Japanese Americans
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.
Our Daily Diary, Topaz War Relocation Center
Our Daily Diary, Topaz War Relocation Center
Our Daily Diary is a diary kept by the High Third Grade children at the Topaz War Relocation Center during World War II. Students and their teacher document their every day experiences during the time of internment of Japanese-Americans.
Photo Archives
Photo Archives
Over 70,000 photos covering a variety of topics from Marriott Library Special Collections
Topaz Museum
Topaz Museum
From 1942 to 1945, over 100,000 Japanese-Americans were interned in camps throughout the American West. Topaz Camp, located near Delta, Utah, held around 8,000 of these individuals. This collection contains an assortment of historical photos depicting the hardships met by these prisoners.
Topaz Oral Histories
Topaz Oral Histories
The Topaz oral history project collection contains transcripts of tapes, and related transcription materials of a collection of 70 oral history interviews which document the lives of Japanese Americans who were interned at the Topaz, Utah, camp. The interviews were conducted by Sandra Taylor of the University of Utah Department of History. Also included are copies of articles and other research materials.