Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Okada brothers

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Title Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Okada brothers
Alternative Title Toru and Jim Okada: interview of August 18, 1984
Creator Okada, Toru, 1919- ; Okada, Tetsu, 1926-2010; Okada, Kenge; Okada, Junior, 1929-1994
Contributor Fuller, Sandra T., 1945- ; 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 Honeyville, Box Elder County, Utah, United States, ; Deweyville, Box Elder County, Utah, United States, ; Tremonton, Box Elder County, Utah, United States, ; Hawaii, United States, ; California, United States,
Subject 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, 1939-1945--Participation, Japanese American; Buddhists--Utah; Arranged marriages
Description 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," Junior is "3Man," and Tetsu is "4man." An unidentified woman, probably a wife, joined the conversation.The Okado brothers (b. 1919 to 1929) talk about the families of their mother and father in Japan, relocation to Hawaii, coming to Utah and raising sugar beets, and land ownership policies in the U. S. Other topics covered include picture brides, the Depression, civilian life during World War II, farming, and Japanese American organizations
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/s6x93v1x
Topic Japanese Americans; Japanese American farmers
Setname uum_ijau
Date Created 2015-10-13
Date Modified 2015-10-13
ID 901478
Reference URL