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Interview with Mitsugi Nishihara

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Title:Interview with Mitsugi Nishihara
Contributors:Nishimoto, Warren (interviewer)
Nishihara, Mitsugi (interviewee)
Keywords:Ethnic Relations
Japanese - Customs and Beliefs
Japanese - Lifestyles
Plantation Life
Date Issued:1987
Series:Koloa: An Oral History of a Kauai Community
Source:15-7-1-87, 15-20-2-87, 15-21-2-87
Description:A Japanese man remembers plantation life in Koloa and field jobs, including hoeing and mule handling for the hapai ko operation. After working for a soda works, he was plantation store order taker and eventually took charge of ordering and markup.
sugar plantation laborer, soda works employee, store employee, country water collector, appliance salesman; Japanese; male
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:1 hr, 50 min
60 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Koloa, Kauai
Appears in Collections: Koloa: An Oral History of a Kaua‘i Community

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