Life Vol. I No. 4 (June 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-431)
Selected article titles: "Director Voices Views on Future" (p. 1), "Myer Pleased With Y.B.A. Plans" (p. 1), "Former Bay Resident Killed in Accident" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Welcome Issue (September 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-1)
doc Topaz Times Welcome Issue (September 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-1)
Selected article titles: "Welcome to Topaz" (p. 1), "First Day" (p. 2), "Where to Go" (p. 2), "Topaz: Our City" (p. 2), "Administrative Staff of Central Utah Relocation Project" (p. 3), "Hand Baggages" (p. 3), "School to Open" (p. 3), "Scrap Lumber" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 11 (February 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-379)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 11 (February 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-379)
Selected article titles: "140 Residents being Interviewed by an Immigration Official" (p. 1), "Myer to Attend SLC All-Evacuee Conference" (p. 1), "Auburn Citizens Plan to Protect Evacuees" (p. 1), "Chicago Lauded as Giving Best Treatment to Japanese Americans" (p. 2), "U.S. Atty. Told to Issue Permits to Japanese Aliens" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 5 (August 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-419)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 5 (August 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-419)
Selected article titles: "Red Cross Nutrition Classes Started Thursdays in New Science Building" (p. 1), "Swiss Government to Represent Japanese Interests in U.S." (p. 2), "Federal Charges to be Brought Against Doi Farm Attackers" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 23 (December 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-366)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 23 (December 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-366)
Selected article titles: "Supreme Court Upholds Endo Case on Loyalty" (p. 1), "Ickes Says Relocation Program to be Intensified with Coast Reopening" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 3 (January 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-258)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 3 (January 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-258)
Selected article titles: "Evacuees to Hold Meet to Discuss Problems" (p. 1), "Resolution on Evacuees Passed" (p. 1), "Isolation Camp at Leupp Closed" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 16 (February 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-273)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 16 (February 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-273)
Selected article titles: "List of Draft Ineligible Men Received Here" (p. 1), "Draft Age Nisei May Appeal for Reconsideration" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 17 (November 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-236)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 17 (November 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-236)
Selected article titles: "State Senate, Dies Group Start Probes at Tule Lake" (p. 1), "Oriental Act Repeal Urged" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 25 (November 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-244)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 25 (November 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-244)
Selected article titles: "Canteen Robber Fined $25 by Juvenile Court" (p. 1), "Hog Death Caused by Glass Fragments" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 22 (November 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-32)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 22 (November 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-32)
Selected article titles: "The City: First Step Taken in Self Government. To be Presented to Council for Approval" (p. 1), "Arbor Week" (p. 1), "JACL Conference" (p. 2), "Americanization" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 3 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-3)
doc Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 3 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-3)
Selected article titles: "Farm Workers Sought Here for Sugar Beet Harvest..." (p. 1), "Dining Halls" (p. 2), "Fire Prevention" (p. 3), "Beautification" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 19 (June 22, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-413)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 19 (June 22, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-413)
Selected article titles: "Topaz Students Ineligible to Attend Millard Schools" (p. 1), "GI's Rap Racism" (p. 2), "Race Hatred Condemned" (p. 2), "4C Draft Status May be Changed by Registrants" (p. 4), "Canada Japanese to be Segregated" (p. 6), "Ickes' Criticisms Unwarranted, Unappreciated -- Justice Crosby" (p. 6).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 7 (July 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-327)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 7 (July 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-327)
Selected article titles: "40 Percent of Families Say No Relocation" (p. 1), "Manpower Commission Studies Labor Problem" (p. 1), "Race Differences Discussion Planned" (p. 1), "Rationed Food Quota for Residents Changed" (p. 3), "Auditorium: Cigarette Causes Small Fire" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 7 (October 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-351)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 7 (October 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-351)
Selected article titles: "Health Program: Dental, Ambulance, Diet Services to Improve" (p. 1), "Relocators in Distress Aided. Social Security Funds Help Sick Persons, Those in Need of Money" (p. 2), "Pamphlet Tells About New York in Japanese" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 20 (June 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-313)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 20 (June 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-313)
Selected article titles: "Long-Awaited Invasion of Europe Started; Initial Landings Success" (p. 1), "Man Fined for Lumber Theft" (p. 1), "25% of Residents Now Relocated" (p. 2), "Philadelphia Nisei Discriminated at University of Pennsylvania" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 8 (January 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-376)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 8 (January 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-376)
Selected article titles: "Evacuees Receive Warm Welcome on Return to San Francisco" (p. 1), "Gun Wielder Recalls No Memory of Shooting; Claims Amnesia" (p. 1), "Two Families Return to Fresno, Receive Welcome" (p. 2).
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