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Central Utah Relocation Center

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Biography

Central Utah Relocation Center (1942-1945) was a camp in Topaz, Utah, where Japanese Americans and immigrants from Japan were interned during World War II.

Citation:
The Minorities of America, 1944: slip inserted (Japanese-American Relocation Center at Topaz, Utah)

Arrington, L.J. The price of prejudice, 1962: t.p. (Japanese-American Relocation Center in Utah) p. 2 (Central Utah Relocation Center) p. 10 (Name of [war relocation] center: Central Utah)

Topaz times, Aug. 31, 1945: p. 2 (Cental Utah Relocation Center)

Trek, Dec. 1942: t.p. (Central Utah Relocation Project) Feb. 1943: t.p. (Central Utah Relocation Center)

NUCMC data from Japanese American National Museum for Hisako Hibi collection, 1942-1945 (The Hibis were later transferred to the Topaz Concentration Camp in Utah)

Wikipedia, February 11, 2022 (Topaz War Relocation Center; American concentration camp; housed Americans of Japanese descent and immigrants from Japan; opened in September 1942, closed October 1945)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Biography of Leona Berg Campbell

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2631
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Leona Berg Campbell. She graduated from the L.D.S. Hospital Nursing School in 1923. In 1943, she worked at the Topaz Japanese Relocation Camp outside Delta, Utah. The hospital she worked in was a modern facilty, and she enjoyed her assignment there.

Dates: 2002