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Topaz concentration camp, Utah (ddr-densho-37-833)
img Topaz concentration camp, Utah (ddr-densho-37-833)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. A typical barracks group with a section of the Topaz Relocation Center.
Topaz concentration camp project director (ddr-densho-37-559)
img Topaz concentration camp project director (ddr-densho-37-559)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. Charles E. Ernst, Project Director, at his desk in the Administrative building at the Topaz Relocation Center.
Aerial view of Topaz concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-431)
img Aerial view of Topaz concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-431)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. A general view of a section of east end of the Topaz Relocation Center.
Topaz Times Collection (ddr-densho-142)
Collection Topaz Times Collection (ddr-densho-142)
This collection consists of the Topaz Times, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.
All Aboard (ddr-densho-282-1)
doc All Aboard (ddr-densho-282-1)
Journal with fiction and essays by Japanese Americans in Topaz (Central Utah) concentration camp, Utah.
Co-op News (Topaz) Collection (ddr-densho-288)
Collection Co-op News (Topaz) Collection (ddr-densho-288)
Collection of newspapers published by the co-op at the Topaz (Central Utah) concentration camp, Utah. The newspapers discuss co-op administration and concerns, as well as everyday life.

Narrator Ernie Iyama

Nisei male. WGrew up in California. During World War II, was removed to the Tanforan assembly center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah.

Narrator Midori Suzuki

Nisei female. Grew up in Half Moon Bay, California. During World War II, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah.

Narrator Chizuko Iyama

Nisei female. Grew up in San Francisco, California. During World War II, was removed to the Santa Anita assembly center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah.

Narrator Nancy K. Araki

Sansei female. Born October 16, 1937, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. Family briefly left camp for Utah before voluntarily entering the Topaz concentration camp, Utah, when mother was pregnant. After leaving camp, returned to San Francisco and resumed elementary school.

Narrator Robert "Rusty" Kimura

Nisei male. Born January 19, 1915, in Sacramento, California. During World War II, sent to the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Volunteered for the military out of camp, and was recruited to serve in the Military Intelligence Service.
Kinge Okauchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-39)
vh Kinge Okauchi Interview (ddr-manz-1-39)
Nisei male. Born May 20, 1924, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento and Menlo Park, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. While in Topaz, worked for the recreation department organizing a summer camp for kids. Attended Stanford University after leaving camp, and ...

Narrator Kinge Okauchi

Nisei male. Born May 20, 1924, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento and Menlo Park, California. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. While in Topaz, worked for the recreation department organizing a summer camp for kids. Attended Stanford University after leaving camp, and ...

Narrator Alice Setsuko Sekino Hirai

Nisei/Sansei female. Born November 8, 1939, in San Francisco, California. Removed to Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Family resettled in Salt Lake City, Utah. Moved to San Francisco after one year and back to Salt Lake City in 1950. Attended University of Utah and studied nursing. Speaks to school groups about family's ...
Shigeki Sugiyama Interview (ddr-manz-1-96)
vh Shigeki Sugiyama Interview (ddr-manz-1-96)
Nisei male. Born December 19, 1927, in Alameda, California. Grew up in Alameda. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. While in camp, worked at the camouflage net factory and in the camp's hospital. Transferred with family to the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, was drafted into the U.S. military ...
Alice Setsuko Sekino Hirai Interview (ddr-densho-1013-1)
vh Alice Setsuko Sekino Hirai Interview (ddr-densho-1013-1)
Nisei/Sansei female. Born November 8, 1939, in San Francisco, California. Removed to Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Family resettled in Salt Lake City, Utah. Moved to San Francisco after one year and back to Salt Lake City in 1950. Attended University of Utah and studied nursing. Speaks to school groups about family's ...
Midori Suzuki - Sanzui A. Takaha Interview (ddr-manz-1-173)
vh Midori Suzuki - Sanzui A. Takaha Interview (ddr-manz-1-173)
This interview was conducted with Midori Suzuki and Sanzui A. Takaha, siblings who grew up in Half Moon Bay, California. During World War II, they were removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah.
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