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. 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. VI No. 19 (February 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-276)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 19 (February 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-276)
Selected article titles: "WRA Under Ickes" (p. 1), "President Signs Transfer. Director Myer Sends Message to Topaz WRA" (p. 1), "Draft Quotas, Penalties Given" (p. 2), "Conscientious Objectors" (p. 2), "What is '4C'" (p. 2), "1761 Persons Depart on Indefinites -- 19 Per Cent" (p. 3), "No Business: Licenses Denied Nisei in S.L.C." (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 14 (May 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-408)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 14 (May 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-408)
Selected article titles: "Cozzens Visits Here: Reports on West Coast" (p. 1), "California Jr. Chamber of Commerce Urges Delay of Returning Evacuees" (p. 1), "Issei Takes Own Life in New York" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 13 (April 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-151)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 13 (April 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-151)
Selected article titles: "Screens to be Installed on Windows" (p. 1), "First Ten to be Inducted into Army" (p. 1), "WRA Issues Leaflet 'Relocating a People'" (p. 2), "Campaign Pushed on Citizenship for Orientals" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 8 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-402)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 8 (April 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-402)
Selected article titles: "Three Auburn Men Freed of Arson Charges" (p. 1), "WRA Makes No Concessions on Important Recommendations" (p. 1), "ACLU Seeks Test Cases of Certain Loyal Excludees from West Coast" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 18 (March 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-386)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 18 (March 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-386)
Selected article titles: "3 Excludees Seek Restraining Order to Permit Return" (p. 1), "Shooting Threats on Evacuees in Visalia, Lancaster Reported" (p. 1), "Hoffman Explains Status of Segregees, Excludees" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 38 (December 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-48)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 38 (December 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-48)
Selected article titles: "Constitution Vote Set for Today" (p. 1), "Statement Clarifies Food Situation" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 10 (January 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-71)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 10 (January 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-71)
Selected article titles: "Gov. Maw Arrives Tomorrow. Executive to Swear New Councilmen Into Office" (p. 1), "Report Certain Copyrights by Friday, Jan. 15" (p. 2), "Outside Job Questionnaire Being Prepared" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 24 (January 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-86)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 24 (January 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-86)
Selected article titles: "103 Residents Get Non-Work Compensation" (p. 1), "Soldier to Wed Topaz Girl at Fort Warren" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 38 (February 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-101)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 38 (February 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-101)
Selected article titles: "Registration Proceeds" (p. 1), "Internal Revenue Official Due Here" (p. 1), "Resident Committee Forwards Resolution to Washington" (p. 1), "Relocation Not Compulsory, WRA Says to Query" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 19 (November 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-238)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 19 (November 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-238)
Selected article titles: "2 Transferees Relate Accounts of Recent Tule Occurrences" (p. 1), "Two New Investigations at Tule Lake to be Started" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 62 (March 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-125)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 62 (March 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-125)
Selected article titles: "Residents Need Certificates to Purchase Shoes" (p. 1), "Reply Given to Issei's Letter" (p. 1), "3-Month Weather Record for This Area Shows Mildest Winter" (p. 2), "Bill Introduced to Give Citizenship to Orientals" (p. 2), "Farm Rodent Control Mooted" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Special Edition (January 31, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-268)
doc Topaz Times Special Edition (January 31, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-268)
Selected article titles: "First 121 Topaz Youths Named in Initial Draft" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 50 (December 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-61)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 50 (December 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-61)
Selected article titles: "New Year Dances Set for Tonight" (p. 1), "Newsmen Inspect Project" (p. 1), "7 Contestants Win Prizes in Amateur Show" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 8-A (July 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-187)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 8-A (July 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-187)
Selected article titles: "Idaho Seasonal Workers May Get Permanent Jobs" (p. 1), "Present Restrictions on Japanese to Remain in Force" (p. 1), "Ogden Camp Conditions Improve After Surveys" (p. 1), "Military Heads View New MP's" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Special (February 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-96)
doc Topaz Times Special (February 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-96)
Selected article titles: "Proclamation Made. Aims of Volunteer Program Clarified. Lieut. Tracy Discloses Government's Purpose at Special Resident Meeting" (p. 1), "Ernst States Object of WRA Registration" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 16 (May 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-309)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 16 (May 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-309)
Selected article titles: "Project Director Leaves for New Job with UNRRA" (p. 1), "22,000 Evacuees Resettle Away from Pacific Coast" (p. 2), "Canada Japanese Start Test Case" (p. 2).
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