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 Vol. I No. 10 (November 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-20)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 10 (November 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-20)
Selected article titles: "The Churches: Protestants to Have Formal Opening" (p. 1), "Report on Organs Pianos Given" (p. 1), "The City: West Millard Appeals for Aid from Topaz for Scrap Drive" (p. 3), "Residents Aid Beet Harvest" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 16 (January 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-77)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 16 (January 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-77)
Selected article titles: "Glasses Available at Low Cost" (p. 1), "File Non-Work Back Claims by Jan. 31" (p. 1), "WRA Leave Work to be Speeded" (p. 1), "Dr. Carlisle Defends Nisei Loyalty" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 3 (July 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-417)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 3 (July 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-417)
Selected article titles: "Topaz Community Council Opposes Closing of Center" (p. 1), "War Jobs, Housing in Philadelphia Offered" (p. 4), "Alien Land: DA To File Suit in Fresno Court" (p. 6), "Legal Papers for Internees Available" (p. 7).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 37 (December 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-47)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 37 (December 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-47)
Selected article titles: "Advise Renewal of State Licenses" (p. 1), "New Service Provides Daily Transportation" (p. 1), "Employment Figures Show Increase" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 17 (February 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-274)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 17 (February 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-274)
Selected article titles: "Japanese Should Join Larger Groups to be Effective -- Embree" (p. 1), "Draft Clarifications Made" (p. 4), "Questions on Leave for Army Induction Given" (p. 4), "Myer Sends Instructions to Nisei of Draft Age" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 39 (September 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-219)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 39 (September 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-219)
Selected article titles: "476 in Last Movement to Tule Lake" (p. 1), "Centers' Fire Losses Below Nat'l Average" (p. 1), "Board Activity Defined to Remove Misconceptions" (p. 2), "Mitsue Endo Now Center Resident" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 25 (May 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-163)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 25 (May 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-163)
Selected article titles: "Morale Meeting Set by Council" (p. 1), "Relocation Forum for Resettlers Scheduled" (p. 1), "At-Home Students to Get Schooling" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 37 (September 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-217)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 37 (September 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-217)
Selected article titles: "489 Topazans Leave Friday for Tule Trek" (p. 1), "Ebiharas, Largest Topaz Family to Leave, Plan Relocation in Ohio" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 28 (December 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-38)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 28 (December 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-38)
Selected article titles: "Recruiting Party Opens Local Office" (p. 1), "WRA Extends Period for Clothing Loan" (p. 1), "Thousands of Trees Planted" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 11 (May 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-405)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 11 (May 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-405)
Selected article titles: "Extra European War Over: Germany Surrenders. V-E Day is Announced This Morning" (p. 1), "Cleanest Block in Topaz to be Determined Sat." (p. 2), "Uncertainty of Travel to be Eliminated by Special Trains" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 29 (March 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-286)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 29 (March 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-286)
Selected article titles: "Citizens' Suggestions on Draft Within Rights: Myer" (p. 1), "Utah Housewife Raps Race-Hate Group in Letter to SLC Paper" (p. 3), "Chinese American Blasts Persecutors of Japanese" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 24 (May 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-162)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 24 (May 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-162)
Selected article titles: "Another Shooting Stirs Topaz; No One Injured" (p. 1), "McEntire Probes Labor Shortage" (p. 1), "Editorial: Make Sure Before You Go" (p. 2), "Chicago Area Surveyed for Relocators: Committee in Windy City Gives Hints to Settlers" (p. 7).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 68 (March 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-131)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 68 (March 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-131)
Selected article titles: "Women May Revise Answers in Registration" (p. 1), "Advisory Board to Aid City Services" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 39 (February 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-102)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 39 (February 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-102)
Selected article titles: "No More Home Registration" (p. 1), "Residents, Not War Dept., Hold Answer, Says Myer" (p. 1), "7425 Volunteer from Hawaii" (p. 1), "Question 27 Clarified by Lt. W.L. Tracy" (p. 1), "City to Have No Meat on 2 Days of Each Week" (p. 2), "Coast Evacuees May Dispose of Stored Vehicles" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 28 (March 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-285)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 28 (March 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-285)
Selected article titles: "Writer Says Nisei Fighting Hatred" (p. 1), "Self Sufficiency in Food Production is WRA Plan" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 8 (April 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-144)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 8 (April 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-144)
Selected article titles: "Hot Chimney Causes Fire" (p. 1), "Editorial: True Americans, Too" (p. 2), "Residents Urged to Utilize Coal" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 12 (February 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-380)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 12 (February 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-380)
Selected article titles: "N.Y. Agencies Aid Many Evacuees" (p. 1), "Nisei Girl Refused Acceptance as Patient by Chicago Hosp.; Dr. Quits" (p. 1), "Parolees: Must Notify INS Before Moving" (p. 2), "Traveling Rules for Aliens Clarified" (p. 2), "Four Men Arrested for Attack on Nisei Farmer in Auburn" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 4 (October 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-14)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 4 (October 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-14)
Selected article titles: "The City: Topaz - Delta to Exchange Receptions" (p. 1), "Educators Visit City" (p. 1), "Spooks to Take Over" (p. 1), "Outside Work Figures Given" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II Extra (January 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-85)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II Extra (January 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-85)
Selected article titles: "To Recruit Nisei. War Department Plans to Organize Japanese American Combat Team" (p. 1), "Myer Pleased by Army Plan" (p. 1), "Six Residents Give to JACL National Fund" (p. 1), "Principle of Action Given" (p. 1), "Nisei Soldiers Visiting City" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 6 (October 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-350)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 6 (October 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-350)
Selected article titles: "Unauthorized Construction Ban to be Enforced" (p. 1), "Fishing Season in This Area to Close October 31; Rules Given" (p. 1), "Accident Victims Found Guilty; Penalties Imposed" (p. 1), "US Att'y Checks Alien Travelers" (p. 1), "No Discrimination in Army, Says Nisei Veteran of Italian Front" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 33 (December 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-43)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 33 (December 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-43)
Selected article titles: "Co-op Store Opens Today" (p. 1), "Californian Arrives to Aid Xmas Program" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 14 (November 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-233)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 14 (November 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-233)
Selected article titles: "1401 Persons Relocate from Topaz" (p. 1), "New Cash Grant System Established in Centers" (p. 1), "Negro Speaker Fails to Arrive" (p. 1), "Experiment with Menus for Infants Considered" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 1 (October 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-11)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 1 (October 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-11)
Selected article titles: "The City: Coal Supply Assured for Present. Emergency Carloads Arrive" (p. 1), "North Fence Completed" (p. 1), "New Ruling on Non-Citizens" (p. 1), "School Opens No Stoves" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 6 (April 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-297)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 6 (April 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-297)
Selected article titles: "Army Rejects 22 Topaz Draftees in Physicals" (p. 1), "Tule Lake: WRA Arrests Five Evacuees" (p. 1), "No Discrimination Felt by Cleveland Evacuees" (p. 2), "Persecutors of Nisei Denounced by AAF Captain in Time Magazine" (p. 4), "Restrictions on Evacuees in Utah Counties Relaxed" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 5 (July 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-325)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 5 (July 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-325)
Selected article titles: "Methodists: Evacuees' Return to Coast Urged" (p. 1), "27 Tuleans Get Draft Charges" (p. 1), "Chaperoned Housing for Girl Evacuees Started" (p. 2).
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