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Interview with Hanako Ishiyama Gushiken

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Title: Interview with Hanako Ishiyama Gushiken
Interviewer: Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi
Interviewee: Gushiken, Hanako Ishiyama
Keywords: Business
Family Life
Japanese - Community
Japanese - Lifestyles
Plantation Life
Issue Date: 1987
Series/Report no.: Koloa: An Oral History of a Kauai Community
Description: A Japanese woman who was orphaned at an early age reflects on taking care of her foster family's children, plantation field work, schooling, nurse's aide work, marriage and children, drycleaning business, and organizing senior citizen and activities.
sugar plantation laborer, nurse's aide, laundress, dry cleaner, custodian, senior citizen center organizer; Japanese; female
Interview conducted in English and Japanese.
Sponsor: Community, State
Pages/Duration: 1 hr, 20 min
25 pages
Geographic Coverage: Koloa, Kauai
Appears in Collections:Koloa: An Oral History of a Kaua‘i Community

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