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 Times Vol. II No. 27 (February 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-89)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 27 (February 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-89)
Selected article titles: "Prompt Response Asked on Leave Interview Notices" (p. 1), "WRA Program Affected by New Army Policy -- Ernst" (p. 1), "First City-Wide Forum Held on Co-operatives" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 40 (June 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-178)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 40 (June 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-178)
Selected article titles: "18 Year Olds: Must Register for Draft" (p. 1), "20 Universities Removed from NSRC Approved List" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 30 (March 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-287)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 30 (March 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-287)
Selected article titles: "5 Oppose Draft at Ht. Mountain; Heads Baffled" (p. 1), "War Department's Views on Nisei Draft Revealed" (p. 1), "Topaz Youths Take Army, Navy Training Program Tests Today" (p. 1), "Carl Sandburg Says Most Nisei are Loyal to U.S." (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 20 (March 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-388)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 20 (March 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-388)
Selected article titles: "Hood River Restores Names of Nisei GI's" (p. 1), "A. Adams Presents New Photo Book on Manzanar Life" (p. 2), "Returnees Get Good Publicity on West Coast" (p. 4), "Pro and Anti Evacuees Newspapers Listed" (p. 6).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 64 (March 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-127)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 64 (March 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-127)
Selected article titles: "Council Heads Remind Youths of War Duty" (p. 1), "1000 Volunteer, Army Announces" (p. 1), "Selective Service Board Advises Male Citizens" (p. 2), "Civil Service to Employ Those in Centers" (p. 2), "Calif. Board Warned Not to Bar Evacuees from List" (p. 2), "W.C.C.A. Requests Evacuees Cease Clothing Queries" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 13 (November 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-357)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 13 (November 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-357)
Selected article titles: "'Lost Battalion' Rescued by 442nd in France" (p. 2), "Barber Ejects Nisei Veteran" (p. 2), "Denver: Alien Land Law Bill Defeated" (p. 2), "Refrigeration: Topaz Machinery Neatest, Cleanest" (p. 3)
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 28 (June 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-166)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 28 (June 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-166)
Selected article titles: "Ruling Bans NYA Courses for Japanese Americans" (p. 1), "Ag. Division Slates Plans for More Food Production" (p. 3), "New Internal Security Rulings Announced" (p. 3), "Entertainment Featured for June PTA Meeting" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 2 (January 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-369)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 2 (January 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-369)
Selected article titles: "Most Topazans Do Not Plan Coast Return Now" (p. 1), "Coast Restriction Queries Answered by Barnhart" (p. 1), "Nisei Scared Stiff But Proud" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 29 (June 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-167)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 29 (June 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-167)
Selected article titles: "Need for Farm Workers Acute" (p. 1), "Residents Will Vote on Constitution Amendments" (p. 1), "Draft Registrar Issues Warnings" (p. 1), "Dust Control Treatment of Center's Land Area Slated" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 7 (October 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-7)
doc Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 7 (October 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-7)
Selected article titles: "Housing for Schools Discussed Before First Public Hearing" (p. 1), "Sheet Rock" (p. 1), "Private Profits" (p. 3), "Absentee Voting" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 13 (November 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-23)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 13 (November 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-23)
Selected article titles: "The City: Commission Adopts New Street Names" (p. 1), "Weather Bureau Established" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 9 (January 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-377)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 9 (January 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-377)
Selected article titles: "McCord to Discuss Problems on Resettlement of Dependency Cases" (p. 1), "Monroe Released on Bail for Shooting" (p. 1), "Coast Sentiment More Favorable Now -- Wolter" (p. 1), "To Save California's Name. An Editorial Reprint" (p. 2), "Hood River: Legion Urged to Restore Nisei GI's" (p. 2), "Wash. Gov. Opposes Coast Return" (p. ...
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 22 (February 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-279)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 22 (February 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-279)
Selected article titles: "Topaz Residents Seek Civil Rights Says U.S. Press" (p. 1), "Five Nisei Draft Refusers in Custody at Granada" (p. 1), "Japanese Fight Canada's Order" (p. 1), "An Editorial Reprint: Draft 'Limited'" (p. 2), "JACL Opposes Army Segregation" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 23 (February 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-280)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 23 (February 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-280)
Selected article titles: "Jerome Center to Close in June -- Ickes" (p. 1), "101 Nisei at Minidoka Report for Physicals; 2 Refuse Order" (p. 1), "City Council Recognizes Topaz Citizens' Group" (p. 1), "House Vetoes Bill on Denaturalization" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 21 (November 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-31)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 21 (November 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-31)
Selected article titles: "The City: Delta Band Will Play Here Today" (p. 1), "Part of Topaz Delta Goodwill Policy" (p. 1), "Council Approves Recreation Hall Allocations" (p. 1), "Nisei and Education" (p. 4), "Challenge to Democracy" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 7 (April 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-298)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 7 (April 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-298)
Selected article titles: "Leave Clearance Hearings Being Conducted at Tule Lake Center" (p. 1), "Tentative Program for Spring Festival Planned" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 13 (January 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-74)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 13 (January 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-74)
Selected article titles: "Church Aid Asked for Resettlement" (p. 1), "Student Association" (p. 4), "Instructors Added to Schools" (p. 6), "Toys for Children Available" (p. 6), "Hold Test Case Discussion" (p. 6).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 32 (September 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-212)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 32 (September 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-212)
Selected article titles: "11 Residents Left Behind" (p. 1), "Disagreement in Center Settled by Labor Group" (p. 1), "SF CIO Backs Evacuee Return" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 42 (December 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-52)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 42 (December 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-52)
Selected article titles: "History of Utah Part I" (p. 1), "What are Your Relocation Plans?" (p. 3), "Classroom Equipment Obtained" (p. 8).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 4 (January 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-65)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 4 (January 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-65)
Selected article titles: "Require Fees for License Renewal" (p. 1), "Farm Seminar Series Begins Tomorrow Night" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 10 (January 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-266)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 10 (January 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-266)
Selected article titles: "Director Myer Raps Race Hate Groups at Meet" (p. 1), "Roho Mayeda Crushed in Dump Truck Mishap, Dies Instantly" (p. 1), "WRA Reveals Operation Policies for Tule Lake" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 11 (January 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-267)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 11 (January 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-267)
Selected article titles: "Japanese Red Cross Sends Shoyu, Miso" (p. 1), "Many Evacuees Aided Inter-Mountain State Farmers in 1943" (p. 1), "An Editorial Reprint: Selective Service" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 6 (October 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-225)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 6 (October 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-225)
Selected article titles: "Mrs. Roosevelt Writes on Segregation in Collier's" (p. 1), "Editorial... Young Hoodlums" (p. 2), "23 Coyotes are Trapped" (p. 3), "Minor Evacuee Rules Revealed" (p. 3).
Topaz All Aboard (Spring 1944) (ddr-densho-142-428)
doc Topaz All Aboard (Spring 1944) (ddr-densho-142-428)
Selected article titles: "Footprints in the Dust" (p. 5), "Mr. and Mrs. Issei" (p. 16), "Little Citizens Speak" (p. 24), "Evacuation Japanese of the West Coast" (p. 33), "Our Younger Generation" (p. 43).
Topaz Times Special Edition (May 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-306)
doc Topaz Times Special Edition (May 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-306)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Hero Arrives Today. Public Reception Set for Tonight" (p. 1), "Sgt. Kuroki: Foremost an American" (p. 2).
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