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Interview with Bessie Watson
|Title:||Interview with Bessie Watson|
|Contributors:||ʻ&&Hodges, Iwalani (interviewer)|
Watson, Bessie (interviewee)
Flora and Fauna
Hawaiians - Lifestyles
|Series:||Ka Poe Kau Lei: An Oral History of Hawaii's Lei Sellers|
|Description:||Starting out as the middle person between the orchid growers and lei sellers, the owner of Bessie's Lei Stand moved into lei selling. She talks about how she managed the lei business and, at the same time, raised her children.|
lei stand proprietor, lei seller, cannery worker, shipyard clerk, flower wholesaler; Hawaiian-Japanese-Irish; female
Interview conducted in English.
|Pages/Duration:||1 hr, 15 min|
|Coverage (Spatial):||Aiea, Oahu|
|Appears in Collections:||
Ka Po‘e Kau Lei: An Oral History of Hawai‘i’s Lei Sellers|
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