Topaz (Central Utah)

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Hatsu Mochizuki (ddr-csujad-8-92)
doc Hatsu Mochizuki (ddr-csujad-8-92)
Oral history interview with Hatsu Mochizuki. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Mochizuki, Hatsu
Manzanar Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-19-53)
doc Manzanar Relocation Center (ddr-csujad-19-53)
This is an article from the magazine "Common Ground," autumn 1942, by Robert L. Brown which provides a detailed description of the Manzanar incarceration camp in California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_02-10_01
Mr. and Mrs. George Amano having breakfast in their apartment in Detroit, Michigan (ddr-csujad-14-31)
img Mr. and Mrs. George Amano having breakfast in their apartment in Detroit, Michigan (ddr-csujad-14-31)
Mr. and Mrs. George Amano having breakfast in their apartment in Detroit, Michigan. They came from Central Utah incarceration camp. George works as a lens grinder for Kindy Optical Company. June 20, 1943. Photo by M. Graw. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_031
College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
doc College summer service in a relocation center (ddr-csujad-18-5)
Call for college students to meet a "desperate need" by serving as group work leaders supporting community activities, arts and recreation, church vacation Bible schools, and boys and girls clubs in either the Gila River or Manzanar Incarceration Camp; flier states that such service would provide the students with the opportunity to "serve significantly in these …
Japanese American News clippings, October 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-21)
doc Japanese American News clippings, October 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-21)
This document consists of several new clippings regarding the Japanese Americans from various tabloids during the period from September to October 1943. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_01-12_01
Community Analysis Report, no. 10, October 28, 1944 (ddr-csujad-19-30)
doc Community Analysis Report, no. 10, October 28, 1944 (ddr-csujad-19-30)
In this paper dated October 28, 1944, the labor relations in the War Relocation Centers have been analyzed to show the following: what the dynamic factors are; how they create a pattern, the recurrent elements of which are traceable in several centers; how the growing manpower shortage has put a different aspect upon familiar factors involved …
Japanese American News Clippings, August 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-16)
doc Japanese American News Clippings, August 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-16)
This document contains news clippings and articles about Japanese Americans from different tabloids describing significant events like the "first Mass Evacuation" which took place in the United States and how the Japanese people adjusted to the new way of life in the War Relocation Centers during the period of August 1943. See this object in the …
Poston camp (ddr-csujad-35-8)
doc Poston camp (ddr-csujad-35-8)
A a travel journal written by Kenji Kawabe of his time away from the Poston camp, Arizona from May 9 through June 2, 1944. He visited the Granada camp in Colorado and Salt Lake and the Topaz camp in Utah, meeting his friends and going sightseeing and shopping. See this object in the California State Universities …
Ten visits: brief accounts of our visits to all ten Japanese American relocation centers of World War II (ddr-csujad-35-17)
doc Ten visits: brief accounts of our visits to all ten Japanese American relocation centers of World War II (ddr-csujad-35-17)
A booklet written by Frank and Joaane Iritani. A brief account of their visits to all ten incarceration camps. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: kuw_01_15_001
Topaz times (September 17, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1296)
doc Topaz times (September 17, 1942) (ddr-csujad-55-1296)
News bulletin published at the Topaz incarceration camp covering administrative announcements, orders, events, vital statistics, news from other camps, and other necessary information concerning daily life in the camps. Current issue includes a message from the Project Director, information about Topaz, a list of administrative staff, lumber, schools, facilities, and a map of the incarceration camp. …
Land purchase to ensure Topaz is remembered (ddr-csujad-55-2501)
doc Land purchase to ensure Topaz is remembered (ddr-csujad-55-2501)
Newspaper article published in "The Salt Lake tribune" regarding the purchase of 400 acres on the site of the former Topaz incarceration camp for preservation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2607
Reinstitution of selective service (ddr-csujad-55-758)
doc Reinstitution of selective service (ddr-csujad-55-758)
Booklet titled: Reinstitution of selective service: summary of the policies of the selective service system, War Department, and W. R. A. which affect Nisei. Contents include: Americanism is a matter of the mind and heart; Statement of principles; Selective service training and service act of 1940 as amended; Selective service policy; Induction of United States citizens …
'43 ramblings (ddr-csujad-55-2687)
doc '43 ramblings (ddr-csujad-55-2687)
1943 ramblings yearbook of Topaz High School. Provides information about classes, activities, and sports during the school year. Detailed pictures of the camp are featured in the yearbook. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2851
Topaz WRA Relocation Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2483)
img Topaz WRA Relocation Camp (ddr-csujad-55-2483)
Map of the Topaz incarceration camp and surrounding area in Millard County, Utah. Includes camp data and statistics. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2589
Topaz: 40th year Topaz reunion (ddr-csujad-55-2710)
doc Topaz: 40th year Topaz reunion (ddr-csujad-55-2710)
Pamphlet of the 40th year Topaz reunion held in San Francisco, California, September 24 and 25, 1983. Sponsored by classes of 1943 and 1944. Includes historical photographs and a re-print of the City of Topaz. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2874
Outline of University of California study of evacuation and resettlement (ddr-csujad-26-2)
doc Outline of University of California study of evacuation and resettlement (ddr-csujad-26-2)
Outline for an academic social science study, the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS), led by the University of California of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Outline highlights area of administrative, social, political and personal areas to be studied by a team of researchers encamped with incarcerees. See this object in …
Oral history of Morris and Cherry Abe (ddr-csujad-28-3)
av Oral history of Morris and Cherry Abe (ddr-csujad-28-3)
Oral history Interview of Morris and Cherry Abe. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csuci_vcc-jic_0005
An oral history with Kin'ichi Kimbo Yoshitomi (ddr-csujad-29-28)
av An oral history with Kin'ichi Kimbo Yoshitomi (ddr-csujad-29-28)
An oral interview with Kinichi Kimbo Yoshitomi, an incarceree at the Tanforan Assembly Center and the the Topaz incarceration camp. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcription is found in the item: csufccop_jaoh_0108. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
An oral history with Kin'ichi Kimbo Yoshitomi (ddr-csujad-29-30)
av An oral history with Kin'ichi Kimbo Yoshitomi (ddr-csujad-29-30)
An oral interview with Kinichi Kimbo Yoshitomi, an incarceree at the Tanforan Assembly Center and the Topaz incarceration camp. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcription is found in the item: csufccop_jaoh_0112. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1645.3_T01
An oral history with Kin'ichi Kimbo Yoshitomi (ddr-csujad-29-29)
av An oral history with Kin'ichi Kimbo Yoshitomi (ddr-csujad-29-29)
An oral interview with Kinichi Kimbo Yoshitomi, an incarceree at the Tanforan Assembly Center and the Topaz incarceration camp. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcription is found in the item: csufccop_jaoh_0110. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1645.2_T01
An oral history with Kin'ichi Kimbo Yoshitomi (ddr-csujad-29-31)
av An oral history with Kin'ichi Kimbo Yoshitomi (ddr-csujad-29-31)
An oral interview with Kinichi Kimbo Yoshitomi, an incarceree at the Tanforan Assembly Center and the Topaz incarceration camp. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcription is found in the item: csufccop_jaoh_0114. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1645.4_T01
Chizu Kawakami oral history interview (ddr-csujad-31-18)
av Chizu Kawakami oral history interview (ddr-csujad-31-18)
Oral history of Chizu Kawakami, a resident of San Fernando Valley, was recorded as part of Asian American Studies 390 course work at California State University, Northridge. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: JSFVOH_01-07
Nursery school (ddr-densho-37-560)
img Nursery school (ddr-densho-37-560)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. Central Utah Relocation Center. Nursery school.
Japanese American soldiers on furlough (ddr-densho-37-568)
img Japanese American soldiers on furlough (ddr-densho-37-568)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. Back from the fighting front on furloughs to visit their families at Topaz Relocation Center are left to right: Ben Moriwaki, and Fred Tamakassubo. These fighting men saw real action during occupied Attu under heavy fire.
Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-289)
img Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-289)
Original WRA caption: "Easier than going through the door loading hand baggage for departure." The Japanese Americans shown in this photograph are presumably bound for the Tule Lake concentration camp.
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