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Interview with Alex Ruiz
|Title:||Interview with Alex Ruiz|
|Contributors:||Nishimoto, Warren (interviewer)|
Planas, Chris (interviewer)
Ruiz, Alex (interviewee)
Filipinos - Lifestyles
|Series:||Koloa: An Oral History of a Kauai Community|
|Description:||Raised in Laoag and Manila in the Philippines, Ruiz recalls his immigration to Hawaii and detention at the immigration station. He also tells of Caucasian supervisors in the field, store, and mill, and of the discriminatory coupon system for Filipinos.|
sugar plantation laborer, sugar plantation mill worker, store employee, welder; Filipino; male
Interview conducted in English.
|Pages/Duration:||2 hr, 28 min|
|Coverage (Spatial):||Koloa, Kauai|
|Appears in Collections:||
Koloa: An Oral History of a Kaua‘i Community|
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