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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. I No. 39 (December 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-49)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 39 (December 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-49)
Selected article titles: "Residents Meet to Organize Xmas Programs" (p. 1), "First Part of Paychecks Ready Today" (p. 1), "Students Advised on Relocation" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 19 (March 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-387)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 19 (March 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-387)
Selected article titles: "Bay Area Classed as One District for Alien Travel" (p. 1), "Witness Testifies that Exclusion Orders Were Issued by President" (p. 1).
Topaz Co-op News Vol. VII No. 4 (January 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-372)
doc Topaz Co-op News Vol. VII No. 4 (January 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-372)
Selected article titles: "Co-op's Journal Completed Distributions Being Made" (p. 1), "Use Cigarette Tickets by 18th" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 19 (November 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-29)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 19 (November 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-29)
Selected article titles: "The City: Issuance of Clothing Announced. Allowances in Cash Payments" (p. 1), "Alumni to Fete Big Game" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 21 (November 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-240)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 21 (November 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-240)
Selected article titles: "Exchange Ship Reaches Japan Safely, Nov. 14" (p. 1), "One Person Caught in Canteen Entry" (p. 1), "Two Editorial Reprints: Let's Make Ourselves Clear" (p. 2), "The Tule Lake Riot" (p. 2), "Utah Governor Protects Nisei Rights in Speech" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 28 (December 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-247)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 28 (December 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-247)
Selected article titles: "Signal Corps Wants 75 Nisei" (p. 1), "NSRC Meeting to Decide on Reduction of Work" (p. 2), "Egg Production to Increase" (p. 3), "President Orders No Discrimination Policy" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 25 (March 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-393)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 25 (March 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-393)
Selected article titles: "Army Board Hears Appeals on Cases of Segregants" (p. 1), "Cincinnati Has New Family Style Evacuee Hostel" (p. 3), "Aliens May Have Portrait Cameras" (p. 3), "Anti-Japanese Bill" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 11 (April 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-149)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 11 (April 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-149)
Selected article titles: "Army School Will Hold New Course" (p. 1), "Masaoka Speaks to Citizens' Group" (p. 1), "Qualification for Enlistment May be Lowered" (p. 1), "Editorial: Gen. John DeWitt" (p. 2), "Leave Clearance System Simplified" (p. 2), "Ickes Supports WRA Resettlement Program" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 3 (July 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-181)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 3 (July 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-181)
Selected article titles: "700 Employees to be Cut Within Next Three Months" (p. 1), "Report More 'Pox' Cases" (p. 1), "Warning Issued to Topaz Residents on Tularemia" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 5 (April 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-140)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 5 (April 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-140)
Selected article titles: "Applications Accepted for Camp Savage" (p. 1), "Volunteers in 6 Centers Respond" (p. 1), "Recruits Given Tests at Camp" (p. 2), "Public Works Plans Dust Control Program" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 5 (July 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-183)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 5 (July 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-183)
Selected article titles: "Millard County Jail Break Foiled by Former Resident" (p. 1), "9 Internees Join Families" (p. 1), "Vaccination: Residents Must Submit Names" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 11 (November 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-355)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 11 (November 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-355)
Selected article titles: "Nurses' Aide Shortage at Hospital is Acute" (p. 1), "Pamphlet Issued by WRA Titled 'Nisei in Uniform'" (p. 2), "Coast Return as Yet Not Allowed" (p. 2), "Public Reaction in Sacramento Favorable -- Osada" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 17 (February 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-385)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 17 (February 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-385)
Selected article titles: "White List Evacuees Not Required. PMG Okay for Ordinance Work" (p. 1), "495 Topaz Families Have Now Relocated" (p. 1), "Ebihara First Japanese Alien to be Inducted Into US Army" (p. 2), "Four Men Held for Trial for Auburn Incident" (p. 2), "Director Myer Answers Residents' Questions" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 17 (January 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-78)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 17 (January 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-78)
Selected article titles: "Construction Started on Staff Housing" (p. 1), "Council to Investigate Medical Staff Shortage" (p. 1), "New Hospital Wards to be Opened Soon" (p. 1), "Spanish Representative Confers with Local WRA" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. III No. 26 (May 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-164)
doc Topaz Times Vol. III No. 26 (May 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-164)
Selected article titles: "Turkey Pickers Needed at Once" (p. 1), "Topaz Labor Shortage Discussed in Meeting" (p. 1), "WRA Not Wage Fixing Agency" (p. 1), "Right of Citizenship for Nisei Affirmed" (p. 3), "Canada Property Liquidation Set" (p. 3), "WRA Issues New Rules for Making Arrests; Warrant Needed" (p. 3), "Reorganization of Welfare Department Completed" (p. …
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 18 (November 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-28)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 18 (November 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-28)
Selected article titles: "The City: Stored Goods Reach Warehouses" (p. 1), "Survey Near Completion" (p. 1), "Formation of YWCA Discussed" (p. 2), "Short-Sighted View Deplored" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 11 (November 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-21)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 11 (November 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-21)
Selected article titles: "The City: Volunteers Aid County Scrap Drive" (p. 1), "Dedication Held for Fire House" (p. 1).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 60 (March 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-123)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 60 (March 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-123)
Selected article titles: "Welcome Hawaiians!!" (p. 1), "Editorial: Nurses' Aides Needed" (p. 2), "History of Utah" (p. 2), "World Citizenship: What About the Post-War Period?" (p. 11).
Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 31 (September 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-211)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IV No. 31 (September 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-211)
Selected article titles: "Anniversary Message" (p. 1), "Train Monitors for Tule Named" (p. 1), "Housing Unit Prepares Changes of Apartments" (p. 1), "Gripsholm Sails for Orient with 1300 Nationals" (p. 3), "High School Enrolls 20% Fewer Students" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 2 (October 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-12)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 2 (October 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-12)
Selected article titles: "The City: Topaz Lacks 150 Maintenance Workers. Council Meets on Labor Situation" (p. 1), "Plant Nursery Work Begins" (p. 1), "Co-op to Sell Clothes" (p. 1), "Flag Ceremony Held" (p. 1), "Winterization Work" (p. 4).
Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 14 (November 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-358)
doc Topaz Times Vol. IX No. 14 (November 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-358)
Selected article titles: "Special Events Planned for Thanksgiving" (p. 1), "Topazans to Raise Fund to Aid ACLU with Nisei Test Cases" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 9 (April 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-300)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VII No. 9 (April 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-300)
Selected article titles: "Story of Discrimination Against Relocator Told in Life Magazine" (p. 1), "Draft: Status of Men in ERC Clarified" (p. 1), "Leupp Center to Be Reopened by WRA" (p. 1), "WRA Powers Challenged in Mitsuye Endo Case" (p. 2), "Ickes Raps La Guardia, Bricker for Racialism" (p. 3).
Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 4 (January 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-259)
doc Topaz Times Vol. VI No. 4 (January 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-142-259)
Selected article titles: "Ordinance on Gambling, Theft, Bribery Adopted" (p. 1), "Chicago War Firms Want Nisei Workers" (p. 2).
Topaz Times Vol. X No. 10 (February 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-378)
doc Topaz Times Vol. X No. 10 (February 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-142-378)
Selected article titles: "Segregees to be Restricted Travel Outside of Camp" (p. 1), "Turner Says California has Favorable Sentiment, Problems" (p. 1), "Alien Travel Over 5 Miles Permitted" (p. 5), "Radio Program Dramatizes Story of Sgt. Kuroki" (p. 5).
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 7 (January 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-68)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 7 (January 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-68)
Selected article titles: "History of Utah Part II" (p. 1), "Record of Temporary City Council" (p. 1), "Poem on Topaz" (p. 2), "Dillon Myer in Common Ground" (p. 4), "Caleb Foote in Fellowship" (p. 4).
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