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. 30 (June 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-168)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 30 (June 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-168)
Selected article titles: "Repatriates May Go Soon" (p. 1), "Civic Betterment Group Named to Uplift Morale" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 26 (December 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-36)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 26 (December 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-36)
Selected article titles: "The City: Councilmen to Form Labor Boards. Groups to Set Merit Ratings, Settle Disputes" (p. 1), "Ernst States General Labor Policy of WRA" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 5 (January 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-66)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 5 (January 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-66)
Selected article titles: "CAS Lists Rules for Outings" (p. 1), "Employment Statistics Released" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 21 (January 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-82)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 21 (January 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-82)
Selected article titles: "City Council to Select 3 Executives" (p. 1), "57 Young Nisei Register at Draft Board No. 30" (p. 1), "Meeting Held to Organize JACL Chapter" (p. 1), "Co-op Beauty Shop Now Open for Business" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 37 (June 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-175)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 37 (June 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-175)
Selected article titles: "All Divisions to Aid Farm Planting; 10-Day Program" (p. 1), "Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Shots Given Here" (p. 2).
Topaz Trek (December 1942) (ddr-densho-142-425)
doc Topaz Trek (December 1942) (ddr-densho-142-425)
Selected article titles: "State of the City" (p. 3), "Yule Greetings, Friends!" (p. 13).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 12 (February 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-269)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 12 (February 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-269)
Selected article titles: "First Draft List Made by War Dept." (p. 1), "Important Points on Selective Service Regulations Indicated" (p. 1), "Plans for Hot Houses Near Hospital Made" (p. 2), "Nisei Draft Answers Given" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 67 (March 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-130)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 67 (March 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-130)
Selected article titles: "To Plan for Sale of Farm Equipment" (p. 1), "500 Attend First Topaz YBA Meet" (p. 1), "Topaz Volunteers Now Number 109, Block 42 Leads" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 2 (April 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-137)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 2 (April 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-137)
Selected article titles: "59 Topaz Volunteers Pass Initial Tests" (p. 1), "Council Sets Up Board of Health" (p. 1), "Workers Told Penalty Time May be Applied" (p. 3), "Questionnaires Submitted by 6000 Residents" (p. 3), "Record Shows Efficiency in Fire Service" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 53 (March 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-116)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 53 (March 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-116)
Selected article titles: "230 Hawaiian Evacuees to Arrive in City" (p. 1), "Soldiers May Visit Coastal Projects" (p. 1), "To Make Babies' Formulae in Private Homes" (p. 1), "More Army Intelligence Soldiers Sought Here" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 23 (November 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-242)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 23 (November 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-242)
Selected article titles: "Council Nominees Revealed. 24 Members of Former Body Named for Friday's Election" (p. 1), "Tule Lake Conditions to be Investigated" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 26 (March 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-283)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 26 (March 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-283)
Selected article titles: "Scouts to Hold Court of Honor, Talent Show" (p. 1), "Two Wars: An Editorial" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 26 (September 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-344)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 26 (September 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-344)
Selected article titles: "1944 Harvest Fair Opens. Farm Crops, Homemaking Products are Exhibited" (p. 1), "Constitution Basis for Evacuees' Rights, Deutsch" (p. 2), "Public Belief in Democracy Challenged by Socialist" (p. 3), "Fire: Hotplate Causes Some Damage" (p. 3), "ID Pictures Taken at Leave Office" (p. 3), "Destroying of Property to be Penalized, Council" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 15 (February 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-272)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 15 (February 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-272)
Selected article titles: "More Draft Details Given" (p. 1), "4 Internees Return From Santa Fe Camp" (p. 1), "Gen. Emmons Issues Warning on Entering Evacuated Areas" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 26 (August 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-206)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 26 (August 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-206)
Selected article titles: "Northern Utah Region Closed to Relocators" (p. 1), "Sufficient Coal Supply Assured" (p. 1), "Dog Owners: Council Sets Regulations" (p. 2), "Leaking Pipes to be Replaced" (p. 3), "Number of Transferees Increases to 1400" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 9 (October 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-228)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 9 (October 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-228)
Selected article titles: "Two Centers to Close. Myer Relocation Still First Aim of WRA, Leaders Told" (p. 1), "Gripsholm Teia Maru Reach Port; Exchange of Nationals to Start" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 34 (December 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-44)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 34 (December 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-44)
Selected article titles: "Prepare Constitution for Vote" (p. 1), "Winterization Crews Receive October Checks" (p. 1), "Farm Groups Meet in First General Confab" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 22 (December 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-364)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 22 (December 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-364)
Selected article titles: "California State Senators Want Continued Japanese Exclusion" (p. 1), "4 More Receive Permits to Coast" (p. 1), "Legal Aid Assoc. to Help Evacuees" (p. 1), "Evacuee Property Office Functions. WRA to Assist in Sale of Evacuee-Owned Cars" (p. 2), "JACL Suggests Confab on Minorities to F.D.R." (p. 2), "Return to Coast to be …
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 11 (May 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-302)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 11 (May 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-302)
Selected article titles: "Water Service Menaced; More Workers Needed" (p. 1), "ACLU: Wirin to Visit Topaz May 17" (p. 1), "Two Gates Leading to Military Area Closed" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 24 (November 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-243)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 24 (November 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-243)
Selected article titles: "18 Topaz Workers Return from Tule" (p. 1), "ODC to Control Dec. 17-Jan. 10 Civilian Travel" (p. 1).
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).
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