Convicting the Innocent: Japanese American Youth at Topaz

09/01/2020

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Convicting the Innocent: Japanese American Youth at Topaz

This digital exhibit explores the ways in which Japanese American adolescents, ages ten through eighteen, responded to evacuation and internment at the Central Utah Relocation Center—more commonly known as Topaz, named after the nearby Topaz Mountain. For many, evacuation was a confusing and bewildering process that disrupted their educations, deprived their families of their livelihoods, and marked them as enemies.

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