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 Vol. II No. 55 (March 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-118)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 55 (March 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-118)
Selected article titles: "Need Fifty Nurses' Aides Immediately" (p. 1), "Editorial: Mormon Saga" (p. 2), "History of Utah" (p. 2), "Seventeen Relocated in Schools" (p. 6).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 27 (September 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-207)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 27 (September 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-207)
Selected article titles: "Joint Board to Decide E.D.C. Eligibility" (p. 1), "Residents May Send Messages on Gripsholm" (p. 1), "Train Details for Tule Given" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 26 (December 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-245)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 26 (December 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-245)
Selected article titles: "Conservation Program to be Initiated Here" (p. 1), "Recruiters from Savage Due Soon" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 10 (April 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-147)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 10 (April 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-147)
Selected article titles: "Resettlement Program Progressing Favorably" (p. 1), "Nisei Troops May Visit West Coast" (p. 1), "Hawaiian Nisei Soldiers Lauded" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 33 (March 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-290)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 33 (March 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-290)
Selected article titles: "Myer Addresses Special Council Session Today" (p. 1), "Reopening of Draft in Hawaii Set for April 1" (p. 2), "McWilliams Urges Nisei to Fight California Ban" (p. 2), "Camp Savage: New Entrance Policy Revealed" (p. 2), "Hearings for Tuleans Begin" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 25 (August 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-205)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 25 (August 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-205)
Selected article titles: "Farm Section Begins Harvest of First Crops" (p. 1), "5 Information Teams to Assist Transferees" (p. 1), "The FBI Adds an Item" (p. 2), "WRA Employment Chief to Visit" (p. 3), "Colleges Approve Entry of 27 Topaz Students" (p. 3), "Central Coast States' Conditions Analyzed" (p. 4).
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. VI No. 20 (February 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-277)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 20 (February 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-277)
Selected article titles: "Relocation Follow-Up Team is Here With Eastern Job Offers" (p. 1), "Secretary Ickes, Myer Comment on WRA Shift" (p. 1), "Induction Steps Related by Fillmore Draft Board" (p. 3), "Washington WRA Answers Moot Selective Service Questions" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 9 (July 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-189)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 9 (July 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-189)
Selected article titles: "New Office Established Here for Segregates" (p. 1), "Residents May Sell Vehicles" (p. 1), "Food Rationing Policy Changes" (p. 1), "Relocation: 90 Families Resettled" (p. 2), "200 Students Register for Japanese Classes" (p. 3).
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. VII No. 3 (April 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-294)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 3 (April 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-294)
Selected article titles: "First 12 Topaz Inductees to Report on Wednesday" (p. 1), "An Editorial: The Nisei Will Rise Again" (p. 2), "Relocated Nisei Evacuees Eligible for FSA Loans" (p. 3), "Kaltenborn Criticizes Detention of Nisei" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 13 (July 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-193)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 13 (July 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-193)
Selected article titles: "Relocation: Factory Jobs in Mass. Open" (p. 1), "450 Segregates to Go Sept. 13, States Ernst" (p. 1), "Editorial Reprint: Getting Back to Business" (p. 2), "Japanese Land Owners Contest Canada's Action" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 22 (September 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-340)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 22 (September 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-340)
Selected article titles: "Alien Land Law Issue Dropped" (p. 1), "31% of Residents Have Relocated" (p. 1), "Reprint: Editorial Lauds Nisei Soldiers" (p. 2), "Fair: Main Attraction to be a Rodeo" (p. 4).
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. 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 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. 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. 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 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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).
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