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 Pre-issue No. 2 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-2)
doc Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 2 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-2)
Selected article titles: "Blocks 3, 5, 6, 14 to Elect Councilmen Next Monday" (p. 1), "U.S.E.S. Offers Outside Jobs to Residents of Topaz" (p. 1), "Eventual Employment Assured for 3000 to 3500 People" (p. 2), "Director's Message..." (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 30 (December 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-40)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 30 (December 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-40)
Selected article titles: "History of Utah _ Introduction" (p. 1), "Items from Government Sources" (p. 3), "Caucasian Staff Additions" (p. 6), "Psychology Most Popular" (p. 7), "Landscapists Stake Out Rink" (p. 10).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 51 (March 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-114)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 51 (March 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-114)
Selected article titles: "Scouts to Hold Big Field Day This Week End" (p. 1), "Kido Well After Recent Beating" (p. 1), "To Interview Women Interested in WAAC" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 11 (July 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-191)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 11 (July 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-191)
Selected article titles: "Families May Accompany Segregates to Center" (p. 1), "Segregation Office Opens" (p. 1), "Iowa Training School Slashes Nisei Quota" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 8 (November 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-18)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 8 (November 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-18)
Selected article titles: "The City: Meeting on Food Situation Held" (p. 1), "Request Sale of Typewriters" (p. 2), "To Improve Delta Road" (p. 2), "Fire Protection" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 45 (February 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-108)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 45 (February 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-108)
Selected article titles: "School Ground Broken Before Hundreds" (p. 1), "Number of Blocks 100% in Current Registration" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 15 (November 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-25)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 15 (November 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-25)
Selected article titles: "The Churches: Inter-Faith to Assist Students" (p. 1), "Announcements: Census Count. Bills for Meals" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 19 (June 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-312)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 19 (June 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-312)
Selected article titles: "Seniors Receive Diplomas at Graduation" (p. 1), "Editorial Reprints: Race-Baiters Defeated" (p. 2), "Racism on the West Coast" (p. 2), "Myers Says Japan Wants Only Few of Repatriates" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 32 (June 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-170)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 32 (June 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-170)
Selected article titles: "Both Amendments Approved. Issei May Now be Councilmen" (p. 1), "Segregation Not Soon, Ernst Says on Return" (p. 1), "Public Favors WRA Program" (p. 1), "Seven Families Leave for Crystal City, Texas, Camp" (p. 1), "Don't be Clannish" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 49 (December 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-60)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 49 (December 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-60)
Selected article titles: "Election Returns Revealed" (p. 1), "45 Volunteer for Scrap Metal Drive" (p. 1), "Ice Skating Rink Nears Completion" (p. 1), "Bean Sprout Experiments a Success" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 28 (February 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-90)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 28 (February 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-90)
Selected article titles: "Delta-Topaz Road to Get Hard Surface" (p. 1), "City Board of Commissioners Established" (p. 1), "Students Elect School Officers for Spring Term" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 43 (December 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-53)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 43 (December 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-53)
Selected article titles: "WRA Issues Statement on Civil Service" (p. 1), "Fire Damages Block Four Apartment" (p. 1), "Co-op Orders Variety of New Stock" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 15 (May 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-153)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 15 (May 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-153)
Selected article titles: "Dust Control Irrigation Under Way" (p. 1), "To Release Ration Books at Gate" (p. 1), "Report Made on Confiscated Goods" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 40 (December 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-50)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 40 (December 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-50)
Selected article titles: "Constitution Ratification Reaches 2591" (p. 1), "Chief Inspects Agricultural Possibilities" (p. 1), "City Assured Steady Coal Reserve" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 35 (December 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-45)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 35 (December 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-45)
Selected article titles: "Visitor Brings Materials, Plans for Topaz Xmas" (p. 1), "Director Ernst Inspects City, Notes Progress" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 41 (December 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-51)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 41 (December 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-51)
Selected article titles: "Urgent Need for Volunteer Coal Workers" (p. 1), "WRA Releases Statement on Manzanar Riot" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 13 (February 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-381)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 13 (February 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-381)
Selected article titles: "Center Residents Approve Agenda for Conference" (p. 1), "Seasonal Leaves Discontinued; Farm Work on Permanent Basis" (p. 1), "Myer to Address Mass Meeting of Residents" (p. 1), "Univ. of Wyoming Coed Pres. Resigns in Protest of Racial Discrimination" (p. 1), "Excludees: Contraband Ban Still Enforced" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 8 (October 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-227)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 8 (October 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-227)
Selected article titles: "302 Hearings Completed; 41 Favorable" (p. 1), "Teia Maru Reaches Marmagoa with 1500 Persons Aboard" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Here to Meet Evacuee Heads Tomorrow Afternoon" (p. 1), "Prison Camps: Japan Employs Geneva Rules" (p. 1), "Committee Surveys West Coast Sentiment Toward Japanese" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 18 (June 15, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-412)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 18 (June 15, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-412)
Selected article titles: "Bill Recommends Appropriation of $25,000,000" (p. 1), "Center Health Services to be Curtailed, Washington Reveals" (p. 1), "Japanese Americans in War Effort Told in JACL Booklet" (p. 2), "Trial Set for Five CIO Racists" (p. 6), "Nisei Council, JACL to Aid Resettlers" (p. 6).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 15 (November 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-234)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 15 (November 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-234)
Selected article titles: "Possibilities of Removing MP's from Center Studied" (p. 1), "Two Letters... Hysteria-Sanity" (p. 2), "Indianapolis Head Denies Bad Rumors" (p. 4), "Group to Survey Japanese Problem" (p. 4), "Evacuees in Iowa Help Relieve Labor Shortage" (p. 6).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 25 (September 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-343)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 25 (September 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-343)
Selected article titles: "Advice: Don't Travel with Too Much Money" (p. 1), "Issei Salvation Army Leader Serves in N.Y. Headquarters" (p. 2), "Canada Continues to Ban Japanese" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 9 (January 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-265)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 9 (January 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-265)
Selected article titles: "Family Relocation Meetings Postponed" (p. 1), "Plumbing in New Gym Now Ready for Usage" (p. 1), "Appeals Board in Tule Lake to be Established" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 12 (October 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-231)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 12 (October 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-231)
Selected article titles: "Embrace Photos Prompt Official Investigation" (p. 1), "Topaz Meat Quota Supplied by Farm" (p. 1), "Evacuees' Assimilation Not Difficult -- Myer" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 35 (February 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-98)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 35 (February 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-98)
Selected article titles: "Get Replies on Questions from War Dept." (p. 1), "First Blocks Agree to Register on Saturday" (p. 1), "WRA Official from Capital Visits Topaz" (p. 1), "Council Sets Temporary City Speed Limits" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 6 (November 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-16)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 6 (November 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-16)
Selected article titles: "The City: Week Named for Fire Prevention" (p. 1), "Citizenship Loss Rumors Refuted" (p. 1), "Project Attorney in City" (p. 2).
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