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Title Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Kiyotoshi Iwamoto
Alternative Title Kiyotoshi Iwamoto: interviews on May 24, 1984, and June 4, 1984
Creator Iwamoto, Kiyotoshi, 1914-2002
Contributor Kelen, Leslie G., 1949-
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1984-05-24; 1984-06-04
Date Digital 2014-05-07
Access Rights I acknowledge and agree that all information I obtain as a result of accessing any oral history provided by the University of Utah's Marriott Library shall be used only for historical or scholarly or academic research purposes, and not for commercial purposes. I understand that any other use of the materials is not authorized by the University of Utah and may exceed the scope of permission granted to the University of Utah by the interviewer or interviewee. I may request permission for other uses, in writing to Special Collections at the Marriott Library, which the University of Utah may choose grant, in its sole discretion. I agree to defend, indemnify and hold the University of Utah and its Marriott Library harmless for and against any actions or claims that relate to my improper use of materials provided by the University of Utah.
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, ; Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, ; Hawaii, United States,
Subject Iwamoto, Kiyotoshi, 1914-2002--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews;California--Ethnic relations; Utah--Ethnic relations; United States--Emigration and immigration; Hawaii--Emigration and immigration
Description Transcript (typescript, 89 pages) of two interviews with Kiyotoshi Iwamoto, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Iwamoto, the son of a Buddhist minister, was born in Hawaii. He talks about Asian immigration to Hawaii, going to school in Japan, the political situation in Israel, the rise of militarism in Japan in the 1930s, and working as a migrant farm laborer and "houseboy" in pre-World War II California. He also describes cultural conflict between the Issei (Japanese-born), the Nisei (American-born), and the Kibei (American-born, educated in Japan). Other topics covered include discrimination in California and in Utah , Japanese businesses in Salt Lake City, and Japanese towns
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro 9 for CONTENTdm display
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Topic Japanese Americans; Emigration and immigration
Relation is Part of Mitsugi M. Kasai Memorial Japanese American Archive
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