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Interview with Torano Shigehisa Sanekane

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Title: Interview with Torano Shigehisa Sanekane
Interviewer: Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi
Interviewee: Sanekane, Torano Shigehisa
Keywords: Immigration
Plantation Life
Issue Date: 1987
Series/Report no.: Koloa: An Oral History of a Kauai Community
Description: In a brief interview, a Japanese immigrant remembers her faming life in Japan, immigration to Hawaii as a picture bride, sugar plantation field work, laundry work for Filipino bachelors and soldiers, and family life in Koloa.
sugar plantation laborer, laundress; Japanese; female
Interview conducted in Japanese (translation).
Sponsor: Community, State
Pages/Duration: 40 min
15 pages
Geographic Coverage: Koloa, Kauai
Appears in Collections:Koloa: An Oral History of a Kaua‘i Community

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