Esperanza and Gavino Aguayo, No. 2, Hispanic Oral Histories, Accn 1369

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Title Esperanza and Gavino Aguayo, No. 2, Hispanic Oral Histories, Accn 1369
Creator Aguayo, Esperanza, 1932-; Aguayo, Gavino
Contributor Kelen, Leslie G., 1949-
Date 1985-02-06
Date Digital 2016-05-02
Spatial Coverage Bingham, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Mexican Americans--Utah--Interviews; Aguayo, Esperanza, 1932- --Interviews; Aguayo, Gavnio--Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Kennecott Copper Corporation; Emigration and immigration--Social aspects
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Keywords WWII; World War II
Description Transcript (102 pages) of part 2 of 2 of interviews by Leslie Kelen with Esperanza and Gavnio Aguayo, on February 6, 1985 and February 25, 1985.
Collection Number and Name ACCN 1369, Hispanic Oral Histories, 1984-1987
Abstract The interview continues with Gavino's being drafted in 1943 at the age of eighteen and sent to New Zealand. He talks about combat in New Guinea and the Philippines, the behavior of conquered Japanese during occupation, and the condition of Japanese cities. Other topics covered include women working for Kennecott, postwar working conditions at the mine, unions and strikes, being evicted from company houses to make room for mine expansion, employment practices at Kennecott, Father Miersman, accidents and safety, family marriage customs, and Mormon religion and culture.
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Extent 123 pages
Language eng
Rights Holder For further information please contact Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah at or (801)581-8863 or 295 South 1500 East, 4th Floor, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Chris Anderson; Anna Neatrour
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s60w0kgs
Topic Mexican Americans; World War (1939-1945); Kennecott Copper Corporation; Emigration and immigration--Social aspects
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Setname uum_hoh
Date Created 2016-08-03
Date Modified 2016-08-03
ID 893095
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