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Interview with Abigail Burgess

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Title:Interview with Abigail Burgess
Contributors:ʻ&&Hodges, Iwalani (interviewer)
Burgess, Abigail (interviewee)
Ethnic Relations
Flora and Fauna
Honolulu (district)
Date Issued:1985
Series:Ka Poe Kau Lei: An Oral History of Hawaii's Lei Sellers
Source:14-15-1-85, 14-16-1-85
Description:The history of Arthur's Lei Stand is recounted by two sisters. The older recalls their Kakaako home circa 1920s and the surrounding swamps and ethnic camps. Making paper, seeds, and flower lei is also described. Interviewed with Lillian Cameron.
newspaper seller, lei seller; Hawaiian-Chinese-Spanish; female
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:3 hr
57 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Maili, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Ka Po‘e Kau Lei: An Oral History of Hawai‘i’s Lei Sellers

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