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 Extra (April 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-148)
doc Topaz Times Extra (April 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-148)
Selected article titles: "Day Guards Abolished. Washington Orders Withdrawal of Sentries During Day Hours From Posts Along City Limits" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 7 (July 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-186)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 7 (July 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-186)
Selected article titles: "Carrier Accepts More Shoppers" (p. 1), "AFSC Worker to Visit Topaz" (p. 1), "Boston Housing Made Available" (p. 1), "Myer Comments on Segregation" (p. 1), "Editorial Reprint: Soldiers Win Trust" (p. 2), "Insect Control Program Starts" (p. 3), "Campers Issued Special Passes" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 34 (June 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-172)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 34 (June 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-172)
Selected article titles: "Center-Wide Election for Councilmen Set for Today" (p. 1), "Carnival Plans to be Discussed" (p. 1), "Future Meals Depend on Resident Farm Help Now" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 19 (September 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-337)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 19 (September 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-337)
Selected article titles: "Agriculture Rates High in WRA Program, Hoffman" (p. 1), "Engle Introduces Deportation Bill" (p. 1), "Milwaukee Journal Editorial Raps Navy's Anti-Nisei Rule" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 26 (March 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-394)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 26 (March 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-394)
Selected article titles: "Topaz Population Report" (p. 1), "Nine Gamblers, Traffic Violators Given Fines" (p. 1), "Possession of Short Wave Radio Sets Banned in Center" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 1 (October 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-220)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 1 (October 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-220)
Selected article titles: "Polio Rulings on Visits Given" (p. 1), "WRA Educator Plans Topaz Visit" (p. 1), "New Work Policy Set for Seasonal Leaves" (p. 3), "Draft Regulations Issued Newcomers" (p. 3), "Idaho Bar Admits First Nisei Woman" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 5 (October 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-224)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 5 (October 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-224)
Selected article titles: "Dillon Myer to Visit Project Next Week" (p. 1), "Frost Hits Crops. 600 Lugs Tomatoes, 30 Tons Cantaloupes are Lost" (p. 1), "Fire Causes $50 Damages to Room" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Special Edition (May 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-308)
doc Topaz Times Special Edition (May 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-308)
Selected article titles: "Ernst to Leave Tomorrow. Project Director to Go Overseas with UNRRA Job" (p. 1), "WAC Recruiter to Visit Here" (p. 1).
Clipping from Deseret News (ddr-densho-410-335)
doc Clipping from Deseret News (ddr-densho-410-335)
Article: Finding Homes for Japs Big Problem. Mentions Tomoye Takahashi as editor of women's section for Topaz Times
Clipping from Millard County Chronicle (ddr-densho-410-334)
doc Clipping from Millard County Chronicle (ddr-densho-410-334)
Article: First Issue of "Topaz Times" Out this Week. Lists Henri Takahashi as staff member
Tomoye Takahashi's 1943 diary from Topaz (ddr-densho-410-568)
doc Tomoye Takahashi's 1943 diary from Topaz (ddr-densho-410-568)
Written on 1943 planner/calendar book from Buckbee Thorne Real Estate. Containing descriptions of camp life, her work on the Topaz Times women's page, sewing projects, meetings and social events, visitors and family news. Blank from March 27 to December 31 (blank pages not processed) except for four pages of names and contact information at back
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