Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Jim Yoshio Tazoi

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Title Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Jim Yoshio Tazoi
Alternative Title Jim Yoshio Tazoi: interview on August 18, 1984
Creator Tazoi, Jim Yoshio, 1919-2007
Contributor Kelen, Leslie G., 1949-
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1984-08-18
Date Digital 2014-05-07
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Spatial Coverage Garland, Box Elder County, Utah, United States, ; Japan,
Subject 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; Buddhism--Utah
Description 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 Sugar Company. He went to the Utah State Agricultural College in Logan and joined the National Guard. He was transferred to the 442nd and sent to Italy, where he was wounded in battle. He describes his postwar life including working at Hill Field, farming, his children, and the practice of Buddhism
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/s6h43891
Topic Japanese Americans; Japanese American soldiers; Japanese American farmers; Japanese Americans--Religion
Setname uum_ijau
Date Created 2015-10-13
Date Modified 2015-10-13
ID 898584
Reference URL