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Interview with Stanley Clifford Mendes
|Title:||Interview with Stanley Clifford Mendes|
|Series/Report no.:||The Closing of Sugar Plantations: Interviews with Families of Hamakua and Kau, Hawaii|
|Description:||A retired sugar worker recalls his father's plantation jobs, camp life in Paauilo, and World War II blackouts. He talks the planting and harvesting sugarcane and his jobs, including field work, cultivating with mules, tractor driving, and mill work. He also talks about accidents, health problems, strikes, and negative changes in the community.|
sugar plantation laborer, mule operator, tractor driver; Portuguese; male
Interview conducted in English.
|Pages/Duration:||4 hr, 10 min|
|Appears in Collections:||The Closing of Sugar Plantations: Interviews with Families of Hamakua and Ka‘u, Hawai‘i|
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