Heber and Genevieve Moulton collection of Laotian refugee stories and photographs
Scope and Contents note
Colletion consists of personal interviews and accompanying photographs of thirty Laotian families who joined the Church in Fresno, California. Most accounts detail their harrowing escape from the Communist dictatorship. Materials collected by the Moultons during their missionary service in Fresno.
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Heber and Genevieve Moulton collection of Laotian refugee stories and photos must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Genevieve Moulton (born 1921) is a Mormon homemaker in Utah.
Genevieve Moulton was born in 1921 to Thomas Cottam and Lydia Naegle Romney. She married Heber Moulton on March 16, 1948, and together they had five children. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she served four missions with her husband.
Heber Moulton (1920-2004) was a teacher in Utah.
James Heber Moulton was born on September 21, 1920 in Heber City, Utah to Thomas Henry and Maybell McMullin Moulton. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served a mission to the Southern States. In 1943 he enlisted in the United States Army, where he served three years. After his return from military service he studied at the University of Utah. He married Genevieve Romney on March 16, 1948, and together they had five children. Moulton worked in Salt Lake City, eventually retiring from the Utah Technical College in 1985. After retirement he was involved in gardening, family history, video production, and church work. Moulton passed away on April 13, 2004 in Bountiful, Utah.
2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
A collection of escape stories and photos from Laotian refugees living in Fresno, California.
Custodial History note
Compiled during their mission to Fresno, California, and donated after their return.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; Heber and Genevieve Moulton; 1994.
Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007); accounts of Laotian refugee converts to the LDS church in Fresno, California.
Processing Information note
Processed;Amanda Clark and Katie Connors; 2008.
- Register of Heber and Genevieve Moulton collection of Laotian refugee stories and photos
- Amanda Clark and Katie Connors
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.