Historians Hope To Preserve Topaz’s Tale In A Delta Museum

In their August 10, 2009 edition, the Salt Lake Tribune published a story about plans for a museum at the former site of the Topaz concentration camp in Utah:

DELTA, UT — A broken teacup handle. A splintered garden box. A cracked concrete slab that, long ago, served as a mess hall for an imprisoned community so large that it would have ranked as Utah’s fifth most-populous city.

These are among the scattered memories that awaited Camellia Davis on a sun-scorched greasewood flat—about 15 miles outside Delta—where her father spent three years of his childhood behind barbed wire in the Topaz internment camp….

For more, click on: Historians Hope To Preserve Topaz’s Tale In A Delta Museum.


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