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Hispanic Oral Histories
Hispanic Oral Histories
The Hispanic oral histories (1984-1987) were conducted by the Oral History Institute of Salt Lake City, Utah, primarily by Leslie Kelen and Sandra Fuller. Transcripts of tapes of interviews with Hispanic Americans living in Utah. Those interviewed were either immigrants or children of immigrants. Principal topics are family life, work, and religion.
Humanities In Focus
Humanities In Focus
The collection includes more than 35 documentary films from students at the University of Utah and Greater Salt Lake City community. Since 2006, the students of HIF have covered subjects dealing with pressing issues that include addiction, abuse, immigration, politics, and family.
Interviews with Japanese Americans in Utah
Interviews with Japanese Americans in Utah
The interviews with Japanese Americans in Utah (1984-1988) consists of transcripts of a series of interviews conducted with members of the Japanese community between 1984 and 1988. Common themes within the interviews are family life, work, religion, immigration experiences, discrimination, and relations with the Mormon establishment in Utah.
Interviews with Jews in Utah
Interviews with Jews in Utah
The interviews with Jews in Utah collection (1982-1988) is part of a project funded by the Utah Endowment for the Humanities and undertaken by the Oral History Institute of Salt Lake City, Utah. Events recalled by the interviewees span the time period from the 1880s to 1986. Common themes include family life, immigration, relations with the LDS community, religious activity, the unification of the congregations Montefiore and B'nai Israel, Jewish businesses and organizations, and World War II.
Jewish Oral History Project
Jewish Oral History Project
The Jewish oral history project was conducted by the American West Center and consists of a series of interviews between 1972 and 1977 with local Jewish Americans concerning life in Utah.
Spanish Speaking Peoples in Utah
Spanish Speaking Peoples in Utah
This oral history collection consists of 166 interviews conducted in the early 1970s. The interview subjects lived in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and the San Luis Valley of Colorado. The material deals with such topics as cultural norms and traditions, relations with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, union activities, employment opportunities, discrimination, the Depression years of the 1930s, the experiences of migrant farm workers, and various other issues relevant to the lives of the Hispanic community.