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Jessie L. Embry research on the Second World War homefront, 1991-1992

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3211 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains oral histories, notes, and other research materials on the homefront experience in Utah during World War II. Materials date from between 1991 and 1992.


  • 1991-1992


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Jessie L. Embry papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Jessie L. Embry (b. 1952) is an research professor and educational administrator in Utah.

Jessie L. Embry is the associate director of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies and an associate research professor at Brigham Young University. She is the author of thirteen books and over one hundred articles on the American West, Utah, and Mormon history. Most of her research is based on oral history. She directed oral history projects on African American Mormons, Asian American Mormons, Polynesian American Mormons, Hispanic American Mormons, and Native American Mormons. She earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees, in history, from Brigham Young University (1973 and 1974, respectively), specializing in oral, Western American, and Mormon history. As of 2000, she has been serving in prominent positions within the Utah State Historical Society, the Mormon History Association, the Utah Women's History Association, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, and the National Council for Preservation Education.


6 folders

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