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. XII No. 7 (August 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-421)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 7 (August 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-421)
Selected article titles: "Relocation Plan Told to Evacuee Leaders" (p. 1), "VFW Draws Fire" (p. 2), "S.F. CIO Requests Kenny to Investigate Racism" (p. 3), "Rules on Surplus WRA Equipment Given" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 18 (May 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-156)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 18 (May 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-156)
Selected article titles: "Six Inspect Provo Camp: Discuss Work Arrangements" (p. 1), "Utah Educators to Visit Topaz Monday" (p. 1), "Canadians Fight for Interests" (p. 3), "Warning, Suspension Procedure Explained" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 36 (September 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-216)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 36 (September 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-216)
Selected article titles: "Room Changes Frozen Until Mid-October" (p. 1), "519 Tuleans Expected to Reach Here Tonight" (p. 1), "Editorial... Farewell Friends... a Reprint" (p. 2), "Food Harvest in Full Swing" (p. 3), "No Japanese Can Return to Pacific Coast -- Emmons" (p. 4), "Names of New Arrivals are Revealed by Housing Dept" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 20 (May 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-158)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 20 (May 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-158)
Selected article titles: "Food Market Lacks Beef" (p. 1), "Civil Service Open to Japanese Americans" (p. 1), "Officers Conduct Food Survey" (p. 1), "Editorial: Democracy and Evacuation" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 8 (January 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-264)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 8 (January 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-264)
Selected article titles: "Ernst Comments on Nisei Draft" (p. 1), "Relocation Discussions to be Resumed Tuesday" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 3 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-222)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 3 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-222)
Selected article titles: "Fire Control Drill" (p. 1), "Relocation Success to be Determined" (p. 3), "Foreign Owned Property Must be Filed by Nov. 1" (p. 3), "Freight from Tule Being Distributed" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 18 (January 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-79)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 18 (January 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-79)
Selected article titles: "Dr. James Goto Arrives to Join Hospital Staff" (p. 1), "Draft Registration for Nisei Youths, 18-19, Begins" (p. 1), "Hold Meeting to Organize JACL Chapter" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 34 (September 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-214)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 34 (September 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-214)
Selected article titles: "Tuleans Arrive Today! Plans Upset as 441 Tule Lakers Come 1 Day Ahead" (p. 1), "Truck Runs Over Boy, 3" (p. 1), "Departees: 489 Residents Set to Leave" (p. 1), "New Residents are Welcomed" (p. 3), "Reception for Tule Lake Arrivals Slated Tuesday" (p. 3), "Teachers' Group Urges Relocation of Evacuees" (p. 6), …
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 33 (December 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-252)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 33 (December 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-252)
Selected article titles: "Fillmore Court Tries Two Youths" (p. 1), "Residents Urged to Avoid Assemblages" (p. 1), "1944 Farm Program Revealed. Agricultural Unit Plans Increased Egg, Beef Production for Next Year" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Welcome Issue (September 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-1)
doc Topaz Times Welcome Issue (September 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-1)
Selected article titles: "Welcome to Topaz" (p. 1), "First Day" (p. 2), "Where to Go" (p. 2), "Topaz: Our City" (p. 2), "Administrative Staff of Central Utah Relocation Project" (p. 3), "Hand Baggages" (p. 3), "School to Open" (p. 3), "Scrap Lumber" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 10 (August 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-330)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 10 (August 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-330)
Selected article titles: "Rules for Changing Relocation Destination to Closer City Told" (p. 1), "Rules for Christmas Mail to Servicemen Given" (p. 2), "Milwaukee Offers Nursery Service to Nisei Mothers" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 7 (October 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-226)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 7 (October 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-226)
Selected article titles: "Education Adviser Studies Topaz School Procedures" (p. 1), "National WRA Director Expected Here Thursday" (p. 1), "Chinese Exclusion Act Repeal Urged" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 25 (November 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-35)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 25 (November 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-35)
Selected article titles: "The Churches: Seventh-Day Adventists Hear Mission. Speaker Brings Organ" (p. 1), "YP Fellowship to Separate Groups" (p. 2), "70 Lend Aid to Winterize Schools" (p. 3), "All-Day Schools Beginning Monday" (p. 3), "Ten Caucasian Students in Topaz Schools" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 14 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-382)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 14 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-382)
Selected article titles: "Relocation to Coast Declared Encouraging" (p. 1), "Approved Visitors Not Required Fees" (p. 1), "Real Test of Feeling on Coast to Come in Planting Season" (p. 1), "Nisei Patient Accepted by Other Hospitals" (p. 2), "Topaz is Second in Relocation" (p. 3), "Church Groups Advertise to Combat Prejudice" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 2 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-346)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 2 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-346)
Selected article titles: "Relatives Should Claim Xmas Packages" (p. 1), "Fire Prevention to be Emphasized" (p. 1), "Myer Says Public Opinion of Evacuees Improving" (p. 3).
Bussei Life Vol. I No. 4 (June 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-431)
doc Bussei Life Vol. I No. 4 (June 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-431)
Selected article titles: "Director Voices Views on Future" (p. 1), "Myer Pleased With Y.B.A. Plans" (p. 1), "Former Bay Resident Killed in Accident" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 10 (July 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-190)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 10 (July 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-190)
Selected article titles: "War Department Opens WACs to Nisei Women" (p. 1), "Census: Compliance Necessary" (p. 1), "Nisei in Wartime" (p. 2), "Allowances: Clothing Pay Changes Made" (p. 3), "Conditions in Cleveland for Relocators Revealed" (p. 6), "Explosive Act: Regulations Must be Heeded" (p. 6).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 23 (November 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-33)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 23 (November 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-33)
Selected article titles: "The City: Army Opening Recruiting Center Here. Language School Officers Arrive" (p. 1), "Editorial" (p. 1), "City Bell to Be Dedicated: Program at School Area" (p. 2), "Seek Teachers in Japanese to Instruct Armed Forces" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 11 (February 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-379)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 11 (February 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-379)
Selected article titles: "140 Residents being Interviewed by an Immigration Official" (p. 1), "Myer to Attend SLC All-Evacuee Conference" (p. 1), "Auburn Citizens Plan to Protect Evacuees" (p. 1), "Chicago Lauded as Giving Best Treatment to Japanese Americans" (p. 2), "U.S. Atty. Told to Issue Permits to Japanese Aliens" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 23 (December 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-366)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 23 (December 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-366)
Selected article titles: "Supreme Court Upholds Endo Case on Loyalty" (p. 1), "Ickes Says Relocation Program to be Intensified with Coast Reopening" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 3 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-3)
doc Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 3 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-3)
Selected article titles: "Farm Workers Sought Here for Sugar Beet Harvest..." (p. 1), "Dining Halls" (p. 2), "Fire Prevention" (p. 3), "Beautification" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 3 (January 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-258)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 3 (January 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-258)
Selected article titles: "Evacuees to Hold Meet to Discuss Problems" (p. 1), "Resolution on Evacuees Passed" (p. 1), "Isolation Camp at Leupp Closed" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 16 (February 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-273)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 16 (February 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-273)
Selected article titles: "List of Draft Ineligible Men Received Here" (p. 1), "Draft Age Nisei May Appeal for Reconsideration" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 22 (November 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-32)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 22 (November 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-32)
Selected article titles: "The City: First Step Taken in Self Government. To be Presented to Council for Approval" (p. 1), "Arbor Week" (p. 1), "JACL Conference" (p. 2), "Americanization" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 25 (November 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-244)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 25 (November 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-244)
Selected article titles: "Canteen Robber Fined $25 by Juvenile Court" (p. 1), "Hog Death Caused by Glass Fragments" (p. 2).
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