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    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Alice Kasai

    • Transcript (typescript, 199 pages) of three interviews with Alice Kasai, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. [Note: Third interview, Oct. 25, 1984, is sometimes mislabeled 1-25-84]. Mrs. Kasai (b. 1916) describes the arranged marriage of...
    • Kasai, Alice, 1916-2007--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American Citizens' League--History; Japanese Americans--Utah--Cultural assimilation;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Chiyo Matsumiya

    • Transcript (typescript, 46 pages) of three interviews with Chiyo Matsumiya, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mrs. Matsumiya (b. 1899) recalls life as the daughter of a rice farmer in Japan. She was sent to Kyoto to work as a maid. In...
    • Matsumiya,Chiyo Ogino, 1899-1990--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American women--Utah--Interviews; Arranged marriages--Japan; Utah--Emigration and immigration; Japanese Americans--Utah--Cultural assimilation;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Edward I. Hashimoto

    • Transcript (typescript, 89 pages) of three interviews with Edward I. Hashimoto, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mr. Hashimoto (b. 1911) tells about his genealogy and the life of his parents and other family members in Japan. He details...
    • Hashimoto, Edward I., 1911-1995--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Cultural assimilation; Japanese American physicians--Utah--Interviews; Railroads--Employees--Utah;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Edythe Kaneko

    • Transcript (typescript, 60 pages) of an interview with Edythe Kaneko, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mrs. Kaneko (b. 1916) recalls her childhood in Salt Creek, going to school in Tremonton, the Depression, attending Keister Tailoring...
    • Kaneko, Edythe Tanaka, 1916-2001--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American women--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American farmers--Utah--Salt Lake County;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Gene Fukui

    • Transcript (typescript, 48 pages) of an interview with Gene Fukui, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mr. Fukui (b. 1924) talks about his father's life in Japan and emigration to the United States, where he worked for the railroad until he...
    • Fukui, Gene, 1924- --Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American farmers--Utah; Japanese Americans--Utah--Cultural assimilation; Utah--Ethnic relations; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945;...
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Grace Oshita

    • Transcript (typescript, 174 pages) of a series of interviews with Grace Oshita, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1985. Mrs. Oshita (b. 1925) speaks of her early life in San Francisco, her father's business ventures, and the Japanese...
    • Oshita, Grace Fujimoto, 1925- --Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Central Utah Relocation Center;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Grace Tasake

    • Transcript (typescript, 66 pages) of two interviews with Grace Tasake, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1985. Grace Tasake (b. 1914) begins by describing the death of her uncle in a bank robbery. She talks about her parents' marriage, being a...
    • Tasake, Grace, 1914- --Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American women--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Church of Christ (Salt Lake City, Utah)--History;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Hiroji Okumura

    • Transcript (typescript, 53 pages) of four interviews with Hiroji Okumura, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Okumua (b. 1896) recalls his childhood in Japan and traveling to San Francisco in 1917. He describes farming in Southern...
    • Okumura, Hiroji, 1896-1992--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American farmers; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Manzanar War Relocation Center;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Hisaye Tsutsui

    • Transcript (typescript, 36 pages) of two interviews with Hisaye Tsutsui, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Hisaye Tsutsui (b. 1898) describes village life in Japan, her arranged marriage, and emigration to Payson, Utah. She talks about...
    • Tsutsui, Hisaye, 1898-2000--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American women--Utah--Interviews; Arranged marriages; Rice farmers--Japan;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Ichiro Doi

    • Transcript (typescript, 28 pages) of an interview on July 2, 1984, by Leslie Kelen with Ichiro Doi, who was born in Utah in 1918 and grew up in Salt Lake City. Mr. Doi (b. 1917) talks about his parents, farming, the flu epidemic of 1918, and...
    • Doi, Ichiro, 1917- --Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Utah--Ethnic relations; Hoteliers; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941--Influence;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Ichiro Okumura

    • Transcript (typescript, 57 pages) of a two interviews with Ichiro Okumura, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mr. Okumura (b. 1922) describes his childhood in California, camp life at Manzanar, harvesting crops in Idaho on a work furlough,...
    • Okumura, Ichiro, 1922-2003--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Manzanar War Relocation Center; Railroads--Employees;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Jeanne Konishi

    • Transcript (typescript, 88 pages) of two interviews with Jeanne Konishi, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mrs. Konishi (b. 1920) was born in Salt Lake City, but spent most of her childhood in the mining town of Tintic. She talks about...
    • Konishi, Jeanne, 1920- --Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941--Influence; Utah--Ethnic relations; Railroads--Employees--Utah; Buddhism--Utah;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Jim Yoshio Tazoi

    • Transcript (typescript, 57 pages) of an interview with Jim Yoshio Tazoi, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1985. Mr. Tazoi (b. 1919) talks about his family roots in Japan, and his childhood in Garland, where his father worked for the Utah-Idaho...
    • Tazoi, Jim Yoshio, 1919-2007--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Japanese American; United States--Armed Forces--Japanese Americans; Japanese American soldiers; Japanese American farmers;...
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Jun Kuramada

    • Transcript (typescript, 86 pages) of two interviews with Jun Kuramada, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mr. Kuramada (b. 1913) talks about his parents, their life in Japan, and his mother's views on the importance of education. Other...
    • Kuramada, Jun, 1913-2013--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American physicians; Dentists; Japanese American Citizens' League; Japanese American soldiers;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Kenzo Fujikawa

    • Transcript (typescript, 26 pages) of two interview with Kenzo Fujikawa, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mr. Fujikawa (b. 1889) talks about his childhood in Japan and coming to America, arriving in San Francisco on 18 April 1906, just...
    • Fujikawa, Kenzo, 1889-1990--Interviews; Fujikawa, Kenji, 1922- ; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American farmers--Utah; Railroads--Employees;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Kinsaku Inouye

    • Transcript (typescript, 33 pages) of a series of interviews with Kinsaku Inouye, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mr. Inouye (b. 1896) came to the United States to join his father. He talks about farming, working on the railroad,...
    • Inouye, Kinsaku, 1896-1994--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American farmers--Utah; Railroads--Employees--Utah; Japanese Americans--Utah--Cultural assimilation; Utah--Ethnic relations;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Kiyotoshi Iwamoto

    • Transcript (typescript, 89 pages) of two interviews with Kiyotoshi Iwamoto, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Iwamoto, the son of a Buddhist minister, was born in Hawaii. He talks about Asian immigration to Hawaii, going to school in...
    • Iwamoto, Kiyotoshi, 1914-2002--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews;California--Ethnic relations; Utah--Ethnic relations; United States--Emigration and immigration; Hawaii--Emigration and immigration;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Kotomi Sudoko

    • Transcript (typescript, 44 pages) of a three interviews with Kotomi Sudoko, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Sandra Fuller interviewed Mrs. Sudoko with Grace Oshita translating. Topics covered inlude coming to America as a picture bride,...
    • Sudoko, Kotomi Okano, 1898-1994--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American women--Utah--Interviews; Arranged marriages; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Granada Relocation Center;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Minoru Yasui

    • Transcript (typescript, 35 pages) of an interview with Minoru Yasui, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1986. Mr. Yasui (b. 1916) discusses the immigration experiences of his family, his childhood in Oregon, and his father's prosperous business...
    • Yasui, Minoru, 1916-1986--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Minidoka Relocation Center; Attorneys;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: MItsugi Kasai

    • Transcript (typescript, 164 pages) of an interview with Mitsugi Kasai, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mr. Kasai (b. 1918) recalls his early life on an Idaho farm during the Great Depression. He also reminisces about his life-long...
    • Kasai, Mitsugi, 1918-2013--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American soldiers; United States--Armed Forces--Japanese Americans; Military intelligence; Utah--Ethnic relations;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Okada brothers

    • Transcript (typescript, 118 pages) of an interview by Sandra Fuller and Leslie Kelen with brothers Toru ("Beb"), Tetsu, Kenge and "Junior" Okada, Japanese-Americans living in Utah in 1984. In the transcript, Toru is called "1man," Kenge is "2Man,"...
    • Okada, Toru, 1919- --Interviews; Okada, Tetsu, 1926-2010--Interviews; Okada, Kenge, 1922- --Interviews;; Okada, Junior, 1929-1994--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American farmers; Utah--Ethnic relations; World War,...
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Osako Uno

    • Transcript (typescript, 92 pages) of a series of interviews with Osako Teraoka Uno, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mrs. Uno (b. 1894) discusses her childhood in a Japanese village, her education at Tokyo Women's University, teaching...
    • Uno, Osako Teraoka, 1894-1995--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American women--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Heart Mountain Relocation Center (Wyo.);
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Raymond Uno

    • Transcript (typescript, 134 pages) of an interview with Raymond Uno, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1987. Judge Uno (b. 1930) reminisces about his childhood in Ogden, Utah, the family's move to California in the mid-1930s, and subsequent...
    • Uno, Raymond, 1930- --Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Heart Mountain Relocation Center (Wyo.); United States--Armed Forces--Japanese Americans; Japanese American soldiers;...
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Roy Tachiki

    • Transcript (typescript, 88 pages) of two interviews with Roy Tachiki, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mr. Tachiki describes his family and how they came to America. He was sent to Japan to be educated when he was five years old. He...
    • Tachiki, Roy, 1907-2001--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Japanese American farmers;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Roy Y. Nakatani

    • Transcript (typescript, 73 pages) of an interview with Roy Y. Nakatani, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1988. Mr. Nakatani (b. 1916) discusses the immigration experiences of family members, his education in the San Francisco, California,...
    • Nakatani, Roy Y., 1916-1994--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Cultural assimilation; Japanese American farmers--California; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Granada Relocation...
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Ruby Ushio

    • Transcript (typescript, 32 pages) of an interview with Ruby Akita Ushio, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mrs. Ushio (b. 1916) discusses her childhood on a farm in what is now South Salt Lake, her father's immigration experience, and her...
    • Ushio, Ruby Akita, 1916-2008--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American women--Utah--Interviews; Arranged marriages; Japanese American farmers--Utah;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Sachi Seko

    • Transcript (typescript, 246 pages) of two interviews with Sachi Wada Seko, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Sachi Seko (b. 1927) talks about her parents and grandparents, her childhood in Southern California, and bringing up her...
    • Seko, Sachi Wada, 1927-2009--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American women--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Saige Aramaki

    • Transcript (typescript, 44 pages) of an interview on June 28, 1984, by Leslie Kelen of Saige Aramaki, a Japanese American born at Price, Utah. Mr. Aramaki (b. 1918) recounts his genealogy, and recalls his childhood in Carbon County, Utah. He was...
    • Aramaki, Saige, 1918- Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; United States--Armed Forces--Japanese Americans; Japanese American soldiers; Japanese American farmers; Utah--Ethnic...
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Sam Watanuki

    • Transcript (typescript, 86 pages) of a series of interviews with Sam Watanuki, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mr. Watanuki (b. 1915) discusses his childhood in the Japanese camp near Tooele for workers of the U.S. Mine and Smelter,...
    • Watanuki, Isamu, 1915-1997--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Japanese Americans--Utah--Cultural assimilation;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Seiichi Yei

    • Transcript (typescript, 67 pages) of an interview with Seiichi "Slim" Yei, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1987. Mr. Yei (b. 1924) recalls his childhood in Ogden, Utah, and his service in the European theater during World War II. He also...
    • Yei, Seiichi, 1924-2004--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American farmers--Utah; Utah--Ethnic relations; United States--Armed Forces--Japanese Americans; Japanese American soldiers; World War, 1939-1945--Participation,...
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Sen Nishiyama

    • Transcript (typescript, 41 pages) of an interview with Sen Nishiyama, a Japanese-American born in Utah who emigrated to Japan in 1935. Nishiyama discusses the Depression, his father, growing up in Salt Lake City, being refused admittance to a...
    • Nishiyama, Sen, 1911-2007--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Japan--Interviews; Utah--Emigration and immigration; Japan--Emigration and immigration; Translators--Japan;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Shake Ushio

    • Transcript (typescript, 250 pages) of a series of interviews with Siigeki "Shake" Ushio, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984 and 1987. Mr. Ushio (b. 1914) recalls his farm childhood in Sandy, Utah, and his own experiences as a farmer in...
    • Ushio, Shigeki, 1914-2002--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American farmers; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Japanese American Citizens' League;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Tae Kasuga Sugaya

    • Transcript (typescript, typescript, 133 pages) of tjree interviews with Tae Kasuga Sugaya, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mrs. Sugaya (b. 1929) describes her childhood in Salt Lake County. She relates the story of her parents' marriage...
    • Sugaya, Tae Kasuga, 1929- --Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American women--Utah--Interviews; Railroads--Employees; Japanese American farmers;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Take Uchida

    • Transcript (typescript, 199 pages) of a series of interviews with Take Uchida, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Take Yamamoto Uchida (b. 1890) reminisces about her childhood in Japan, where she was educated in Methodist schools. She...
    • Uchida, Take Yamamoto, 1890- --Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American women--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American farmers; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Crystal City Internment Camp (Crystal...
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Toki Nakashima

    • Transcript (typescript, 51 pages) of three interviews with Toki Nakashima, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Nakashima (b. 1895) recalls family stories of her father's life as a seaman in Japan. She discusses family life in rural Japan,...
    • Nakashima, Toki, 1895-1993--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American women--Utah--Interviews; Arranged marriages--Japan; Utah--Emigration and immigration; Japanese Americans--Utah--Cultural assimilation;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Yoshio Katsuki

    • Transcript (typescript, 22 pages) of three interviews with Yoshio Katsuki, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Katsuki (b. 1901) tells of his birth in Japan, and how his family members immigrated to the United States, one at a time. He...
    • Katsuki, Yoshio, 1901- --Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Utah--Emigration and immigration; Japanese American farmers; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941--Influence;
    • Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Yukiyoshi Inouye

    • Transcript (typescript, 97 pages) of an interview with Yukus Yukiyoshi Inouye, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1987. Mr. Inouye (b. 1916) discusses the immigration experience of family members, work, Japanese business in Salt Lake City, the...
    • Inouye, Yukus Yukiyoshi, 1916-2007--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American farmers--Utah; Utah--Ethnic relations; Japanese Americans--Utah--Cultural assimilation;

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