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)

433 items
Topaz Trek (June 1943) (ddr-densho-142-427)
doc Topaz Trek (June 1943) (ddr-densho-142-427)
Selected article titles: "Relocation... Through the Gates of Topaz" (p. 9), "One Happy Family" (p. 14), "Trilobite Fossils of Antelope Springs" (p. 15), "Evacuese Characters and How to Analyze Them" (p. 26).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 36 (June 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-174)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 36 (June 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-174)
Selected article titles: "July 4th Fete Plans Approved" (p. 1), "2 Sentenced for Assault" (p. 1), "Editorial Reprint: Little Men, What Now?" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 20 (January 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-81)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 20 (January 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-81)
Selected article titles: "Success Seen for Project Hog Ranch" (p. 1), "Sugar Magnate Reveals Farming Opportunities" (p. 1), "Fire Chief Owen Cites Fire Hazards" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 9 (October 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-9)
doc Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 9 (October 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-9)
Selected article titles: "2827 Residents Employed in City, Cornwall Reveals" (p. 1), "School Enrollment Now 1058 as Registration Continues" (p. 1), "Basic Clothing" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 3 (January 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-64)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 3 (January 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-64)
Selected article titles: "Employment Offered to All Residents" (p. 1), "SF Chronicle Writes About Topaz Nisei" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 12 (November 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-356)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 12 (November 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-356)
Selected article titles: "Three 442nd Infantry Nisei Reported Wounded" (p. 1), "Freight Charges from Station to Residence Given" (p. 3), "Unaccompanied Minors in Chicago Require Tuition" (p. 3), "30% of Residents Have Left Camps" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 40 (February 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-103)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 40 (February 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-103)
Selected article titles: "Registration Hall Swamped by Residents" (p. 1), "Block Workers to Clarify Forms and Questions" (p. 1), "Message on Loyalty Sent Dillon Myer" (p. 1), "WRA Assumes Resident Property Responsibility" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 13 (May 15, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-407)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 13 (May 15, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-407)
Selected article titles: "Anti-Japanese By-Laws Adopted by Association" (p. 1), "Ickes Denounces Terroism by Hoodlums Against Japanese" (p. 1), "Shots Fired on Returnee's Home" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 7 (January 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-262)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 7 (January 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-262)
Selected article titles: "Council Resolution Provides More Power to Judicial Body" (p. 1), "Hostel Applications Should be Made Early" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 18 (August 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-198)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 18 (August 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-198)
Selected article titles: "541 Repatriates for Transfer Interviewed" (p. 1), "Law Violators May be Fined Maximum, $300" (p. 3), "'My Only Crime is My Face,' Writes Nisei in Liberty" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 49 (February 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-112)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 49 (February 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-112)
Selected article titles: "Committee to Launch City Safety Program" (p. 1), "Editorial: New Rationing" (p. 2), "Topaz Gets 186 Hogs" (p. 3), "Gandhi's Philosophy of Fasting" (p. 7).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 26 (February 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-88)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 26 (February 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-88)
Selected article titles: "Immunization Clinic to be Held this Week" (p. 1), "YWCA Executive to Talk Before Student Club" (p. 1), "Poultry Expert Conducts Local Farm Classes" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 42 (February 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-105)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 42 (February 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-105)
Selected article titles: "War Dept. Answers Resolution" (p. 1), "Registration Continues to be Heavy" (p. 1), "War Dept. Reveals Reasons for Forming Separate Combat Team" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 4 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-4)
doc Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 4 (October 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-4)
Selected article titles: "Eight Representatives Take Council Oath Wednesday" (p. 1), "Work Furlough" (p. 1), "Basic Clothing" (p. 1), "Welfare" (p. 3), "Adult Education" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 31 (March 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-288)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 31 (March 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-288)
Selected article titles: "Spanish Embassy Can't Act for American Japanese, Says Consul" (p. 1), "Life Has Photo Story of Tule" (p. 1), "An Editorial Reprint: We Await the Day" (p. 2), "Anti-Nisei Bill Proposed in Calif. Assembly" (p. 3), "3 Tuleans Indicted by Fed Grand Jury" (p. 3), "21,000 Japanese Have Left WRA Camps, Ickes" (p. ...
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 4 (April 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-295)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 4 (April 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-295)
Selected article titles: "130 Topaz Youths to Report Tomorrow for Preinduction" (p. 1), "1800 Cakes of Tofu Distributed to Mess Halls" (p. 3), "Nisei May Still Register for November 7 Election" (p. 4), "Nisei Feels Like a Child 'Kicked Out' From Home" (p. 5), "Negroes Also Rap Army Discrimination Program" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 35 (June 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-173)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 35 (June 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-173)
Selected article titles: "Election Results Given. Voting Heavy" (p. 1), "Semi-Family Style Service Instituted in Dining Halls" (p. 1), "Arizona Restrictive Law to be Contested by JACL" (p. 3), "WRA Aids Job Placement of NYA Students" (p. 3), "Center Receives Turkey Poults" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 8 (July 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-328)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 8 (July 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-328)
Selected article titles: "Science Building Construction is 60% Finished" (p. 1), "Editorial: Topaz and War" (p. 2), "Significance of Expatriation Law to Nisei Told" (p. 2), "Caution: Do Not Destroy Migratory Birds" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 27 (March 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-284)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 27 (March 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-284)
Selected article titles: "Dies Committee Asks Removal of Myer, Best" (p. 1), "Council Indorses Policy Statement on Nisei Draft" (p. 1), "Over 400 Nisei Taken Into Army" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 44 (February 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-107)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 44 (February 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-107)
Selected article titles: "Editorial: Courage and Sacrifice..." (p. 1), "Registration Hits Two-Thirds Mark" (p. 1), "Acclaim Adult Education to be Successful" (p. 1), "British Labor Leader in City on Brief Visit" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 31 (February 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-93)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 31 (February 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-93)
Selected article titles: "A Test-Editorial" (p. 1), "Co-op Elections Scheduled for Monday and Tuesday" (p. 1), "45 Indefinite Leaves Issued in January" (p. 1), "Pointers Given on Relocation" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 39 (June 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-177)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 39 (June 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-177)
Selected article titles: "Myer Defends Japanese in Radio Speech" (p. 1), "15 Hogs Killed for July Meals" (p. 1), "West Coast Curfew Measure Supported by Supreme Court" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 29 (February 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-91)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 29 (February 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-91)
Selected article titles: "Army Recruiting Team Coming. Combat Unit Volunteering, WRA Registration Set for City Residents" (p. 1), "Citizens' Meeting on Army Plan" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 17 (June 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-411)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 17 (June 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-411)
Selected article titles: "Policy Change Made: Dependent Families to be Aided by New Ruling" (p. 1), "ERC Status for Nisei Discontinued" (p. 1), "Ignorance, Intolerance, Worlds Enemies -- Beeley" (p. 5), "Vandals Fire Shots into Mimura Home" (p. 8), "Special Nisei Teams to Demonstrate Fighting Technique of Japanese Army" (p. 9).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 16 (November 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-235)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 16 (November 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-235)
Selected article titles: "Topaz Prepares for Armistice Day Observance" (p. 1), "Authoritative Records on Tule Lake Riot Expected" (p. 1), "Regulations on Bingo Passed by Topaz Council" (p. 2), "FBI Releases Nisei Women 'Spooners' Without Charges" (p. 3).
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