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The Topaz War Relocation Center was a World War II site used to house Americans of Japanese descent, as well as Japanese immigrants as an effect of the Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin Roosevelt. It became the ?home? of more than 120,000 Nikkei Americans who were forced out of their homes in Oregon, Washington, and California. It initially operated under the control of the War Relocation Authority.

Also called briefly as the Abraham Relocation Center, but mostly the Central Utah Relocation Center, the Topaz War Relocation Center was composed of 19,800 acres of land. Some of which were used for residences, while others were agricultural and for animal husbandry.

Today, the Topaz Museum can be found as a way of remembering the harsh times. The Topaz War Relocation Center has also been declared as a National Historic Landmark as of 2007.
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