Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Hiroji Okumura

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Title Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Hiroji Okumura
Alternative Title Hiroji Okumura: interviews on February 8, 1984; February 17, 1984; March 30, 1984; and April 6, 1984
Creator Okumura, Hiroji, 1896-1992
Contributor Kelen, Leslie G., 1949-
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1984-02-08; 1984-02-17; 1984-03-30; 1984-04-06
Date Digital 2014-05-07
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Spatial Coverage San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States, ; Gardena, Los Angeles County, California, United States, ; Manzanar, Inyo County, California, United States, ; American Fork, Utah County, Utah, United States, ; Japan,
Subject Okumura, Hiroji, 1896-1992--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese American farmers; Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945; Manzanar War Relocation Center
Description 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 California, family life, internment in the Manzanar camp, a shooting at the gates of the camp, raising celery near American Fork, Utah, and post-war life
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/s6sj33cg
Topic Japanese Americans; Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945); Manzanar War Relocation Center; Japanese American farmers
Setname uum_ijau
Date Created 2015-10-13
Date Modified 2022-05-15
ID 897822
Reference URL