Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Alice Kasai

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Title Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Alice Kasai
Alternative Title Alice Kasai: interviews on August 22, 1984, October 25, 1984, November 1, 1984, and November 13, 1984
Creator Kasai, Alice, 1916-2007
Contributor Fuller, Sandra T., 1945-
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1984-08-22; 1984-08-20; 1984-11-01
Date Digital 2014-05-07
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Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, ; Seattle, King County, Washington, United States, ; Japan,
Subject Kasai, Alice, 1916-2007--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American Citizens' League--History; Japanese Americans--Utah--Cultural assimilation
Description 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 her parents in Japan, their life together in Seattle, Washington, and the decision to send Alice and her sister to Japan to be cared for by relatives. She also talks about her childhood in Japan with her grandmother, returning with her mother and younger brother to Utah, and life in mining communities. Other topics covered include going to school, her courtship and marriage to Henry Kasai, life in Salt Lake during World War II and the period of Henry's internment, the isssue of redress for Japanese internees, the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), religion, the Bahai faith, the NAACP, and civil rights
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson
Metadata Cataloger Tim Arnold; Ken Rockwell; Patrick Miller
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro 9 for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s6bk2w4s
Topic Japanese Americans--Cultural assimilation; Japanese American Citizens' League
Is Part of Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women's Legacy Archive
Relation is Part of Mitsugi M. Kasai Memorial Japanese American Archive
Setname uum_ijau
Date Created 2014-06-04
Date Modified 2019-09-11
ID 901065
Reference URL