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Interview with Jan Priest Wysard
|Title:||Interview with Jan Priest Wysard|
|Series/Report no.:||Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories|
|Description:||Born in Puunene, a woman describes growing up in a plantation town, Japanese domestics in the household, and schooling at English-standard Kaunoa School. A Punahou School alumna, she describes her Mainland college experiences, including witnessing racial discrimination. She details the Speckelsville beachfront house her parents built with the help of a Japanese stone mason. A child in 1946, she explains how she, her family, and house guests escaped the tsunami.|
officer worker; Caucasian; female
Interview conducted in English.
|Sponsor:||State, Federal, Private|
|Appears in Collections:||Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories|
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