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. 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 Vol. IX No. 18 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-362)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 18 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-362)
Selected article titles: "Camp-Wide Rites Set. Topaz Casualties to be Honored Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Topaz Contribution to ACLU Totals $1436.85" (p. 2), "Anti-Japanese Inc." (p. 2), "Calif. Hostility to Nisei Lessens Declares Baldwin" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 35 (September 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-215)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 35 (September 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-215)
Selected article titles: "First Topaz Transferees Leave Sunday" (p. 1), "Residents Toil Far Into Night to Aid Newcomers" (p. 1), "Ceiling Falls: Scares Bather" (p. 2), "President Assures 'Fair' Treatment of Segregates" (p. 2), "Exchange Ship Sails from Yokohama" (p. 2), "Tuleans to be Welcomed at Reception Tonight" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 34 (February 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-97)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 34 (February 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-97)
Selected article titles: "Final Citizens' Meeting to be Held Tonight" (p. 1), "Utah Senators Tour Project" (p. 1), "Sample Queries in Registration Given" (p. 1), "Non-Evacuee Citizens Also May Volunteer" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 17 (November 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-27)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 17 (November 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-27)
Selected article titles: "The City: Hospital Acts to Form Blood Reservoir. Blood Donors Requested" (p. 1), "Rumors of Trust Fund Dispelled" (p. 1), "Participation in Defense Efforts Urged" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 19 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-199)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 19 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-199)
Selected article titles: "Rebates: Certificates to be Issued" (p. 1), "Resettlement Speed-Up Set" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 15 (May 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-307)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 15 (May 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-307)
Selected article titles: "Sgt. Kuroki Asks Nisei Co-operation in War Effort" (p. 1), "Wirin Tells Residents to Fight for Rights in Address" (p. 1), "American Soldier Group Raps Discrimination Against Nisei" (p. 2), "New Regulations Governing Vacation and Sick Leave Now Released by WRA" (p. 3), "Methodists Urge Restoration of Rights to Nisei" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 36 (December 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-46)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 36 (December 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-46)
Selected article titles: "WRA Seeks to Resettle Evacuees" (p. 1), "Philosopher Conducts Lectures" (p. 2), "Art School Takes Part in Poster Contest" (p. 3), "Lack of Pianos Problem of Music School" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 15 (November 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-359)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 15 (November 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-359)
Selected article titles: "Canadian Japanese to be Segregated" (p. 1), "Warehousemen Wanted to Work in Chicago Wholesale Company" (p. 5), "State Guard to Protect Evacuees" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 9 (November 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-353)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 9 (November 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-353)
Selected article titles: "Hogs Vaccinated Against Cholera" (p. 1), "Korematsu, Endo Cases Present Important Legal Issues to Court" (p. 1), "Evacuees Denied Vote in Wyoming" (p. 2), "Nisei Couple Receives Warm Reception from Mrs. Roosevelt" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 23 (August 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-203)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 23 (August 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-203)
Selected article titles: "22 Repatriates Leave to Meet Exchange Ship" (p. 1), "Departure Order Set for Tule Lake Bound" (p. 1), "Water Shortage Threatens City" (p. 1), "Residents Help Plan Relocation" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 9 (May 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-403)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 9 (May 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-403)
Selected article titles: "Another Livingston Incident is Reported; SF Paper Wants Action" (p. 1), "Evacuees' Return to Coast Okayed by Oregon CIO" (p. 3), "Officers Investigate Attack on Evacuee Home" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 33 (February 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-95)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 33 (February 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-95)
Selected article titles: "Residents Hear Proclamation on Combat Team" (p. 1), "Mechanics of Topaz Registration Given" (p. 1), "Citizen Questions Answered" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 23 (September 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-341)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 23 (September 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-341)
Selected article titles: "Regulations for Relocating 17-18 Year Olds Told" (p. 1), "Frost Causes Damages to Several Vegetable Crops" (p. 1), "Transfer of Camps to Army Indorsed" (p. 1), "Supreme Court to Hear 2 Test Cases on Oct. 10" (p. 2), "Child Shot by Playmate, Neighbors Befriend Family" (p. 2), "JACL Questions Members on Coast Return …
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 4 (April 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-139)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 4 (April 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-139)
Selected article titles: "Women May Revise Answers" (p. 1), "Youth Has Narrow Escape from Death" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 31 (December 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-41)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 31 (December 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-41)
Selected article titles: "An Evacuee's Editorial: We are Doing Our Part" (p. 1), "YWCA Honors Nisei Soldiers" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 18 (May 31, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-311)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 18 (May 31, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-311)
Selected article titles: "Evacuees Return to West Coast Recommended" (p. 1), "Coroner's Jury Says MP Acted 'In Line of Duty' in Shooting" (p. 1), "Chicago: Japanese Home Buying Protested" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 21 (August 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-201)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 21 (August 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-201)
Selected article titles: "2079 Interned for Duration" (p. 1), "Review of Cases Delayed by CAA" (p. 2), "Transferees: Moving Order Being Planned" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 8 (April 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-299)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 8 (April 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-299)
Selected article titles: "Supreme Court Advice Asked in Endo Case" (p. 1), "5 Former Residents of Hawaii Leave Topaz to Join Relatives" (p. 1), "Nisei ERC Use Mooted. Stimson Explains Placing of Draftees in Inactive Status" (p. 2), "Calif. Alien Land Law Changes Proposed" (p. 2), "Evacuation is Propaganda News for Japan, Nash" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 52 (March 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-115)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 52 (March 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-115)
Selected article titles: "36 Residents to Leave for Rohwer Friday" (p. 1), "Army Registration Ends Successfully. Possibility of Enlistment in WAAC by Women Voiced by Lt. Deane" (p. 1).
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