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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. IX No. 24 (December 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-367)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 24 (December 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-367)
Selected article titles: "Time Comments of Court Decision on Endo Case" (p. 1), "Cleared Evacuees May Enter Calif. After Jan 2" (p. 1), "Coast Housing Survey" (p. 1), "Relocation Officers for West Coast Areas Named" (p. 3), "Evacuee Property Office Helps in Collecting Rent, Making Leases, Etc." (p. 13).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 19 (May 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-157)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 19 (May 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-157)
Selected article titles: "Intelligence School Seeks More Recruits" (p. 1), "Non-Citizens May Serve on Council" (p. 1), "Topaz Scholarship Fund Organized; in Operation" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 14 (April 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-152)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 14 (April 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-152)
Selected article titles: "Savage Recruiting Team to Arrive Here May 10" (p. 1), "Former Poston Girl Lauded for Honesty" (p. 1), "Japanese American Soldiers Praised" (p. 2), "Bi-Linguists Offered Jobs" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 59 (March 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-122)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 59 (March 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-122)
Selected article titles: "Topaz Has 3 Yoshino Brothers as Volunteers" (p. 1), "Enlistees Form Body to Fight for Civil Rights" (p. 1), "Manual on Arbitration Presented" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 6 (August 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-420)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 6 (August 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-420)
Selected article titles: "Allied Nations Await Surrender of Japan" (p. 1), "Young Will Discuss Relo Problems" (p. 4), "Bullet Fired Through Garage Window of Fresno Returnee" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 72 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-135)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 72 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-135)
Selected article titles: "Information Given on Internee Camp" (p. 1), "Topaz Gets 600 Chicks" (p. 1), "WRA Educator Visits Project on School Survey" (p. 4), "Nothing Human is Alien" (p. 8), "Americanization Lectures" (p. 8).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 8 (January 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-69)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 8 (January 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-69)
Selected article titles: "1943 Council Holds First Meeting" (p. 1), "Evacuees Exempt from Victory Tax" (p. 1), "Organize Local Red Cross" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 20 (September 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-338)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 20 (September 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-338)
Selected article titles: "Labor Shortage Strikes All Project Sections" (p. 1), "Rules for Overseas Mailing Given. Xmas Gifts Must be Posted Sept. 15 to Oct. 15" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 21 (March 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-389)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 21 (March 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-389)
Selected article titles: "Conditions in Bay Area Given by George Ura" (p. 1), "Attack Reported on Home of Nisei Family" (p. 3), "No Alien Land Law" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 4 (July 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-418)
doc Topaz Times Vol. XII No. 4 (July 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-418)
Selected article titles: "Remaining Vocational Training Classes to Close August 27" (p. 1), "Remove Disloyal Japanese -- VFW" (p. 2), "Surplus Food to be Served in Dining Halls" (p. 3), "Veterans Restore Torn Japanese Cemetery" (p. 4), "Insigne Sentenced 90 Days in Jail for Threatening Returnees" (p. 9), "Supreme Court Denies Rehearing for Tamesa" (p. 9), …
Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 9 (October 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-9)
doc Topaz Times Pre-issue No. 9 (October 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-9)
Selected article titles: "2827 Residents Employed in City, Cornwall Reveals" (p. 1), "School Enrollment Now 1058 as Registration Continues" (p. 1), "Basic Clothing" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 3 (January 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-64)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 3 (January 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-64)
Selected article titles: "Employment Offered to All Residents" (p. 1), "SF Chronicle Writes About Topaz Nisei" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 36 (June 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-174)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 36 (June 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-174)
Selected article titles: "July 4th Fete Plans Approved" (p. 1), "2 Sentenced for Assault" (p. 1), "Editorial Reprint: Little Men, What Now?" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 22 (June 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-315)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 22 (June 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-315)
Selected article titles: "Jerome: 1000 En Route to Gila and Ht Mt." (p. 1), "Nisei Donate to Blood Bank to Free China" (p. 2), "Stronger Affirmative Policy by Government on Relocation Stressed by Carey McWilliams " (p. 2), "Center to be Opened by WRA for Refugees" (p. 3), "Evacuees' Return Urged by Calif. Methodists" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 12 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-332)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VIII No. 12 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-332)
Selected article titles: "Cleveland: Public Told of Nisei Casualties" (p. 1), "Six Universities Need Language Instructors" (p. 2), "4-Year-Old Child Killed in Tule Truck Accident" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 66 (March 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-129)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 66 (March 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-129)
Selected article titles: "Ask Help to Haul Sand for Children" (p. 1), "2,571 Leave Centers; 461 from Topaz" (p. 1), "Editorial: Our Newcomers" (p. 2), "History of Utah" (p. 2), "New Rules for Returning Residents, Visitors Given" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 11 (January 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-72)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 11 (January 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-72)
Selected article titles: "Gov. Maw Inducts Councilmen. Topazans Hold Banquet in Honor of Executive" (p. 1), "Council Forms Merit Board, Law Commission" (p. 3), "Use Phones Only for Emergencies" (p. 3), "Field Workers to Serve for Public Welfare" (p. 3), "Dedication: Public Flag Ceremony Set for Today" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 20 (January 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-81)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 20 (January 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-81)
Selected article titles: "Success Seen for Project Hog Ranch" (p. 1), "Sugar Magnate Reveals Farming Opportunities" (p. 1), "Fire Chief Owen Cites Fire Hazards" (p. 1).
Topaz Trek (June 1943) (ddr-densho-142-427)
doc Topaz Trek (June 1943) (ddr-densho-142-427)
Selected article titles: "Relocation... Through the Gates of Topaz" (p. 9), "One Happy Family" (p. 14), "Trilobite Fossils of Antelope Springs" (p. 15), "Evacuese Characters and How to Analyze Them" (p. 26).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 40 (February 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-103)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 40 (February 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-103)
Selected article titles: "Registration Hall Swamped by Residents" (p. 1), "Block Workers to Clarify Forms and Questions" (p. 1), "Message on Loyalty Sent Dillon Myer" (p. 1), "WRA Assumes Resident Property Responsibility" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 49 (December 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-60)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 49 (December 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-60)
Selected article titles: "Election Returns Revealed" (p. 1), "45 Volunteer for Scrap Metal Drive" (p. 1), "Ice Skating Rink Nears Completion" (p. 1), "Bean Sprout Experiments a Success" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 41 (December 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-51)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 41 (December 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-51)
Selected article titles: "Urgent Need for Volunteer Coal Workers" (p. 1), "WRA Releases Statement on Manzanar Riot" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 40 (December 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-50)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 40 (December 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-50)
Selected article titles: "Constitution Ratification Reaches 2591" (p. 1), "Chief Inspects Agricultural Possibilities" (p. 1), "City Assured Steady Coal Reserve" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 28 (February 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-90)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 28 (February 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-90)
Selected article titles: "Delta-Topaz Road to Get Hard Surface" (p. 1), "City Board of Commissioners Established" (p. 1), "Students Elect School Officers for Spring Term" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 19 (June 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-312)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 19 (June 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-312)
Selected article titles: "Seniors Receive Diplomas at Graduation" (p. 1), "Editorial Reprints: Race-Baiters Defeated" (p. 2), "Racism on the West Coast" (p. 2), "Myers Says Japan Wants Only Few of Repatriates" (p. 3).
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