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Interview with Josephine Nelson Todd
|Title:||Interview with Josephine Nelson Todd|
Portuguese - Lifestyles
|Series/Report no.:||Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawaii Volume II|
|Description:||A woman of Portuguese and Danish ancestry remembers her parents and home in Villa Franca, a neighborhood in Hilo. She recalls daily life--chores, meals, games, church. She attended St. Joseph's School and reminisces about meeting Queen Liliuokalani there. A Normal School graduate, she describes the then-new Keaukaha School and her students. She describes the destruction of her oceanfront home in both the 1946 and 1960 tsunamis.|
teacher; Danish-Portuguese; female
Interview conducted in English.
|Appears in Collections:||Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawai‘i|
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