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. I No. 11 (November 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-21)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 11 (November 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-21)
Selected article titles: "The City: Volunteers Aid County Scrap Drive" (p. 1), "Dedication Held for Fire House" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 32 (March 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-289)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 32 (March 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-289)
Selected article titles: "Cash Grant Policy Cleared. Center Draftees are Eligible for Leave Grants" (p. 1), "Myer to Arrive Thursday, Will Address Council on Saturday" (p. 1), "Myer Clarifies Residence Status of Camp Evacuees" (p. 2), "California Minister Demands Restoration of Nisei Rights" (p. 2), "Two Colorado Draft Refusers Change Views" (p. 2), "USC Poll Favors ...
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 43 (February 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-106)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 43 (February 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-106)
Selected article titles: "Specifications for High School Given" (p. 1), "Farm Openings - Editorial" (p. 2), "Women to Take Place of Men Mess Workers" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 16 (August 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-336)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 16 (August 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-336)
Selected article titles: "Coast Eviction Plaintiffs May Return to Calif." (p. 1), "Nisei Solders' Influence Shown" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 70 (March 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-133)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 70 (March 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-133)
Selected article titles: "To Work on Booklet for Californians" (p. 1), "Families Wanted for Ogden Work" (p. 1), "College Group to Sponsor Wienie Bake" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 7 (November 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-17)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 7 (November 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-17)
Selected article titles: "The City: Outside Work Policies Discussed" (p. 1), "Individual Survey Begun" (p. 1), "Fire Prevention Week 1942" (p. 2), "Wardens Take 1st Prisoners" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 10 (October 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-10)
doc Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 10 (October 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-10)
Selected article titles: "City Co-op Store to Honor WRA Basic Clothing Scrip" (p. 1), "WRA Statistician Arrives to Conduct Record Survey" (p. 1), "WCCA Clothes" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 5 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-5)
doc Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 5 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-5)
Selected article titles: "Myer Voices Hope That Residents Will Relocate Before Armistice" (p. 1), "Formation Meeting of Co-op Set for Today at Dining Hall 4" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 12 (November 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-22)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 12 (November 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-22)
Selected article titles: "The City: Reveal Plan to Enlist Nisei in Army" (p. 1), "Work Begun on Hog Farms" (p. 1), "Labor Problems to be Discussed" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 54 (March 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-117)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 54 (March 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-117)
Selected article titles: "Work Offered for 15 Families" (p. 1), "Topaz to Have Picnic Ground" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 10 (November 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-354)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 10 (November 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-354)
Selected article titles: "3210 Residents Relocated; Pace of Family Relocation Increases" (p. 1), "Draft Abetters: 7 Get Federal Prison Sentences" (p. 1), "Two Permits to Return to Coast Issued at Poston" (p. 3), "Calif. Refuses to Sound Out Return of Evacuees" (p. 3), "Vandals Damage Japanese Section of Cemetery" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 12 (July 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-192)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 12 (July 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-192)
Selected article titles: "Segregation Procedures Formulated" (p. 1), "Myer Explains Reasons for Segregation Plans to Safeguard, Further National Interest" (p. 1), "Tule Lake for Segregates" (p. 1), "The Mail Box: Through the V-Mail" (p. 2), "City Swelters for Fifth Day" (p. 3), "Ten Colorado Counties Closed to Relocators" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 10 (May 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-301)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 10 (May 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-301)
Selected article titles: "ACLU Attorney Tietz to Visit Here This Week" (p. 1), "Editorial: Evanston's Still Safe " (p. 2), "Leasing of Home to Ex-Topazans Causes Dispute" (p. 2), "California: Alien Land Law to be Tested" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 14 (August 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-194)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 14 (August 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-194)
Selected article titles: "Transfer Board Sets Hearings for 'No' Group" (p. 1), "Relocation Speeded Up for Transfer Emergency" (p. 1), "Three Injured in Car Mishap" (p. 1), "Legal Authority to Visit Topaz" (p. 2), "Single Men Repatriates Receive Transfer Orders" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 27 (July 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-320)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 27 (July 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-320)
Selected article titles: "Cat Found in Topaz; Couple from California Answers Ad" (p. 1), "Draft Evaders: 3 Year Sentence Given to Youths" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 6 (July 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-185)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 6 (July 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-185)
Selected article titles: "Carnival: $2000 Profit Distributed" (p. 1), "Directors Plan Meeting to Discuss Segregation" (p. 1), "CIO Requests 'Information' of Evacuated Members" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 20 (November 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-30)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 20 (November 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-30)
Selected article titles: "The Churches: Inter-Faith Plans to Open Library" (p. 1), "Faith Stressed for Nisei in Message" (p. 1), "Protestant Church to Commemorate" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 46 (December 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-57)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 46 (December 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-57)
Selected article titles: "Missing Resident Found Alive. Horsemen Find Fukagai 10 Mi. from Mt. Topaz" (p. 1), "Candidates Named for Election" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 22 (January 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-83)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 22 (January 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-83)
Selected article titles: "Topaz Pork" (p. 1), "Ernst Departs to Confer With Nat'l WRA Officials" (p. 1), "Co-op Store Holds Sale of Dry Goods" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 16 (May 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-154)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 16 (May 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-154)
Selected article titles: "First Volunteers to Depart for U.S. Army. Contingent of Ten to Leave Tomorrow for Ft. Douglas" (p. 1), "Editorial: New Chapter Opened in Evacuation History" (p. 2), "Provo Tent City Set for Topaz Residents. Summer Camp, Work Details Discussed at Conferences" (p. 3), "Canada Government Liquidates Holdings of Japanese Evacuees" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 30 (December 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-249)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 30 (December 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-249)
Selected article titles: "Keep Warm to Avoid Flu Simpson Warns" (p. 1), "Council Bans Bingo Games" (p. 1), "Tule Vegetables Sent to Project" (p. 1), "Relocation Meet Urged by Heart Mountain Body" (p. 2), "Residents Assured That Packages Not Inspected" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 19 (March 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-387)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 19 (March 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-387)
Selected article titles: "Bay Area Classed as One District for Alien Travel" (p. 1), "Witness Testifies that Exclusion Orders Were Issued by President" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 36 (December 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-255)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 36 (December 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-255)
Selected article titles: "Relocation Interviews of Families to Start Jan. 3" (p. 1), "Ernst Upholds Council's Ban on Bingo Game" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 1 (July 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-179)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 1 (July 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-179)
Selected article titles: "Regulations: For Outside Work Given" (p. 1), "Nisei and Loyalty..." (p. 2), "35 Chicken Pox Cases Reported" (p. 3), "Facts on 2 Topaz Rumors Revealed by Authorities" (p. 8).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 5 (January 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-260)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 5 (January 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-260)
Selected article titles: "Secretarial Course to be Started in Project" (p. 1), "'Dreams Come True,' Says Evacuee in N.Y." (p. 2).
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