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Ogden Buddhist Church members (ddr-densho-162-33)
img Ogden Buddhist Church members (ddr-densho-162-33)
This gathering was for a Intermountain YBA conference. The orginal Ogden Buddhist Church was located at 2456 Lincoln Avenue, Ogden, Utah.
Newspaper clipping from scrapbook page (ddr-densho-72-36)
doc Newspaper clipping from scrapbook page (ddr-densho-72-36)
Newspaper article titled: "Nisei Player Stars at Utah Wins National Cage Crown." From scrapbook titled "Scrapbook: 1944, Book 12." Newspaper unknown.
Yoshioka family in Topaz (ddr-densho-357-733)
img Yoshioka family in Topaz (ddr-densho-357-733)
Private Masaru Yoshioka visits his parents in the camp in Topaz, Utah. Left to right: Yoni Yoshioka, Masaru Yoshioka, Tadaichi Yoshioka.
Ted Nagata Collection (ddr-densho-162)
Collection Ted Nagata Collection (ddr-densho-162)
This collection contains photographs of various Japanese American communities in Utah, before, during and after World War II. The photos were compiled for the book Japanese Americans in Utah, published in 1996 for the JA Centennial Committee.
Topaz Times Vol. I No. 42 (December 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-52)
doc Topaz Times Vol. I No. 42 (December 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-142-52)
Selected article titles: "History of Utah Part I" (p. 1), "What are Your Relocation Plans?" (p. 3), "Classroom Equipment Obtained" (p. 8).
Topaz concentration camp project director (ddr-densho-37-559)
img Topaz concentration camp project director (ddr-densho-37-559)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. Charles E. Ernst, Project Director, at his desk in the Administrative building at the Topaz Relocation Center.
Two girls standing in front of barracks (ddr-densho-292-1)
img Two girls standing in front of barracks (ddr-densho-292-1)
Caption on reverse: "Topaz, Utah. Shigeko Omori on left, Mary Kaibe, right 17 years. 1943? Nishioka family residence Block 31A, family # 20752."
Topaz Museum Collection (ddr-densho-1013)
Collection Topaz Museum Collection (ddr-densho-1013)
This collection consists of interviews conducted in partnership with the Topaz Museum, a volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the original site of the World War II Internment Camp near Delta, Utah, to interpret its impact on the internees, their families, and the citizens of Utah and to educate the public in order to …
Topaz Times New Year Edition (January 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-62)
doc Topaz Times New Year Edition (January 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-62)
Selected article titles: "History of Utah Part II" (p. 1), "Essay Contest Winners Announced" (p. 5), "3250 Enroll in Adult Education" (p. 5).
Motoyoshi family at Topaz (ddr-ajah-6-655)
img Motoyoshi family at Topaz (ddr-ajah-6-655)
Caption below photo: Motoyoshi family, Topaz incarceration camp in Utah. Baby Miyuki was born June 30, 1942. The family was from Alameda, CA.
The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 73 (September 1, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-135)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 73 (September 1, 1948) (ddr-densho-229-135)
"442nd Leader Will Attend Utah Confab" (pg. 1), "Hiroshima Seeks Pittsburgh Aid" (pg. 1), "Ex-Resident of City Wants to Come Home" (pg. 4)
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 100 No. 22 (June 7, 1985) (ddr-pc-57-22)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 100 No. 22 (June 7, 1985) (ddr-pc-57-22)
Selected article titles: "Hirabayashi Confident of Court Victory" (1); "Utah JA Runs for Democratic State Chair" (3); "The Other Side of Beauty Contest" (6)
Japanese American auto mechanic (ddr-densho-37-557)
img Japanese American auto mechanic (ddr-densho-37-557)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. A young resident at the Topaz Relocation Center adjusting a carburetor on a well worn War Relocation Authority truck.
Shuzo
img Shuzo "Bill" Takeda with daughter Judy (ddr-ajah-6-542)
Caption below photo: Shuzo "Bill" Takeda with first born child, Judy. Block 13, Topaz, Utah, 1943. Bill married Fumiko "Nellie" Itahara from Alameda, CA.
Portrait of group of men in uniform (ddr-ajah-2-800)
img Portrait of group of men in uniform (ddr-ajah-2-800)
Caption: Niseis from the Military Intelligence School at Camp Savage, Minnesota visit friends and family incarcerated at Topaz, Utah - December 4. 1942. Includes names.
Masaru Yoshioka (ddr-densho-357-737)
img Masaru Yoshioka (ddr-densho-357-737)
Private Masaru Yoshioka addressed this portrait to his parents, "Your son, Masaru." Masaru's parents, Yani and Tadaichi Yoshioka, were held in the Topaz, Utah camp.
Japanese American mechanics (ddr-densho-37-570)
img Japanese American mechanics (ddr-densho-37-570)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. Keeping well warm motor equipment running is a problem confronting these two Nisei volunteer mechanics, at the Topaz Relocation Center.
Construction of barracks (ddr-densho-37-563)
img Construction of barracks (ddr-densho-37-563)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. Young volunteer workers of Japanese parentage haul lumber for the construction of barracks and interiors at he Topaz Relocation Center.
Mormon Tabernacle Choir in front of the Great Organ (ddr-densho-368-250)
img Mormon Tabernacle Choir in front of the Great Organ (ddr-densho-368-250)
Front of postcard. Written on front: 905 The Tabernacle Choir and Organ, Great "Mormon" Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Utah. 1938 Deseret Book Co. 8A-H2434
School class at Topaz (ddr-ajah-6-95)
img School class at Topaz (ddr-ajah-6-95)
Caption below photo: School class at Topaz, Utah incarceration camp, 1942-1945. Kazumaro was from Alameda, CA. Kazumaro Motoyoshi standing third from left at back
Topaz Times Vol. II No. 55 (March 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-118)
doc Topaz Times Vol. II No. 55 (March 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-118)
Selected article titles: "Need Fifty Nurses' Aides Immediately" (p. 1), "Editorial: Mormon Saga" (p. 2), "History of Utah" (p. 2), "Seventeen Relocated in Schools" (p. 6).
Dedication ceremony (ddr-densho-37-564)
img Dedication ceremony (ddr-densho-37-564)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. With a fervent prayer, this Japanese Topaz resident, a Christian Minister, opens the dedication ceremonies at the Relocation Center at Topaz.
Shirai Keizo's funeral (ddr-csujad-25-356)
img Shirai Keizo's funeral (ddr-csujad-25-356)
A group photograph of the attendees of Keizo Shirai's funeral held at a Buddhist temple in Salt Lake, Utah. Mr. Shirai died at the age of 51 on October 10, 1934 in Salt Lake, Utah. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_12_018
Dedication of camp hospital (ddr-densho-37-561)
img Dedication of camp hospital (ddr-densho-37-561)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. A young doctor of Japanese parentage, addresses the gathered crowd at dedication ceremonies for the new hospital at the Topaz Relocation Center.
Japanese American workers loading scrap lumber (ddr-densho-37-555)
img Japanese American workers loading scrap lumber (ddr-densho-37-555)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. A group of volunteer workers at the Topaz Relocation Center gathering a truck load of scrap lumber from the contractor's scrap pile.
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