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Interview with Raku Morimoto

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Title:Interview with Raku Morimoto
Contributors:Kodama, Michiko (interviewer)
Morimoto, Raku (interviewee)
Customs and Beliefs - Japanese
Honolulu (district)
Plantation Life
Date Issued:1983
Series:Five Life Histories
Source:10-5-1-83, 10-8-2-83, 10-12-3-83
Description:The oldest female descendant of the first boatload of Japanese contract immigrants who arrived in 1885 discusses her parents' coming to Hawaii, her early years in Kula and Downtown Honolulu, and her career as an Immigration Bureau interpreter.
church mission worker, interpreter, schoolteacher; Japanese; female
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:4 hr, 10 min
72 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Five Life Histories

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