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. VI No. 27 (March 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-284)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 27 (March 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-284)
Selected article titles: "Dies Committee Asks Removal of Myer, Best" (p. 1), "Council Indorses Policy Statement on Nisei Draft" (p. 1), "Over 400 Nisei Taken Into Army" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 31 (February 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-93)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 31 (February 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-93)
Selected article titles: "A Test-Editorial" (p. 1), "Co-op Elections Scheduled for Monday and Tuesday" (p. 1), "45 Indefinite Leaves Issued in January" (p. 1), "Pointers Given on Relocation" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 44 (February 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-107)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 44 (February 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-107)
Selected article titles: "Editorial: Courage and Sacrifice..." (p. 1), "Registration Hits Two-Thirds Mark" (p. 1), "Acclaim Adult Education to be Successful" (p. 1), "British Labor Leader in City on Brief Visit" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 4 (April 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-295)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 4 (April 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-295)
Selected article titles: "130 Topaz Youths to Report Tomorrow for Preinduction" (p. 1), "1800 Cakes of Tofu Distributed to Mess Halls" (p. 3), "Nisei May Still Register for November 7 Election" (p. 4), "Nisei Feels Like a Child 'Kicked Out' From Home" (p. 5), "Negroes Also Rap Army Discrimination Program" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 35 (June 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-173)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 35 (June 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-173)
Selected article titles: "Election Results Given. Voting Heavy" (p. 1), "Semi-Family Style Service Instituted in Dining Halls" (p. 1), "Arizona Restrictive Law to be Contested by JACL" (p. 3), "WRA Aids Job Placement of NYA Students" (p. 3), "Center Receives Turkey Poults" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 45 (February 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-108)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 45 (February 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-108)
Selected article titles: "School Ground Broken Before Hundreds" (p. 1), "Number of Blocks 100% in Current Registration" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 51 (March 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-114)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 51 (March 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-114)
Selected article titles: "Scouts to Hold Big Field Day This Week End" (p. 1), "Kido Well After Recent Beating" (p. 1), "To Interview Women Interested in WAAC" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 11 (July 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-191)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 11 (July 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-191)
Selected article titles: "Families May Accompany Segregates to Center" (p. 1), "Segregation Office Opens" (p. 1), "Iowa Training School Slashes Nisei Quota" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 2 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-2)
doc Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 2 (September 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-2)
Selected article titles: "Blocks 3, 5, 6, 14 to Elect Councilmen Next Monday" (p. 1), "U.S.E.S. Offers Outside Jobs to Residents of Topaz" (p. 1), "Eventual Employment Assured for 3000 to 3500 People" (p. 2), "Director's Message..." (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 8 (November 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-18)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 8 (November 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-18)
Selected article titles: "The City: Meeting on Food Situation Held" (p. 1), "Request Sale of Typewriters" (p. 2), "To Improve Delta Road" (p. 2), "Fire Protection" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 30 (December 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-40)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 30 (December 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-40)
Selected article titles: "History of Utah _ Introduction" (p. 1), "Items from Government Sources" (p. 3), "Caucasian Staff Additions" (p. 6), "Psychology Most Popular" (p. 7), "Landscapists Stake Out Rink" (p. 10).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 16 (November 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-235)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 16 (November 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-235)
Selected article titles: "Topaz Prepares for Armistice Day Observance" (p. 1), "Authoritative Records on Tule Lake Riot Expected" (p. 1), "Regulations on Bingo Passed by Topaz Council" (p. 2), "FBI Releases Nisei Women 'Spooners' Without Charges" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 15 (November 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-25)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 15 (November 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-25)
Selected article titles: "The Churches: Inter-Faith to Assist Students" (p. 1), "Announcements: Census Count. Bills for Meals" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 17 (June 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-411)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 17 (June 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-411)
Selected article titles: "Policy Change Made: Dependent Families to be Aided by New Ruling" (p. 1), "ERC Status for Nisei Discontinued" (p. 1), "Ignorance, Intolerance, Worlds Enemies -- Beeley" (p. 5), "Vandals Fire Shots into Mimura Home" (p. 8), "Special Nisei Teams to Demonstrate Fighting Technique of Japanese Army" (p. 9).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 43 (December 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-53)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 43 (December 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-53)
Selected article titles: "WRA Issues Statement on Civil Service" (p. 1), "Fire Damages Block Four Apartment" (p. 1), "Co-op Orders Variety of New Stock" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 15 (May 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-153)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 15 (May 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-153)
Selected article titles: "Dust Control Irrigation Under Way" (p. 1), "To Release Ration Books at Gate" (p. 1), "Report Made on Confiscated Goods" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 32 (June 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-170)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 32 (June 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-170)
Selected article titles: "Both Amendments Approved. Issei May Now be Councilmen" (p. 1), "Segregation Not Soon, Ernst Says on Return" (p. 1), "Public Favors WRA Program" (p. 1), "Seven Families Leave for Crystal City, Texas, Camp" (p. 1), "Don't be Clannish" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 10 (October 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-229)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 10 (October 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-229)
Selected article titles: "Farm Unit Starts Harvest of Remaining Vegetable Crops" (p. 1), "House Repeals Chinese Exclusion" (p. 1), "Nisei Soldiers Lead Invasion" (p. 1), "Canadian Japanese: 27% from Coast Area Relocated" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 8 (October 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-8)
doc Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 8 (October 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-8)
Selected article titles: "Registration Set Monday for 2000 City Students" (p. 1), "WRA Official" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 15 (August 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-195)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 15 (August 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-195)
Selected article titles: "Transferees: Will Receive Compensatory" (p. 1), "Transferees to Receive Boxes to Pack Articles" (p. 1), "Trips Outside Center Banned" (p. 1), "Tule Lake: Best Becomes Project Head" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 33 (June 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-171)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 33 (June 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-171)
Selected article titles: "Council Election Slated, Nomination Meetings Held" (p. 1), "Attorneys Will Take Bar Exams" (p. 1), "Canadians Set Court Action" (p. 1), "Editorial: Look Before You Leap" (p. 2), "Food for Evacuees Will Depend on Center Farms. Nation Faces Shortage" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 48 (December 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-59)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 48 (December 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-59)
Selected article titles: "Hold Election Today for Councilmen" (p. 1), "New Champions Star in Bridge Tourney" (p. 1), "Medico-Social Consultant Visits Topaz" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 7 (April 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-401)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XI No. 7 (April 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-401)
Selected article titles: "Issuing of Ration Stamps Explained" (p. 1), "Japanese Foodstuffs Available in Bay Area" (p. 2), "Most Evacuees Enjoy Welcome Upon Return" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 34 (March 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-291)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 34 (March 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-291)
Selected article titles: "Staff Quarters Damaged by Fire This Morning" (p. 1), "Reinstitution of Draft Commended" (p. 1), "Residents Eligible for Indefinite Trail Leaves" (p. 1), "Nisei Can Ask for Mustering Out Pay" (p. 1), "Evacuation: Individual Orders Ruled Not Legal" (p. 2), "New Rules on Stored Goods Issued by WRA" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 2 (July 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-180)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 2 (July 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-180)
Selected article titles: "Job Division Issues Advice" (p. 1), "Cannery Agent Seeks Workers" (p. 1), "Editorial Reprint: Segregation Inevitable" (p. 2), "Canadian Japanese Property" (p. 3).
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