Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Sam Watanuki

Request archival file or update item information
Title Interviews with Japanese in Utah: Sam Watanuki
Alternative Title Sam Watanuki: interviews on February 6 and 21, 1984; March 12, 19, and 21, 1984; and April 12, 1984
Creator Watanuki, Isamu, 1915-1997
Contributor Fuller, Sandra T., 1945-
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1984-02-06; 1984-02-21; 1984-03-12; 1984-03-19; 1984-03-21; 1984-04-12
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 Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, ; Tooele County, Utah, United States,
Subject Watanuki, Isamu, 1915-1997--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Utah--Interviews; Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Japanese Americans--Utah--Cultural assimilation
Description Transcript (typescript, 86 pages) of a series of interviews with Sam Watanuki, a Japanese-American living in Utah in 1984. Mr. Watanuki (b. 1915) discusses his childhood in the Japanese camp near Tooele for workers of the U.S. Mine and Smelter, attending Japanese language school, various jobs he held (copper mine, barbering, cleaning), the LDS church, courting his first wife, and the family's experiences during World War II, including the FBI taking his father away on the evening of December 7. Father was interned at Camp Livingston, Louisiana, and came back from internment in ill-health and died; his funeral is described
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/s6bc5g94
Topic Japanese Americans--Cultural assimilation; Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945)
Setname uum_ijau
Date Created 2015-10-20
Date Modified 2015-10-20
ID 901360
Reference URL
Back to Search Results